Dreyer & Reinbold Racing confirmed that Sage Karam would return to the team to drive his race at number 24 Indy 500 with the support of WIX Filters. The filtration product manufacturer is entering its seventh season of a multi-level partnership with the team, including the Indy 500 and ARX Rallycross.
"I'm looking forward to being back with WIX and DRR for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 Tournament and I'm looking forward to placing our special filter 24 WIX filters in the category of victories," said Karam, L & rsquo; Nazareth athlete, 23 years old. , native who will be looking to make his sixth Indy 500 from May and his fifth at D & R. "This year marks the 80th anniversary of WIX Filters and I am delighted to help them celebrate this year and represent them on the track . "
"Dreyer & Reinbold Racing and WIX Filters have forged a successful seven-year partnership and we are excited to bring WIX back to the Indy 500 in 2019 with Sage," said Dennis Reinbold, owner of the team. "WIX has been a leader in its category for 80 years and has made many valuable contributions to the motorsport industry as well as to Dreyer & Reinbold Racing. We want to place the WIX filters in the winner circle this year and Sage will be a serious contender.
The Dreyer & Reinbold Racing family has a long heritage on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway dating back to the 1920s with legendary builder Floyd "Pop" Dreyer, who built cars for the entire front row in 1931. Reinbold, the grandson of Dreyer, qualified each car. He entered as a car owner in the Indy 500 and recorded four top-10s, including a best fourth in 2012.
"It's hard to believe that this Indy 500 will be my fifth with DRR and we have a powerful race car every year," continued Karam. "We ran in the top 10 every time and we just have to go back to that checkered flag. My racing spirit has improved every year and I'm ready to take the WIX Filters DRR # 24 car to the front on May 26th. "