Andretti Autosport announced on Friday that Ruoff Home Mortgage who joined the team as primary sponsor to Takuma Sato’s No.26 Honda for last weekend’s Indianapolis 500 which the Japanese driver won will remain with the team for this weekend’s double header in Detroit.
Mark Music, President & CEO of Ruoff Home Mortgage commented by saying:
What you can definitely feel is the excitement that has been built around Takuma’s win at the Indianapolis 500 and we wanted to continue that partnership with Sato and Andretti Autosport for this race. Our 450+ employees, in particular, are extremely excited with the incredible performance of Takuma Sato and are happy to continue our relationship into Detroit.
Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti commented by saying:
Ruoff joined us just five days before the 101st Indy 500 and we couldn’t have been more thrilled with being able to provide them the win. “It’s great to see the partnership expand into a sponsorship for Takuma in Detroit and we hope to continue conversations and grow into an even larger relationship.
Sato ended this morning’s opening practice session on Belle Isle in 12th place.