Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing confirmed on Friday ahead of practice for this weekend’s Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix International Raceway that Graham Rahal’s No.15 Honda will have primary sponsorship from United Rentals for the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, the Duel in Detroit which takes place on June 4 and 5.
The sponsorship agreement will see United Rentals become a major associate partner to the No.15 Honda for the entire 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series. Speaking about the new deal, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing co-owner Bobby Rahal commented saying:
We are excited to not only welcome a new sponsor to the Verizon IndyCar Series but also one that is the largest in the world in its respective industry,
Michael Kneeland, CEO of United Rentals, a construction and industrial equipment rental company commented by saying:
With all the anticipation and possibilities of a new racing season upon us, United Rentals is excited to help the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team contend for a championship with the support of our equipment, people and expertise, Our partnership will also highlight our support for military personnel and veterans and will allow us to showcase for customers the ways United Rentals can help them build better futures.