Having made the switch from full-time IndyCar racing to the Indy 500 only at the end of 2020, Andretti made his debut in last year’s Memorial Day Weekend Classic in the KULR-backed #98 Andretti Autosport, finishing 19th. The year saw him finish 22nd.
As well as being Andretti’s primary sponsor of the 500 in 2022 (his 250th IndyCar start), KULR will join Andretti Technologies and the Andretti United Extreme E in 2021 as the official Thermal Management and Battery Safety Technical Partner. did.
Andretti has eight Top 10 finishes and four Top 3 finishes in 17 races at the Indianapolis 500.
The closest he’s come to victory so far came in his first attempt in 2006. He was leading out of Turn 4 on the final lap, but Team his Penske’s Sam Hornish Jr overtook him on his run to the finish line to claim victory. 0.0635 seconds. Andretti took pole position at the 2020 Indy 500.
Michael Andretti, Chairman and CEO of Andretti Autosport, said:
“KULR’s technological advancement potential is exciting and we are proud of our commitment to improving performance. I am delighted.”
Marco Andretti, Andretti Hertha Autosport w/ Marco & Curb Honda
Photo credit: Jake Galstad / motorsport images
Keith Cochran, President and COO of KULR Technology Group, said: Marco Andretti Returning to Andretti Autosport for the 2023 Indy 500 as a KULR Ambassador.
“Marco truly embodies the spirit of our brand. His dedication to technology and the motorsports industry makes him the perfect person to represent KULR Technologies as we continue to expand our energy management platform. These are just some of the reasons why we believe that
Andretti will take part in open testing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on April 20-21, setting track times for IndyCar.
https://www.autosport.com/indycar/news/marco-andretti-set-for-18th-attempt-at-indy-500-in-2023/10385762/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=RSS-ALL&utm_term=News&utm_content=uk Marco Andretti to make 18th attempt at Indy 500 in 2023