Bankers Financial Corporation (BFC), the St. Petersburg-based insurance, surety and business solutions company, announced an associate sponsorship of CFH Racing for the 2015 Firestone Grand Prix. During March 27–29 event in downtown St. Petersburg, the Bankers name will be on the No. 20 car, driven by Luca Filippi. This is Bankers first sponsorship of this world-renowned racing event, which kicks off the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Championship.
“This is a great opportunity for us to support a local event and build awareness for Bankers in our hometown,” BFC Chief Marketing Officer Bill Lafontaine said. “Partnering with two great IndyCar drivers, Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher, and their team is an ideal way for Bankers to continue build our brand in the St. Petersburg area.”Watch Full Movie Streaming Online and Download
Two-time defending Indianapolis 500 pole winner and IndyCar race winner Ed Carpenter said, “Having Bankers join us as a sponsor for the Firestone Grand Prix is very exciting, as we kick off the 2015 IndyCar Championship with Luca driving in his first event for the team. Sarah and I run our race team with family in mind, so it is a great fit to have family-owned Bankers as our newest team member.”
Practice for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg begins on March 27, 2015 with the race beginning at 3:00 pm ET on Sunday, March 29, 2015.
For more information on Bankers Financial Corporation, please visit www.bankersfinancialcorp.com. To learn more about more information of CFH Racing, please visit www.cfhracing.com.
About CFH Racing
Led by co-owners Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher, and Wink Hartman, CFH Racing was formed in August 2014 by the integration of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing. What is now CFH Racing has five victories and 16 top five finishes in the past four years and back-to-back pole positions for the Indianapolis 500 with Carpenter. CFH Racing will compete in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series with two Chevrolet V6 Twin Turbos, prepared in the team’s Speedway, Ind. headquarters.