Arrow Electronics gets larger role with Schmidt IndyCar team

FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, James Hinchcliffe races down the track during the third practice session of the IndyCar auto race in Toronto. Arrow Electronics has significantly increased its partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and will enter the 2019 season as the title partner of the IndyCar team. (Tijana Martin/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

(AP) -- Arrow Electronics has significantly increased its partnership with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports and will enter the 2019 season as the title partner of the IndyCar team.

Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports unveiled its two-car driver lineup Friday at the Pepsi Center in Denver, not far from Arrow's Colorado headquarters. The team had three Dallara-Honda Indy cars on display, one for James Hinchcliffe, one for new driver Marcus Ericsson and one for injured driver Robert Wickens.

Wickens suffered a spinal cord injury during a crash in August at Pocono Raceway and has been rehabilitating in a Denver facility. The Canadian won't compete this season but the team displayed the No. 6 Arrow Electronics Honda to signify his ride will be waiting for him if he is cleared to return.

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