IRL signs two new sponsors

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The Indy Racing League and its primary feeder series, Firestone Indy Lights, recently finalized two multi-year sponsorship
deals. Financial terms were not disclosed.

California-based DB Schenker is the official freight logistics sponsor of the IRL, and South Carolina-based Kymco USA is the
official scooter and off-road utility vehicle of the IRL and Firestone Indy Lights.

DB Schenker is a logistics company with operations in about 2,000 locations and 130 countries.

The company will arrange transportation for
the series’ four Honda Accord safety cars at events across the United States and Canada in a specially
designed and branded transporter.

The safety cars include the car that paces all IRL series events. The other safety cars are used for VIP and special guests
at events.

DB Schenker
also will assist in logistics for the series’ annual visit to Japan and other potential international venues in
the future.

Kymco USA,
which specializes in fuel-efficient scooters, motorcycles and ATVs, has teamed up with the IRL and Firestone Indy
Lights in a multi-year partnership. Throughout 2009, IRL personnel will use Kymco vehicles at race venues as well as at IRL

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