Rathskeller to Sponsor Ed Carpenter Racing for Indy 500

By Community | May 18, 2014

Ed Carpenter Racing announced today that The “Rathskeller,” one of Indianapolis’ premier restaurants, has joined the Indy-based organization as an associate sponsor for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race.

The Rathskeller will carry its company’s logos on the No. 20 Fuzzy’s Ultra Premium Vodka Chevrolet driven by ECR team owner/driver Ed Carpenter in the Indy 500. Carpenter, a Butler University graduate, is the defending winner of the Indy 500 pole position. Carpenter will run for his second Indy 500 pole this Sunday afternoon at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

“We are very excited to have The Rathskeller joins us for Indy 500 with the Ed Carpenter Racing Fuzzy’s Vodka Chevrolet car,” said Carpenter, the only team owner/driver in the current Verizon IndyCar Series. ”The Rathskeller is a legendary Indianapolis night spot with superb food and great entertainment. We would love to have them celebrate in victory lane with us on May 25 at IMS.”

The Rathskeller serves outstanding fare in European cuisine and features special events and is live entertainment facility located at the heart of the Mass. Avenue arts and entertainment district. 

“I could not be happier to be a partner of Ed Carpenter Racing and Fuzzy’s Vodka team,” said Dan McMichael, Rathskeller principal. “Rathskeller is a hometown original, and the fit with Ed’s and Fuzzy’s connection is just a natural for us. We are very proud and look forward to hosting a victory party for the team!