Andretti Autosport’s hiring initiative will be back on the No. 27 racing
machine as Alexander Rossi looks to defend his 2018 win at Pocono Raceway.
Painted in red, white and blue, the No. 27 Honda will
race to bring awareness to the program that works to place retired and
separated military personnel into the civilian workforce.

Since founded in 2017
by Andretti Autosport and retired U.S. Navy Veteran David Tilton, Military to
Motorsports has partnered with various Andretti sponsors to help place
qualified candidates into open positions within their companies. has received over 100  resumes and has helped place numerous veterans
in positions within the race team and its extended network of partners.

“It is very exciting
to see our Military to Motorsports program come to life again on Alexander and
the 27 car for Pocono,“
said CEO of Andretti Autosport, Michael
Andretti. “Since we launched the initiative at this race in 2017, we’ve seen
great success in working with our team partners like U.S. Concrete, UniFirst
and Honda [Performance Development] in placing Veterans into opportunities
throughout the country.”
debuted with Rossi at the 2017 ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway. Since, the
Military to Motorsports program has been showcased on Rossi’s Indy car at ISM
International Raceway in Phoenix and as co-primary with Kerauno at Barber
Motorsports Park, both in 2018. Marco Andretti’s No. 98 machine sported the livery at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway
and Portland International Raceway at the tail end of the 2018 season. In
addition to Andretti Autosport’s NTT IndyCar Series program, Military to
Motorsports is represented on Andretti Autosport’s Pirelli GT4 Americas effort with
Jarett Andretti behind the wheel.

“Military to Motorsports is
extremely excited to work with Andretti Autosport and Alexander Rossi once
again, in 2019,”
Tilton. “After launching M2M with Andretti Autosport two years ago at
Pocono, we have done amazing things, being able to help Veterans find careers
in the Motorsports arena. Michael Andretti, his daughter Marissa, and the
entire team have greatly supported our efforts, helping these heroes in their
quest to blend into the private sector through new employment. We look
forward to the partnership for years to come.”


Fans can catch the
action from Pocono Raceway live on NBC Sports Network Sunday, August 18, at 2
p.m. ET.