INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carmel-based travel insurance company, Seven Corners, has joined forces with Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing to support Colton Herta for his second season of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires competition.
"Seven Corners is thrilled to partner with Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing," said David Fischer, chief revenue officer of Seven Corners. "We look forward to the upcoming racing season and are proud to support this talented driver and team."
Founded in 1993, Seven Corners started as a small team with a single travel insurance product that rapidly and successfully outpaced the competition. Today, Seven Corners offers a diverse selection of products and services, including a variety of travel insurance plans, to more than a million members worldwide.
"We are pleased to have Seven Corners come on board for the 2018 Indy Lights season. They have expressed their interest and excitement in joining our program and growing together moving forward, and we share that sentiment as well," said George Michael Steinbrenner IV, CEO & team principle of Steinbrenner Racing. "We look forward to a long and prosperous partnership."
Colton Herta will join teammates Patricio O'Ward (No. 27 Riverina CDMX Mexico City Mazda), Dalton Kellett (No. 28 K-Line Insulators, USA Mazda) and Ryan Norman (No. 48 Journey Mazda) for Rounds 5 and 6 of Indy Lights racing action at the Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
The four-car team will take to the track for Round 5 Friday, May 11 at 1:30 p.m. ET. The green flag for Round 6 will wave Saturday, May 12 at 1:15 p.m. ET. Fans can catch all of the racing action live through the Road to Indy TV app.
About Seven Corners
Founded in 1993, Seven Corners, Inc. is an innovative and service focused international travel insurance and specialty benefit management company. Based in Carmel, Ind. and serving a global market, Seven Corners offers a wide variety of customized travel solutions to international travelers, agencies of the U.S. government, corporations, foreign governments and various types of insurance companies. For more information on its products, visit www.sevencorners.com.
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 Rallycross competition. Additionally, the team competes as Walkinshaw Andretti United in the Australian Supercars category through partnership with Walkinshaw Racing and United Autosports.
The global racing enterprise boasts four IndyCar Series championships (2004, 2005, 2007, 2012), two Indy Lights titles (2008, 2009), one Pro Mazda championship (2013) and one USF2000 championship (2010) and has captured victory five times at the famed Indianapolis 500-Mile Race (2005, 2007, 2014, 2016, 2017). Additionally, the team holds two X Games Gold Medals and three Global Rallycross championships (2015, 2016, 2017).
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About Andretti-Steinbrenner Racing
Andretti Steinbrenner Racing was formed as a partnership between four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champions Andretti Autosport and Steinbrenner Racing in 2017. The jointly-operated team fields the No. 98 entry in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires championship with 2017 Indy Lights Rookie of the Year, Colton Herta, behind the wheel. Established in 2016, Steinbrenner Racing is an American open-wheel race team headed by George Michael Steinbrenner IV, grandson of the legendary New York Yankees owner, George Steinbrenner. A life-long racing enthusiast, George Michael Steinbrenner IV started his involvement in motor racing as an employee at Bryan Herta Rallysport in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Series and has transformed his experiences into team ownership. Andretti Steinbrenner racing has built a resume of two race-wins and eight podium-finishes, along with six pole positions. Herta finished third in the 2017 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires driver championship.
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