Indy 500 Gets Sponsor and $5 Million Deal

Indy 500 Gets Sponsor and $5 Million Deal

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For the first time ever, the Indianapolis 500 will have a presenting sponsor this year.

For the 100th anniversary of the race, the race will be called the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil.

The sponsorship deal is reportedly for three years and worth around $5 million.

“It’s terrific,” IndyCar Series team owner Roger Penske said. “Anything that helps the Speedway is good for the sport.”

The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will be on May 29th.