Capstone Turbine Corporation to Join Harding Steinbrenner Racing as primary sponsor for the Honda Indy Toronto
TORONTO (July 13, 2019) Harding Steinbrenner Racing is very excited to announce that Capstone Turbine Corporation will be upgrading as a primary sponsor for the Honda Indy Toronto. Capstone Turbine Corporation has been a committed partner for Harding Steinbrenner Racing since joining the team as an associate sponsor at the INDYCAR Grand Prix of Indianapolis.
“One of the best aspects of our 2019 season has been our relationship with the American Biogas Council,” said team president, Brian Barnhart.” And, by extension through them, introduction to entities such as Capstone Turbine Corporation, who we are extremely pleased to welcome on board as primary sponsor for the Honda Indy Toronto. We look forward to increasing consumer awareness of the benefits of renewable natural gas (RNG) and providing a platform for Capstone to grow their business, while providing their guests a one of a kind experience. We look forward to growing this relationship in the future.”
“Capstone is pleased to have this opportunity as we continue to grow the brand awareness of Capstone’s clean and green microturbine technology,” said Jim Crouse, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Capstone Turbine Corporation.” Toronto is a good and growing market for Capstone, this event allows us to strengthen our relationship with our regional distributor, Vergent Power Solutions and our local customers.”
The #88 Capstone Turbine Honda enters the Honda Indy Toronto race weekend with one win, one pole starting position, five Firestone Fast Six starting positions, and three top-ten finishes.
Qualifying for the Honda Indy Toronto is today at 2:00 p.m. ET. Official practice for the Honda Indy Toronto begins on Friday, July 12th at 2:00 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on NBC Sports. Live Sunday race day coverage will begin on 3:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports.
About Harding Steinbrenner Racing
Indianapolis based Harding Steinbrenner Racing is led by Indianapolis businessman Mike Harding and George Michael Steinbrenner IV. Former head of the NTT IndyCar Series Race Control, Brian Barnhart is team president Harding Steinbrenner will compete on a full-time basis in the 2019 IndyCar Series with Colton Herta, driver of the #88 Honda-powered Indy car.
About Capstone Turbine Corporation
Capstone Turbine Corporation (www.capstoneturbine.com) (Nasdaq: CPST) is the world’s leading producer of highly efficient, low-emission, resilient microturbine energy systems. Capstone microturbines serve multiple vertical markets worldwide, including natural resources, energy efficiency, renewable energy, critical power supply, transportation and microgrids. Capstone offers a comprehensive product lineup, providing scalable systems focusing on 30 kWs to 10 MWs that operate on a variety of gaseous or liquid fuels and are the ideal solution for today’s distributed power generation needs. To date, Capstone has shipped over 9,000 units to 73 countries and have saved customers an estimated $253 million in annual energy costs and 350,000 tons of carbon.
About Colton Herta
Colton Herta began racing go-karts at the age of four. At 12, he turned to cars and promptly won the Pacific F1600 Series championship and finished second in the Skip Barber Summer Series. At 16 years old, the Valencia, California, native quickly impressed by winning the second race of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship 2017 season. That year he also led the series with seven pole positions, set five new track records and earned Rookie of the Year honors. Most recently, Herta became the youngest winner in NTT IndyCar Series history after winning the INDYCAR Classic. He has also won the 2019 Rolex 24 Hours IMSA race with the Rahal Letterman Racing team and placed second in the 2018 Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires Championship with four wins, three pole positions and 13 podium finishes.