Juncos Racing Lands Indianapolis 500 Sponsor

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Kyle Kaiser and Juncos Racing have picked up a sponsor for Sunday's Indianapolis 500. (James Black/IndyCar photo)

INDIANAPOLIS – Juncos Racing has announced that 250ok, an Indianapolis-based email intelligence platform, will be the primary sponsor for Kyle Kaiser’s No. 32 Chevrolet entry for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge.

The news comes in the wake of a massive turnaround for the team, after Kaiser crashed during practice last week at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and then snuck into the Field of 33 with a run that bumped out Fernando Alonso during the Last Row Shootout.

“We are thrilled to announce a highly innovative company like 250ok has joined our effort and will be our primary sponsor for the No. 32 Juncos Racing Indy 500 entry,” said team owner Ricardo Juncos. “When Greg (Kraios, CEO of 250ok) offered to support us, and we were connected over our personal journeys, we knew this sponsorship was meant to be. We both share the same values, commitments and goals, and I look forward to building our relationship with the 250ok team.”

“After hearing Ricardo’s story, and knowing they were in need of a sponsor, I jumped at the opportunity,” added Kraios. “From our similar upbringings, supporting his hardworking and odds-defying team felt like a personal calling.”

Kraios, who grew up in Indianapolis as a lifelong race fan, identified deeply with team founder Juncos’ story of working up from humble beginnings in Argentina to becoming an owner of an NTT IndyCar Series team. Kraios experienced a similar journey, growing up in a working-class Indiana neighborhood, ultimately working at ExactTarget (now Salesforce) before founding his own technology company.

Juncos Racing made headlines during qualifying for the Indy 500 this past weekend when Kaiser secured the final spot on the grid of 33 in a dramatic final attempt.

In addition, NFP and Global Medical Response each agreed to join the team for Kaiser’s No. 32 entry for the Indianapolis 500.