DALLAS – Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan announced Monday that Mouser Electronics Inc. will once again sponsor the team throughout the entire NTT IndyCar Series season.
Joining Mouser in the sponsorship is supplier Molex.
The 17-race season kicks off March 10 in Florida at the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, and includes the 103rd running of the famed Indianapolis 500, set for May 26.
Sebastien Bourdais returns as pilot of the Mouser/Molex-sponsored No. 18 IndyCar. Bourdais, who won the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg race in both 2017 and 2018, and finished seventh in the final standings last year on the strength of eight top-10 finishes, with five top-five showings and two podium performances. He is the only driver to win four consecutive IndyCar championships (2004-2007).
“I have had the opportunity to spent time with the Mouser team members in Texas and can honestly say I was very much impressed with their people and operation,” said Bourdais. “Mouser, Molex and the Dale Coyne Vasser Sullivan team are identical in our pursuits of both speed and excellence, that’s what makes this partnership work,” Bourdais noted.
“Bourdais and the entire team showed incredible tenacity in every race last season and, given his track record at St. Pete, we could be off to a powerful start again this season,” said Todd McAtee, Mouser Electronics’ Vice President, Americas Business Development.
“Molex is excited to team up with Mouser to sponsor the No. 18 car,” said Fred Bell, Vice President of Global Distribution for Molex. “As a leading provider of integrated electronic solutions, Molex excels in providing components for challenging automotive applications. Our sponsorship gives us the opportunity to further demonstrate our commitment to developing products that help advance the automotive industry.”