Become a Sponsor

ABOUT THE SERIES

  • Indy Lights is the final step on INDYCAR’s official driver development system, the Mazda Road to Indy
  • Champion receives scholarship valued at $1,000,000 to advance to guaranteed 3-race program in Verizon IndyCar Series, including the 101st Indianapolis 500
  • Indy Lights competes on same tracks and weekends as the Verizon IndyCar Series with race broadcasts on NBCSN
  • Circuits include Streets of St. Petersburg, Barber Motorsports Park, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Road America, Iowa Speedway, Streets of Toronto, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Gateway Motorsports Park and Watkins Glen International
  • 10 event, 16-race schedule provides exceptional value for teams, drivers and sponsors
  • Nearly $2 million in race and season end prizes are offered by the series
  • Drivers receive nearly three and a half hours of track time on each race weekend
  • Off-season and in-season testing rules allow maximum seat time for drivers
  • Drivers receive access to professional media and marketing training throughout the season
  • Access to Verizon IndyCar Series teams and drivers via collaborative programs
  • Fan interaction at every event with series autograph sessions and fan Q&A’s
  • Unique driver cash awards such as the Tilton Hard Charger Award, Hi-Tide Kids on Track Spirit Award and Royal Purple “Slickest Pass” Award

ABOUT RYAN NORMAN

At only 18 years old, Ryan won the 2016 Atlantic Championship Series title collecting 10 wins and nine pole positions in 16 races. He repeatedly set new track records throughout the season and at the SCCA runoffs he had the quickest all-time lap for any SCCA class at Mid-Ohio. Norman broke Graham Rahal’s 2005 Formula Atlantic record by a full 1.68 seconds. Ryan was the third of four drivers confirmed to Andretti’s 2017 Indy Lights roster.

INDY LIGHTS OVERVIEW

Engine: Mazda 2.0 L MZR, turbo-charged
Horsepower: 450 base HP + 50 HP push to pass
Track-time (per event): 200 minutes
Events: All with Verizon IndyCar Series
Events/Races: 10 events/16 races
Est. Season Budget: $1,100,000 USD
Prizes/Scholarships: $1,000,000 (Advance to INDYCAR)

KEY DEMOGRAPHICS

INDYCAR FANSARE IMPACTED BY SPONSORSHIP

IndyCar Fans, after seeing a sponsorship/when a brand sponsors within IndyCar:

+26%

MORE LIKELY
to have “purchased the brands product(s)”

+48%

MORE LIKELY
to strongly consider a brand’s product

+45%

MORE LIKELY
to be very loyal to the brand that sponsors their team/driver

+40%

MORE LIKELY
to have connected with the brand/company on social media

+30%

MORE LIKELY
to research/look at review of the brand

+27%

MORE LIKELY
to have visited the website of the company/brand

CAR AND DRIVER SPONSORSHIP

As primary sponsor of Ryan Norman Racing, SPONSOR will receive:

  • First branding position on car and driver assets which includescolors and logo
  • Series VIP hospitality and seating
  • Public Relations and Series Marketing benefits
  • Integration and brand exposure through series broadcast coverage
  • Product placement and sampling
  • Exclusive access to live camera feed (“in race access”)
  • Partner activation opportunities
  • Social Media integration