Enevate Joins Andretti Autosport for Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama


Andretti Autosport welcomes Enevate to its partnership portfolio for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. Enevate, a pioneering battery innovation company featuring extremely fast charge and high energy density battery technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) and other markets, will be featured on the No. 28 Enevate/DHL Honda driven by Romain Grosjean.

Enevate develops and licenses advanced battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs), with a vision of EVs charging as fast as refueling gas cars, accessible and affordable to everyone, and accelerating EVs’ mass adoption. Boasting a portfolio of more than 500 patents issued and in process, Enevate’s pioneering advancements (including leveraging accelerated battery testing and machine learning) in silicon-dominant anodes and cells have resulted in battery technology that features five-minute extreme fast charging with high energy density, low-temperature operation for cold climates, low cost and safety advantages over conventional batteries.

“We are excited to introduce Enevate to INDYCAR racing at Barber Motorsport Park,” Michael Andretti, Chairman and CEO of Andretti Autosport said. “Enevate is all about speed and evolving technology. As a team, we share and relate to that focus on track. We’re happy to take our commonalities and bring them together for the beginning of an exciting future.”

“Enevate is commercializing our Extreme Fast-Charge EV battery technology that’s all about high performance and recharging as quickly as you can refuel with gas,” said Enevate CEO Robert A. Rango. “As the INDYCAR SERIES looks towards a new era of hybrid engine technology in 2024, we couldn’t be more proud to partner with Andretti Autosport who are known for raising the bar and setting new standards of performance. We are excited to highlight the parallels between our fast-charging technology and the importance of fast, well executed, pit stops to win the race.”

Andretti Autosport and Enevate align in each company’s quest to further sustainability solutions. To celebrate the relationship, fans can catch the No. 28 Enevate / DHL Honda on track for the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsport Park. The NTT INDYCAR SERIES goes green at 12:40 p.m. Sunday, May 1 with live coverage via NBC and Sirius XM Radio, Additional viewing can be found via NBC’s Peacock and internationally via the INDYCAR Live! App. The 2.3-mile, 17-turn track plays host to Round 4 of INDYCAR and the series’ first race of the 2022 championship on a closed road course.