Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced on Wednesday that they have entered into a partnership with Ball State University to offer students an esports scholarship.
Speaking about the news, Ball State President, Geoffrey S.Mearns said:
am grateful to Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for its commitment to the success of our students, and I am grateful to Mr. Letterman for his continued engagement with our University. “It is exciting to celebrate our partnership with RLL by hosting an elite racing team on our campus in a state where racing is an integral part of our culture.”
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver’s Jack Harvey and Christian Lundgaard will participate in today’s IndyCar Series Pro Challenge and speaking about the partnership, Tom Knox, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for RLL said:
On behalf of Bobby Rahal, David Letterman, and Mike Lanigan, we are excited to form this strategic partnership with Ball State University’s esports program. “Esports is an emerging and highly competitive field. Investing in the future expertise in this area is of great importance to our team and particularly our engineers. This partnership with Ball State connects on many levels including the ability to tap into the bright minds that make up the faculty, students, and alumni