PDI Returns to Andretti No. 98 for 2022 Indy 500
PDI (www.pdisoftware.com), a global provider of leading enterprise management software for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries, will be seen on the No. 98 KULR Technology Group / Curb Honda for the 106th Indianapolis 500 this May. After first joining the 2020 Andretti Autosport stable in support of Marco Andretti, Andretti Herta Autosport with Marco Andretti and Curb-Agajanian welcomes PDI back for the 2022 season. In addition to being featured on the No. 98, the No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS / AutoNation machine of Alexander Rossi will carry the PDI branding for the full 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season.
“We’re really pleased to see our relationship with PDI continue to grow, and we welcome them back to the 98 with Marco for this year’s Indy 500,” said Andretti Autosport Chairman and CEO, Michael Andretti. “Both PDI and Andretti hold a mission of competing at the top level of our industries and our shared dedication for growth will, no doubt, build a platform primed for success.”
PDI is a leading global provider of a portfolio of solutions that help businesses improve enterprise productivity, grow consumer engagement, and secure their enterprise. Among PDI solutions are the Fuel Rewards® program and GasBuddy, two popular consumer brands who together represent 15 million monthly active users. PDI solutions are used in over 200,000 customer locations across more than 50 countries. For more than 35 years, the company has helped customers thrive through digital transformation to deliver exceptional customer experiences for the convenience retail and petroleum wholesale industries.
“In working with the larger Andretti organization, you quickly learn to love the thrill of motorsports,” said Matthew Mossotti, VP Sales and Marketing, PDI. “Andretti and PDI share a passion for teamwork and a dedication to innovation. With both of us known as high-performing leaders in our respective industries, we look forward to winning together both on and off the track this season.”
Andretti has recorded eight top-10 finishes and four podium results in his 16 Indy 500 race starts, additionally earning the Indianapolis 500 pole position in 2020. He will look to capitalize on his experience at the famed 2.5-mile oval and achieve his first Indianapolis 500 victory in 2022.
The No. 98 KULR Technology Group / Curb Honda will take to the track for testing on April 20 ahead of the official Indianapolis 500 Opening Day on May 17. Andretti is the fifth entry to the Andretti Autosport lineup, alongside Alexander Rossi (No. 27 NAPA AUTO PARTS / AutoNation Honda), Colton Herta (No. 26 Gainbridge Honda), Devlin DeFrancesco (No. 29 PowerTap Honda) and Romain Grosjean (No. 28 DHL Honda). The 106th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge will be seen May 29 with live coverage on NBC.