DIGITAL ALLY AND RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING PROVIDE FANS WITH UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS FOR THE 103RD INDIANAPOLIS 500
First-Ever Live Team Garage Camera Offers Fans an Inside Look at Preparations for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing in a Multi-Year Agreement
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 13, 2019) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) and Digital Ally, a company with the mission to provide law enforcement agencies, emergency management, and commercial companies with the highest quality video solutions and software management, announced today a multi-year official partnership, naming Digital Ally “Official Video Solutions Partner” of the team’s NTT IndyCar Series program.
The relationship will give fans an unprecedented live look inside the team’s garage during preparations for the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 26 via cameras mounted in the team’s garage for drivers Graham Rahal, 2017 Indy 500 winner Takuma Sato and rookie Jordan King.
“We are thrilled to team up with Digital Ally and utilize their technology to give fans the first-ever live look inside a team garage for our biggest race of the year,’ said Bobby Rahal, team co-owner of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing with David Letterman and Michael Lanigan. “Winning the Indy 500 changed my life and being able to share the process and all of the things that go into this race and make it so special is a pleasure. It really puts a spotlight on all of our team members that put so much time and energy into making this a successful event. They really are the backbone of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and we are so proud to work with Digital Ally to offer this access.”
Digital Ally was created to develop and manufacture technology that provides customers with the ultimate liability protection and evidence recording capabilities, coupled with convenience and ease of use. Digital Ally provides law enforcement agencies along with emergency management and commercial companies with the highest quality video solutions and software management.
“When we were approached about this unique opportunity we quickly understood RLL’s vision and as huge Indy 500 fans we could not be more excited. Further, partnering with such a world class team made the decision easy,” said Stan Ross, CEO of Digital Ally.
Since 2017 Digital Ally has been a “Preferred Technology Provider of NASCAR.” Most recently, Digital Ally was the title sponsor of the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway on May 10 and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at the same track on May 11.
The 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 26. NBC will begin race day coverage at 11 a.m. EST. To view the preparations for the Indianapolis 500, please visit www.rahal.com or www.digitalally.com.
About Digital Ally, Inc.
Digital Ally®, headquartered in Lenexa, KS, specializes in the design and manufacturing of the highest quality video recording equipment and video analytic software. Digital Ally pushes the boundaries of technology in industries such as law enforcement, emergency management, commercial fleets, and consumer use. Digital Ally’s complete product solutions include in-car and body cameras, cloud and local management software, and automatic recording technology. These products work seamlessly together and are simple to install and operate. Digital Ally products are sold by domestic direct sales representatives and international distributors worldwide.
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, former CBS Late Show host David Letterman and Mi-Jack co-owner Mike Lanigan. In 2019, the team will compete in their 28th year of open wheel competition and attempt to add to their 27 wins – including the 2004 Indy 500 from pole with Buddy Rice — their 30 poles, 98 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. Since 2014, BMW Team RLL has competed in the GTLM class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with a two-car program and has brought their total to 20 wins, 26 poles and 75 podium finishes as well as a second place finish in the Manufacturer, Team and Driver championships in 2015 and 2017. The team also participates in the 2018/2019 Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Series with a two-car program and has earned three wins in six races to date. It is the world’s first production-based electric vehicle race series and is a support event to the FIA Formula E Championship.