WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc. congratulates Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing and its driver Christian Lundgaard for winning the Honda Indy Toronto on Sunday, July 16. Lundgaard won driving Hy-Vee’s No. 45 Vivid Clear Rx Honda.
Lundgaard, 21, from Denmark, drove the No. 45 Honda to an 11.7893-second victory over championship leader Alex Palou in the No. 10 Journie Rewards Honda, marking the first victory for Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing since the 2020 Indianapolis 500. Lundgaard is the first Danish driver to win an NTT INDYCAR SERIES race.
Hy-Vee has been a sponsor of the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing team since 2020. Vivid Clear Rx, Hy-Vee’s national pharmacy benefit manager subsidiary, was the primary sponsor of the No. 45 Honda for Sunday’s race.
“Christian Lundgaard had an amazing performance at the Honda Indy Toronto, demonstrating speed, resilience and extreme focus,” said Jeremy Gosch, CEO and vice chairman of Hy-Vee, Inc. “We are proud of his recent win and look forward to seeing him race at Iowa Speedway this weekend during our very own Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend.”
“Christian Lundgard is one of the most exciting drivers to follow in INDYCAR today, and he is a great ambassador for Vivid Clear Rx,” said Jessica Ringena, president of Vivid Clear Rx. “We are both on the road to great achievements within our respective industries, and that makes him the perfect driver to represent our brand.”
The next NTT INDYCAR SERIES race will be held at Iowa Speedway during Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend, which will feature a doubleheader event and an A-list lineup of entertainers. The Hy-Vee Homefront 250, presented by Instacart, will be held on Saturday, July 22, and will include performances by Carrie Underwood and Kenny Chesney. The Hy-Vee One Step 250, presented by Gatorade, will be held on Sunday, July 23 and will include performances by Zac Brown Band and Ed Sheeran. A limited number of tickets are still available to be purchased at https://www.hyveeindycarweekend.com/.