PPG and Team Penske will continue together as partners into 2017, for a 34th straight season since 1983, with continued presence on the Team Penske IndyCars as part of a multi-year extension.
PPG Automotive Refinish will be a primary sponsor for at least four Verizon IndyCar Series races next year, although which car is to be determined. It’ll be an associate sponsor throughout the year.
Both series champion Simon Pagenaud and Juan Pablo Montoya ran PPG liveries this season and Pagenaud won with the colors on three races, at Long Beach, Barber and Mid-Ohio, this season. Pagenaud’s renumbered No. 1 Chevrolet will have Menards on board for 10 of the 17 races next year.
“As one of the Team Penske’s longest and most trusted partners for more than 30 years, PPG has been a big part of our success both on and off the track,” said Roger Penske. “Our teams continue to win with PPG and we look forward to building on the success together with our NASCAR and INDYCAR programs in the future.”
“We have a very special relationship with Team Penske,” said John Outcalt, PPG vice president, global automotive refinish. “We’ve worked together successfully for years and are proud to be a part of the team’s winning tradition. Team Penske did exceptionally well racing in 2016–Simon Pagenaud and Joey Logano were outstanding—and we’re excited about the prospects for 2017. By extending our partnership into the future, we’re ensuring mutual support for years to come. PPG and Team Penske are in it for the long run.”