There were no surprises as Andretti Autosport unveiled its paint schemes for Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, James Hinchcliffe and new full-time addition Carlos Munoz.
Both Andretti and Hinchcliffe will sport new looks in 2014 as Andretti will sport the Snapple brand instead of its sister RC Cola beverage on the DW12. Hinchcliffe lost his GoDaddy backing at the end of last season but acquired funding from United Fiber & Data for his full-time entry.
The details, provided by an Andretti Autosport news release can be viewed below.
NO. 25 TO CARRY SNAPPLE® BRAND PRIMARY SPONSORSHIP
Andretti Autosport revealed a new look for the No. 25 Snapple Honda driven by third-generation racer Marco Andretti. The previously RC Cola-branded car will be emblazoned with the blue and yellow of Snapple® - a Dr Pepper Snapple Group beverage with a 42 year history. This will be the fifth different Dr Pepper Snapple product that the Pennsylvania native has carried on his Indy car following the Venom Energy Drink, Dr Pepper, Dr Pepper TEN and RC Cola liveried cars. Additionally, United Fiber & Data will be prominent as a major associate sponsor for Andretti.
UNITED FIBER & DATA LIVERY TO ADORN THE NO. 27 HONDA
Three-time IndyCar race winner James Hinchcliffe will remain in the No. 27 car for the third consecutive year, but will move to the bright blue and white livery of United Fiber & Data, a tech company, founded by three members of the multi-platinum rock band LIVE and their Think Loud Development company.
UFD will also serve as a major associate sponsor on the No. 25 and No. 28 cars piloted by Marco Andretti and Ryan Hunter-Reay, respectively. In addition, the company will serve as the primary sponsor for Pro Mazda Champion Matthew Brabham as he transitions to Indy Lights in 2014.
Based in York, Pennsylvania, United Fiber & Data offers a complete suite of all-fiber networking and broadband solutions and also served as a major associate sponsor of the No. 25 machine of Marco Andretti for the 2013 season.
United Fiber & Data is introducing a 400-mile fiber optic line running between New York and Virginia and operates out of different data centers across Pennsylvania (Allentown, Lancaster, Reading and York).
RYAN HUNTER-REAY BACK TO THE NO. 28 ALONGSIDE LONGTIME SPONSOR DHL
The 2012 IndyCar Champion will return to the No. 28 machine to signify the 28 million people living with cancer worldwide. Throughout the year, fans will have the opportunity to help Ryan fight cancer through his charitable work with Racing for Cancer, an organization he helped co-found, and its event, The Yellow Party, with locations and event dates to be announced. The yellow and red livery seen on Hunter-Reay's car in seasons past will have little changes made as DHL returns as its primary sponsor for the third year of his four-year career with Andretti Autosport.
2013 INDY 500 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR MUNOZ TO DRIVE NO. 34 CINSAY HONDA
Making his full-time debut in the IndyCar Series, Colombian Carlos Munoz will tote a livery customized around new primary sponsor Cinsay - an Austin, TX-based company that is a leader in next-generation social video commerce technology. This fourth IndyCar entry for Andretti Autosport will once again be run as a joint effort between Andretti Autosport and HVM Racing.
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