Chicago, Illinois, April 29, 2010 – DMG / Mori Seiki USA is pleased to announce the company has signed a multi‐year contract with Andretti Autosport to act as their exclusive machine tool sponsor.
Andretti Autosport is led by racing legend Michael Andretti. The team stands as the winningest in Indy Racing League history and fields a series‐high four entries in the IZOD IndyCar Series and two Firestone Indy Lights cars. Andretti Autosport boasts three IndyCar Series championships (2004, 2005 and 2007), two Firestone Indy Lights titles (2008 and 2009) and has won the Indianapolis 500 twice (2005 and 2007).
Visitors to Andretti Autosport headquarters in Indianapolis, IN will see the DuraTurn 2550MC, NV5000DCG and DMC635 V eco machines producing high‐quality, precision parts. “I’m proud that DMG / Mori Seiki USA
is the official machine tool company for a leading IndyCar team,” said Thomas R Dillon, President of DMG /
Mori Seiki USA. “I trust that the precision and reliability of the DMG and Mori Seiki machines, paired with
the training from Mori Seiki University, will contribute to Andretti’s winning legacy.”
The company’s technical sponsorship will include improving the process and efficiency with which custom
Indy cart parts are created.
The first collaboration of the sponsorship will take place during the upcoming DMG / Mori Seiki USA
Innovation Days event, when guests will have the opportunity to meet an Andretti Autosport team driver
and attend a technical presentation about Indy Car design and manufacturing on May 25.