Jerr-Dan Corp., an Oshkosh Corp. company and manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, last week announced an exclusive relationship with Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The agreement made Jerr-Dan the official tow and recovery vehicle at this world- famous track known best for the Indianapolis 500, the largest single-day sporting event on the planet.
“We are excited to establish this relationship with Indianapolis Motor Speedway and ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,’” said Wilson Jones, Oshkosh Corp. executive vice president, Fire & Emergency, and interim president of Jerr-Dan Corp. “We are proud to provide towing and recovery vehicles to serve both racing teams and fans alike at, perhaps, the most famous speedway in the world.”
Established in 1909, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has long been an icon of motorsports excellence. This year, the Speedway begins celebrating its Centennial Era, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the facility in 2009 and the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race in 2011. Other major events at the speedway include the NASCAR Allstate 400 at the Brickyard and MotoGP Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
Headquartered in Greencastle, Pa., Jerr-Dan Corp. manufactures a full line of light-, medium- and heavy-duty carriers and wreckers, industrial transporters and four-car carriers.
Oshkosh Corp. is a leading North American manufacturer of a broad range of snow removal vehicles, fire and emergency vehicles, specialty access equipment, commercial vehicles, and military vehicles and vehicle bodies.