Harding Racing announced on Thursday, the eve of the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil that they have entered into a partnership with Westport Homes.
Speaking about the Indiana based home builders arrival at the team, Gabby Chaves, driver of the No.88 Harding Group Chevrolet commented by saying:
We’re really happy and excited to welcome Westport Homes. “They are a first class organization. We’re really happy to welcome them to our Harding racing family and we are very excited to have them on board for the Indianapolis 500. I know we are all looking forward to how we can find success together.
Harding Racing are in their first full-time season in the Verizon IndyCar Series and team owner Mike Harding has assembled an experienced team around him to guide the Speedway based outfit with names like Larry Curry, Brian Bernhart and Al Unser Jr on board with the project.
Speaking about the new partnership with Westport Homes, Mike Harding said:
Harding Racing is thrilled to have Westport Homes on board with the team. “It is great to have another Indiana company join the program.
Matt Dunn, Indianapolis Division President of Westport Homes commented by saying:
Harding Racing has assembled an amazing team of talent and champions, including the legendary Al Unser, Jr. We are thrilled to partner with the team as a sponsor this year, especially for the 500 mile race in Indianapolis. The entire Westport family is looking forward to cheering on Gabby this weekend.
Chaves starts Sunday’s 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil from 22nd place on the grid.