The NTT IndyCar and Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced on Monday that PPG has been named official paint and finisher provider and a part of the multi-year contract, PPG has been named official sponsor to qualifying day for the Indianapolis 500.
Speaking about the news, Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IndyCar owner Roger Penske said:
“PPG is one of the most loyal and trusted partners in the history of our sport, and we’re proud to pair IMS and INDYCAR with such an iconic and globally recognized brand. “Like us, PPG is built on quality and leadership in the marketplace with a strong tradition of excellence spanning more than a century. We look forward to seeing and supporting PPG’s sponsorship activation, especially during Indy 500 qualifying weekend.”
Michael McGarry, PPG chairman and chief executive officer commented saying:
“We are excited to continue and further expand our relationship with racing and specifically with the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “PPG paints, coatings and specialty materials have been used throughout racing for decades, and now to have them be part of the future INDYCAR SERIES and IMS experience is an exciting opportunity. Our company purpose is ‘to protect and beautify the world,’ and this partnership will provide opportunities to bring this to life in new and colorful ways.”
The 106th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge takes place on May 29, 2022.