Dollar General to sponsor Newgarden in Indy 500
Dollar General Corp. will sponsor rookie Josef Newgarden in the
The general merchandise chain sponsored Sarah Fisher Hartman
Racing last season, and was on the car when the team scored its
first IndyCar Series victory with Ed Carpenter at Kentucky. But
Dollar General increased its NASCAR involvement this season, and it
came at the expense of Fisher’s organization.
Dollar General said Tuesday it will get behind Newgarden for the
May 27 race.
Newgarden has been impressive through the first three races this
season, and started on the front row of last week’s race at Long
Beach. He made a bold attempt to pass four-time champion Dario
Franchitti before the first turn, and contact between the two ended
Newgarden will make his Indy 500 debut this season.