DIGIPEN AND ANDRETTI FORM TECHNOLOGY-BASED PARTNERSHIP
Andretti Autosport announced today a strategic partnership with DigiPen Institute of Technology and their Research & Development arm. DigiPen joins the Andretti portfolio as a technology supplier, giving Andretti unique access to custom-developed tools and technology needed to meet the challenges of event strategy and performance.
“We are really pleased to have DigiPen on board again for the 2016 season,” said Michael Andretti, CEO of Andretti Autosport. “DigiPen’s custom software solutions provide us with tools that help drive competition and success.”
"We are very excited to be partnering with Andretti Autosport and their incredible team of strategists and engineers. We look forward to sharing in the success of the Andretti brand and bringing strategic innovation to the sport of racing through the development of software technology," said Christopher Comair, Director of Business Operations, DigiPen (USA) Corp.
The Verizon IndyCar Series next races at Phoenix International Raceway on April 2, with live broadcast on NBC Sports Network. Andretti Autosport fields four full-season entries with Marco Andretti (No. 27 Snapple Honda), Ryan Hunter-Reay (No. 28 DHL Honda), Carlos Muñoz (No. 26 Honda) and Alexander Rossi (No. 98 Honda). Keep up to date on all things Andretti via Twitter with @FollowAndretti.
DigiPen Institute of Technology is an educational pioneer in the teaching and advancement of video game design and development, hardware and software engineering, digital art and animation, and sound design. For more than two decades, DigiPen's academic programs have helped students to become skilled software developers, engineers, designers, and artists.
With its main campus located in Redmond, Washington, DigiPen Institute of Technology also offers degree programs at two international branch campuses in Singapore and Bilbao, Spain.
In addition to its educational mission, DigiPen's Research & Development arm partners with a wide range of distinguished industry clients to develop strategic software and technology solutions involving simulation, data analytics, consumer engagement, and more.