SEALMASTER UNVEILED AS TEAM’S CO-PRIMARY SPONSOR
SealMaster is pleased to announce it will be the primary sponsor for nine of 17 Verizon IndyCar Series races, including the Indianapolis 500, for the #18 Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan entry to be driven by Sebastien Bourdais.
“Sebastien Bourdais is one of the most successful open-wheel drivers in the sport. He embodies SealMaster’s championship spirit,” said SealMaster Franchise Director Rick Simon. “The newly formed team brings together owners and members with powerful synergy and the highest standards for achievement. We operate the same way and share the same values so we feel Sebastien and the team will be great brand ambassadors.”
Dale Coyne, Jimmy Vasser and James “Sulli” Sullivan announced the creation of Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Feb. 5. “When Jimmy, Sulli and I met to discuss creating this partnership, it was very enticing,” said Dale Coyne owner of Dale Coyne Racing, who will continue to run the #19 entry under the DCR banner. “They’ve had a lot of success in their previous years in IndyCar, and I’m thrilled to have them as partners. It’s an opportunity I couldn’t turn down as we move forward with this program. The future is bright, and we’re excited to get the season going with SealMaster onboard as a co-primary sponsor. Hopefully we can continue the success Jimmy and Sulli have had, and that we’ve had with Sebastien.”
Bourdais will be contesting his 13th IndyCar season, third with Dale Coyne Racing and first under the Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan banner. He is the only driver to win four consecutive IndyCar championships (2004 -2007) tying him for second in all-time championships with Mario Andretti and Dario Franchitti. The 38-year-old from Le Mans, France, has made 171 career IndyCar starts earning 36 wins (sixth all-time) and 33 poles (tied for seventh all-time.
“I want to thank Dale Coyne, Jimmy Vasser and Sulli for the opportunity to move forward with this program that’s been in the works for over a year.” said Bourdais. “Over the last few years we’ve all captured poles and won races together. This is a team that started small, but what we needed, and now have collectively, is a consistent program, from top-to-bottom that can compete at the highest level and contend for a championship. I am very excited to get in this SealMaster car and represent such a great company.”
The SealMaster Franchise System is the nation’s leading One-Stop Source for pavement maintenance products and equipment. SealMaster is the world’s largest manufacturer of pavement sealer with more than 100 locations in the United States, including Puerto Rico; licensed manufacturing in Canada, China, and Mexico; and distribution in more than 50 countries. In addition to pavement sealer, the company distributes pavement crack sealants and repair materials, traffic paints, dust suppressants, tools, accessories, sport surfacing products, and equipment to apply all the materials. The company maintains its industry leadership consistently introducing high-performance, innovative pavement sealer formulations and state-of-the-art manufacturing technologies. Pavement maintenance professionals, property managers, municipalities and others charged with pavement maintenance use SealMaster products and equipment to protect, preserve and beautify asphalt and concrete pavement. For more information, visit sealmaster.net.
About Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan:
Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan is owned by veteran driver, team owner and successful businessman Dale Coyne (Owner of Dale Coyne Racing), and partners with Vasser-Sullivan owned by 1996 IndyCar champion Jimmy Vasser and sports marketer James “Sulli” Sullivan (Co-Owners of Vasser-Sullivan). Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan is based in Plainfield, IL, which is located about 40 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. For more information about Dale Coyne Racing w/ Vasser-Sullivan visit: DaleCoyneRacing.com.
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