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Official sponsor of Andretti for 2024/2025 NTT INDYCAR SERIES Seasons
March 12, 2024

Malaysia, 13/3/24 - Mapei, a leading manufacturer of chemical products for the building industry, proudly announces our primary partnership with Andretti Global for the No. 98 MAPEI / CURB Honda piloted by Marco Andretti at the 108th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Further, this collaboration extends beyond the iconic race, as Mapei is also featured on the No. 27 AutoNation Honda, driven by Kyle Kirkwood, throughout the entire 2024 and 2025 NTT INDYCAR SERIES seasons.

Mapei’s track tested excellence
Known for exceptional products and system solutions in the construction industry, Mapei brings its legacy of innovation to the world of motorsports. The partnership with Andretti Global represents a fusion of precision engineering and racing prowess, highlighting Mapei’s commitment to performance excellence.

"The partnership with Andretti Global has a special meaning for Mapei," says Marco Squinzi, CEO of Mapei. "We are two family businesses with a strong drive for innovation that are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through commitment, passion and team spirit. We are enthusiastic about this collaboration and are certain that a year of high-performance emotions awaits us".

“It’s exciting for us to bring Mapei into the Andretti family and provide them with their first experience in racing and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES,” said Michael Andretti, CEO and Chairman of Andretti Global.

“It’s apparent that Mapei shares our passion for maximizing performance and achievement, which will show through our partnership goals. The Indianapolis 500 is a marquee event, and we’re honored to welcome a new brand as the primary partner on the No. 98 at the 500.”

Driving Success: Andretti Global and Mapei colors

Marco Andretti, a seasoned driver and member of the iconic Andretti racing dynasty and grandson of Mario Andretti, will command the No. 98 MAPEI / CURB Honda at the Indianapolis 500. Simultaneously, Kyle Kirkwood, a rising star in the racing world, showcases Mapei’s colors on the No. 27 AutoNation Honda throughout the 2024 season.

Mapei made its highly anticipated debut at the NTT INDYCAR SERIES season opener on the streets of St. Petersburg from March 8 to 10, with Kyle Kirkwood behind the wheel of the No. 27 AutoNation Honda. Then, No. 98 and Marco Andretti will don the distinctive Mapei colors during the Open Test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on April 10 to 11 as the team gears up for the ultimate challenge, the running of the 108th Indianapolis 500.

Founded in 1937 in Milan, Mapei is now one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chemical products for the building industry and has contributed to the construction of some of the most important architectural and infrastructural works worldwide. With 102 subsidiaries operating in 57 countries and 90 manufacturing plants in 35 different nations, the Group employs more than 11,900 staff worldwide. The Mapei Group’s consolidated revenue amounted to almost €4 billion in 2022. The foundations for the success of the company are specialization, internationalization, research & development, and sustainability.

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