BROWNSBURG, Ind. – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing announced today that Factory Motor Parts has joined the team as a sponsor of the No. 15 NTT IndyCar Series entry and driver Graham Rahal.
FVP will be the primary sponsor of Rahal’s Honda-powered entry at World Wide Technology Raceway on Aug. 22 and the company will also be an associate sponsor for the season.
“Factory Motor Parts (FMP) and the FVP brand are excited to team up with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing for the 2020 season,” said Dave Schumacher, Director of Marketing, Factory Motor Parts. “The FMP mission is to be the best independent aftermarket auto supplier in the industry, so teaming up with one of the best race teams, and their partners, is a great fit for FMP and the FVP brand.”
The partnership marks the first for the company in the NTT IndyCar Series after having been a sponsor of Richard Childress Racing in NASCAR and Brian Brown in sprint car racing. FMP will work with RLL Racing to continue to build awareness for the FVP brand as well as build business-to-business relationships.
“It’s exciting for us to bring a new partner into the sport and also an exciting time to be in the IndyCar Series,” said Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with David Letterman and Mike Lanigan. “As a family-owned business there are a lot of synergies between our companies. Factory Motor Parts has built a solid business model over the past 75 years and we look forward to working together to further grow both of our organizations.”