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The Indy Racing League (IRL) and Irvine, Calif.-based Argent
Mortgage Company LLC have announced a partnership that makes Argent
the official mortgage company of the IRL IndyCar Series and the
"We are proud to partner with the IRL as their official mortgage
company for the IndyCar Series and the Indianapolis 500," said
Wayne Lee, president of Argent Mortgage Company. "At Argent
Mortgage, we don't just sponsor motor sports; we are inspired by
the people who bring IndyCar racing to fans every weekend
throughout the season. In the same way, we are building the most
efficient and smartest company in the business and helping
independent mortgage brokers provide the best possible loan
products and service to homeowners across America."
Argent is serving as primary sponsor of the number 16 IndyCar
Series entry driven by Danica Patrick and co-primary sponsor of the
number 15 IndyCar Series entry driven by 2004 Indianapolis 500
winner Buddy Rice. Also, Argent was the presenting sponsor of a
recent IRL event at Phoenix International Raceway, and will also be
the title and presenting sponsor for three IndyCar Series races in
2005. In addition, Argent will sponsor the IRL's year-end Fastest
Lap Award, which will present $25,000 to the entrant of the driver
who posts the highest number of fastest laps during the 17-race
IndyCar Series season. Argent will also offer $2,500 to the driver
who posts the fastest lap on each day of practice at Indianapolis
during the month of May.
"We are pleased to welcome Argent Mortgage to the IRL family of
partners," said Ken Ungar, senior vice president of business
affairs for the IRL. "The partnership is an important component of
Argent's comprehensive 2005 involvement with the league that also
includes our drivers, teams and tracks."
For more information, visit www.indycar.com or www.argentloans.com.