Paretta Autosport, the first female NTT IndyCar Series team who will make their debut in next months 105th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge announced on Thursday that Rocket Pro TPO, a division of Rocket Mortgage that focus on working with independent mortgage brokers will serve as Simona De Silvestro’s primary sponsor for the month of May with the Swiss driver piloting the No.16 Rocket Pro TPO Chevrolet.

Speaking about the news, Paretta Autosport owner and team principal Beth Paretta commented saying:

“Having Rocket Pro TPO come onboard as our primary sponsor for this year’s Indy 500 is a perfect partnership. “We are both huge proponents of highlighting the power of women, while also using technology and speed to be the best at what we do. I cannot wait for what we will be able to accomplish as a team – both on and off the track.”
Along with the primary sponsorship, Rocket Pro TPO, Paretta and De Silvestro will partner on the ‘Rocket Accelerator’ multimedia campaign. The group will use unique and innovative ways to amplify women in the mortgage lending and racing spaces by showcasing female leaders who are thriving in these industries.
Austin Niemiec, Executive Vice President of Rocket Pro TPO commented on today’s announcement saying:
“It is an honor to be able to use the Indianapolis 500 to highlight and amplify the important role that women play in our industry, in our company and in independent mortgage brokers’ offices all across the country. “Rocket Accelerator will be a central focus of our business as we look to expand opportunities and access for female brokers, while also creating educational programs for the next generation to give them the keys to unlocking their full potential with a robust career.”
Stacey Van Roosendaal, President and CEO of Sundance Lending which is a Rocket Pro TPO broker partner commented saying:
“We all need to have our pedal to the metal and win in our respective industries. At the same time, this isn’t about crossing the finish line first, it is about lifting up others and helping them get there too, “Women can play a significant role in driving these industries to a better place. It is important we support and cheer for our professional sisters wherever they work.”
Paretta Autosport and Simona De Silvestro will make their on-track debut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway later this month when they take part in an open test.
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