ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) announced today that it will renew its motorsports sponsorship with world-renowned Chip Ganassi Racing for 2017.
"We are pleased to renew our partnership with motorsports leader Chip Ganassi Racing in the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series," said Deborah M. Hecht, Vice President – Global Brand Marketing and Sponsorships.
"Based on the success of last year, we anticipate further leveraging this sponsorship opportunity to increase awareness of our company and the deep expertise of our brokerage services and risk management teams."
Hecht continued, "It is an exciting experience to watch the Gallagher No. 8 car cross the finish line and to share our enthusiasm for motorsports with our clients and employees. We wish the Chip Ganassi Racing team a very successful year."
About Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, has operations in 33 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. For more information, visit www.ajg.com.
About Chip Ganassi Racing Teams
Chip Ganassi has been a fixture in the auto racing industry for over 25 years and is considered one of the most successful as well as innovative owners the sport has anywhere in the world. Today his teams include four cars in the Verizon IndyCar Series, two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, two cars in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, two factory Ford GT's in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, two factory Ford GT's in the FIA World Endurance Championship and two Supercars in Red Bull Global Rallycross. Overall his teams have 18 championships and more than 180 victories, including four Indianapolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400, six Rolex 24 at Daytonas, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ganassi boasts state-of-the-art race shop facilities in Indianapolis and Concord, N.C., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh, Pa.
SOURCE Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.