Celebrity Real Estate Expert Armando Montelongo Sponsors First British Female Race Car Driver in the Indianapolis 500

May 27, 2011, 15:18 ET from Armando Montelongo

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Armando Montelongo, real estate expert and star of A&E's Flip this House, today announces sponsorship of Pippa Mann, the first British female race car driver in the Indianapolis 500 (Indy 500).

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For the 100th anniversary, the Indy 500 is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of spectators to the racetrack as Mann lines up on the 11th and final row of the grid. As a 27-year-old rookie driver, Mann will take on seasoned competitors such as Danica Patrick and Ed Carpenter. For Montelongo, signing on as a main sponsor for Mann is a perfect match as it reinforces his message of commitment, hard work, and perseverance.

"I brought myself out of the poor-house to become one of the top real estate investors in America and can relate to the ambition that has Pippa racing in the Indianapolis 500 for the first time," said Montelongo. "Pippa is an inspiring individual and her passion and determination will show on the racetrack."

"Racing in the Indy 500 is the dream of every person that grows up with a love of racing, as I did," Mann adds, "Having Armando Montelongo on board as both a fan and sponsor means a lot to me and I look forward to an exciting race this weekend!"

As one of the most widely-watched single-day sporting events in the United States, the Indy 500 is expected to bring spectators and viewers from around the world, this weekend. Watch the Indy 500 on local ABC affiliates Sunday, May 29 beginning at 11:00 a.m.

For more information please visit www.ArmandoMontelongo.com and www.ArmandoLive.com for a full schedule of upcoming house-flipping seminars across the country.

About Armando Montelongo

Armando Montelongo has become the "face of flipping." He is known for purchasing homes, renovating, and selling them for a profitable amount. A self-made success, Montelongo has become America's largest residential real estate investor in fewer than five years. He is the creator of Flip and Grow Rich, a series of "How-To" real estate books and DVDs. He is currently sharing his story and expertise with Americans all across the nation on his bus tour, during which he provides students with tips and strategies for success in flipping.  Montelongo is widely known for his role as host of A&E's hit show, Flip This House. He resides in Texas with his wife and son. To find out more about Armando Montelongo and his products, please visit http://www.armandomontelongo.com/

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