Andretti to Showcase Oberto Beef Jerky Throwback Livery at Phoenix


No. 98 machine of Andretti-Herta Autosport driver Marco Andretti will feature a
special look for the upcoming Phoenix Grand Prix at Phoenix’s ISM Raceway. In
honor of the of 25th Anniversary of Mario Andretti’s last career win, the
third-generation driver will race the Oberto Beef Jerky Circle K / Curb Honda
in the colors of his grandfather’s 1993 winning car.  

really excited to see Oberto back on the car this year. Andretti Autosport has
built a strong relationship with them and we’re happy to continue to grow the

said Marco Andretti. “When the idea of a throwback livery celebrating my
grandfather’s final win was thrown around, Oberto was ready to get to the
drawing board. The black, white and red car resembles many of my family’s race
cars and was a big part of my life growing up. It’s really cool to be able to
add one of my cars to that family legacy.”

Beef Jerky first appeared on the sidepods of Marco Andretti’s Indy car in
Phoenix last year and then dressed the car again at Gateway Motorsports Park in
August. The partnership has proved itself a race-winning mixture with Oberto Circle K Beetle GRC driver Scott Speed and the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team claiming back-to-back championships in the Global Rallycross Series. 

Hernquist Oberto Brands CEO:  “Oberto
is thrilled to partner with Andretti Autosport and our retail partner
Circle K for this great anniversary event.
As a company celebrating our own landmark anniversary this year” (100
years), “the pairing of one of the greatest names in racing with the
nation’s leading all-natural beef jerky is a perfect match. The Andretti name embodies our brand’s
tagline of ‘You get out what you put in’ and we are excited to see Marco on the
track in Phoenix.”

“At Circle K, we take great pride in our partnership with
Andretti Autosport and Oberto Brands, and are especially excited to take
part in this special anniversary event,”
said Francis Lapointe, Circle K Vice President
Operations, Arizona
. “To have Marco honoring his grandfather’s final win while
racing the
No. 98 Oberto Circle K / Curb
allow even more spectators to become familiar with the Circle K brand and its
easy shopping experience for customers on the go.”

weekend celebration of Mario Andretti and the Phoenix Grand Prix will begin
Friday, April 6, at ISM Raceway in Phoenix with race day on April 7. Fans can
shop at their Phoenix-area Circle K store for a chance to win race tickets
courtesy of Oberto Beef Jerky. 

For more information on the sweepstakes, follow
Oberto on social media at @ObertoBeefJerky.