The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, which helps young people be “Prepared. For Life.®” The Scouting organization is composed of nearly 2.5 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and approximately 960,000 volunteers in local councils throughout the United States and its territories.
Dale Coyne Racing and The Boy Scouts of America have benefited from a top class relationship in recent Verizon IndyCar seasons. Having Boy Scout logos on the cars, transporters, driver suits, and other equipment has allowed for organziational exposure on an international scale for the BSA and has allowed Dale Coyne Racing to benefit from the support of millions of Scouts and their families.
Learn more about The Boy Scouts of America: www.scouting.org
Jonathan Byrd’s Hospitality & Restaurant Group is the primary sponsor of the No. 18 car driven by Conor Daly for the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Season. The sponsorship will move to the No. 88 car of Bryan Clauson for the Indianapolis 500.
The Jonathan Byrd's Hospitality & Restaurant Group has been feeding central Indiana residents for over 63 years. Jonathan Byrd's flagship location in Greenwood has served millions of meals since its inception in 1988, while also delivering its experience to dozens of partner locations throughout the Indianapolis Metropolitan area through its extensive catering operation. Jonathan Byrd's is also the foodservice provider at Camp Atterbury in southern Johnson County, is the Official Catering Company of the Indianapolis Colts, and has recently launched the Jonathan Byrd’s Event & Entertainment Group.
Learn more about Jonathan Byrd's: www.jonathanbyrds.com
Jonathan Byrd’s Racing will partner with Dale Coyne Racing to run the No. 88 car of Bryan Clauson for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 in 2016.
Jonathan Byrd’s Racing was founded by the late Jonathan Byrd in 1982, and traces its roots to the Indianapolis Speedrome, where it found immediate championship-winning success. From there, the Jonathan Byrd’s team spread its wings to begin competing on short tracks across the country. While continuing its winning ways on the short tracks of America, Jonathan Byrd’s Racing made the leap to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In its various forms, Jonathan Byrd’s Racing has successfully fielded 18 entries in the Indianapolis 500 beginning in 1985, scoring 6 top ten finishes, with a best finish of 5th in 2005. The roster of Jonathan Byrd’s Racing Indy 500 drivers includes Rich Vogler (‘85,’86,’87,’88,’89), Stan Fox (‘91,’92), Gordon Johncock (‘91), Buddy Lazier (‘91,’05), Scott Brayton (‘93), John Andretti (‘94), Davy Jones (‘95), Arie Luyendyk (‘96), Mike Groff (‘97,’98), Jaques Lazier (‘01) and Bryan Clauson (2015). A Jonathan Byrd’s Racing car currently holds the all-time Indianapolis 500 1 and 4 lap qualifying records (Luyendyk ’96). Jonathan Byrd’s Racing has won 2 IndyCar races (Luyendyk – Phoenix ’96, Paul Jr – Texas ’98), along with 2 United States Auto Club National Midget Championships (’86,’87), and numerous regional and short-track championships in both midget racing and late model stock cars. Jonathan Byrd’s Racing, along with its partner teams, was responsible for the first ever “double” in 1994, when John Andretti raced in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the same day. Jonathan Byrd's Racing is also headlining Bryan Clauson's "Chasing 200 Tour: Circular Insanity", featuring Clauson's unprecedented racing fete of attempting 200 race features in a single calendar year.
Learn more about Jonathan Byrd’s Racing: www.jonathanbyrdsracing.com