FORT WAYNE, IN (February 9, 2017) – The blue, green and white of Ruoff Home Mortgage will dress the No. 98 Andretti-Herta Autosport entry for two races during the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series. The Indy 500-winning partnership will open the season on the streets of St. Petersburg as Marco Andretti’s primary sponsor and return mid-season on the livery at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
Mark Music, president and CEO of Ruoff Home Mortgage, had this to say about the sponsorship, name in racing. Speed and precision are just two tenets that are synonymous with Andretti and with Ruoff.
“Since first joining the team in May of last year, our partnership and friendship with Mark and the Ruoff Home Mortgage family has really grown,” said Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti. “We’re thrilled to continue our success with Marco at St. Petersburg and Mid-Ohio, I think we’ll be spending time together again in victory lane soon.”
Andretti will join teammates Zach Veach (No. 26 Group One Thousand One Honda) Alexander Rossi (No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS Honda) and Ryan Hunter-Reay (No. 28 DHL Honda) on the streets of St. Petersburg as the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season kicks off.
About Ruoff Home Mortgage
Founded in 1984, Ruoff Home Mortgage is a full-service residential mortgage company with 40 branches throughout Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Florida. They have been ranked on the Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America for the past five years and were the primary sponsor of the winning car in the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. Ruoff Home Mortgage is also licensed to originate in 40 states.
About Andretti Autosport
Based in Indianapolis and led by racing legend Michael Andretti, Andretti Autosport boasts a wide racing portfolio rooted in tradition and designed for success. Together with Andretti Formula E and Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross, Andretti Autosport fields multiple entries in the IndyCar Series and Indy Lights, along with entries in the FIA Formula E Championship and Global Rallycross. Additionally, the team competes in the Australian Supercars category through partnership with Walkinshaw Racing and United Supercars. Walkinshaw Andretti United will celebrate an inaugural season in 2018.