BROWNSBURG, Ind. and HILLIARD, Ohio (January 23, 2015) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that TranSystems Inc., a global engineering transportation firm, has renewed their role as an “Official Team Partner” for the team’s sports car and Indy car programs as well as an associate sponsor of the No. 15 Indy car driven by Graham Rahal in the Verizon IndyCar Series for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.
“Its great to have TranSystems return to the team,” said Bobby Rahal, co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with CBS LATE SHOW host David Letterman and Mi-Jack co-owner Mike Lanigan. “Over the past two seasons, they have utilized the program to continue to build their business and it’s been great to help them achieve the goals they set for the partnership. They have been a pleasure to work with and we are looking forward to continuing the relationship.”
“We are very pleased to expand our association with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and look forward to increased involvement with their BMW sports car GTLM entries,” added Brian Larson, CEO and Chairman of the Board of TranSystems. “The partnership with the Indy car team has allowed us to bring an unequaled experience to our clients at race events, and going forward the Tudor Series will open up to the TranSystems team one the most exciting venues available in motorsports.”
The 2015 TUDOR United Sports Car Championship season begins on January 24 with the Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway and will be televised on a combination of Fox, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. The Verizon IndyCar Series season begins on March 8 with the Brasilia Indy 300 and will be televised on NBCSN.
About TranSystems Inc.
TranSystems is a global transportation consulting firm engaged in infrastructure and facility planning, design and construction enhancing the movement of goods and people across today’s integrated transportation infrastructure. Its approximately 1,000 professionals in over 30 offices throughout the US perform a broad range of services to all sectors of the transportation marketplace. Service areas include architecture and engineering, strategic planning and management, supply chain, real estate and security consulting. TranSystems’ ability to meet the broad list of challenges facing its clients anywhere in the world rests firmly on the modal expertise, technical disciplines and consulting services gathered into one integrated business entity.
About Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing, based in Hilliard, Ohio and Brownsburg, Ind., is co-owned by three-time IndyCar Champion and 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal, CBS LATE SHOW host David Letterman and Mi-Jack co-owner Mike Lanigan. In 2015 the team will compete in their 24th year of open wheel competition and attempt to add to their 20 wins – including the 2004 Indy 500 from pole with Buddy Rice — their 29 poles, 81 podium finishes and 1992 series championship. The team also competed in the American Le Mans Series from 2009-2013 as BMW Team RLL where they won both the Manufacturer and Team Championships in the GT category in 2010 and swept all three GT titles in 2011 – Manufacturer, Team and Driver. In 2012, the team finished second in the Team Championship and third in the Manufacturer Championship and in 2013, the team finished second in the Driver, Team and Manufacturer Championship. In 2014, BMW Team RLL competed in the GTLM class of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship with a two-car program and earned six podium finishes including four second-place finishes. In 2015, the team will attempt to add to their 10 wins and 49 sports car podium finishes.
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