INDIANAPOLIS, IN – May 17, 2017 – Juncos Racing announced today that Temple Fork Outfitters will be an associate sponsor of the No. 11 Juncos Racing entry driven by Spencer Pigot and the No. 17 AFS/Juncos Racing car driven by Sebastian Saavedra during the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana.
Temple Fork Outfitters joins Ricoh USA and Ray Morgan Company as associate sponsors and primary sponsors Oceanfront Recovery through Rising Star Racing and P1 Management of Pigot’s Chevrolet powered car.
“I am pleased to announce that Temple Fork Outfitters will be a sponsor of Juncos Racing during for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500,” said Juncos owner Ricardo Juncos. “This is our inaugural Indy 500 and to have such a distinguished corporate partner join our team is very special. Temple Fork Outfitters is a nationally recognized company and gives us an opportunity to expose our team, TFO’s partners, and the Verizon IndyCar Series to an audience that we would not normally reach. In addition, Temple Fork Outfitters’ relationships and entrepreneurial vision in a variety of areas will provide Juncos Racing with a trusted corporate partner looking toward the future. We look forward to having a strong Indy 500 to help them in their mission to connect anglers to nature and to preserve our streams, rivers, lakes, and oceans for future generations.”
Temple Fork Outfitters graciously introduces its mantra; TFO. POWER TO THE ANGLER. Temple Fork Outfitters is beginning its first venture in the arena of auto racing sponsorship by joining Juncos Racing. They will also provide Juncos Racing an opportunity to explore relationships with a variety of other sponsorship platforms.
Temple Fork Outfitters and Juncos Racing share common goals: high end power and performance humbly and graciously delivered. Temple Fork Outfitters and Juncos Racing also share a passion for motorsports and the new breed of socially conscious anglers fishing Temple Fork. Temple Fork Outfitters and Juncos Racing pursue their goals through hard work, honesty, vision, and perseverance.
Rick Pope, Founder and Chairman of Temple Fork Outfitters said, “Ricardo and Juncos Racing epitomize a life-long commitment to performance at the highest level. TFO is humbled to be associated with this growing force in racing by being displayed on Spencer Pigot’s No. 11 and Sebastian Saavedra’s No. 17 entries for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500.”
About Temple Fort Outfitters (TFO):
Founded by Rick Pope, TFO assembled the world’s most accomplished, crafty anglers to design a complete line of fishing rods priced to bring more anglers into the sport. Because we believe that anyone who has the fishing bug as bad as we do deserves the highest performance equipment available to take their game to the next level. And in our experience, when we get people connecting with fish, they connect with nature. And they join us in our mission of keeping our rivers, streams, and oceans in good shape for the next generation. There’s a new breed of anglers out there. They’re smart. They’re passionate. They’re socially conscious. And they’re fishing Temple Fork.
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About Juncos Racing:
Juncos Racing was founded by Argentinean Ricardo Juncos in 1997 as a small formula car program based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Juncos relocated to the United States in 2002 where he worked as a mechanic for a small karting team based in Florida. He then reestablished Juncos Racing and competed in karting series throughout the United States before moving up to the Pro Mazda Championship and then Indy Lights. Juncos Racing has been, and is, a highly successful team both the Pro Mazda and Indy Lights. To date, the team has earned 44 wins and 50 pole positions in Pro Mazda and Indy Lights competition including three driver championships, 2010 Star Mazda (now Pro Mazda) Championship with Conor Daly, the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship and 2015 Indy Lights Championship with Spencer Pigot. Both now compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Juncos currently fields two cars in Pro Mazda and Indy Lights as well as two cars in the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 the team’s inaugural appearance in the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Juncos Racing relocated its headquarters in November 2016 to a new 40,000 sq. ft. state of the art facility in Speedway, Indiana.