Quiznos to Serve as the Primary Sponsor for Indy 500 Champion and Colorado Native Buddy Lazier in Historic 100th Running
Denver Based Toasted Sub Chain Backs Hometown Hero’s Return to the Brickyard
DENVER, May 28, 2016 — Quiznos, one of North America’s premier quick-service restaurant chains and
pioneer of the toasted sub, today announced they would be the primary sponsor of 1996 Indy 500 winner
Buddy Lazier for the historic 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Lazier will wheel the No. 4 Quiznos
Lazier Burns Racing Chevrolet in his 19th Indianapolis 500 competition, while celebrating the
20th anniversary of winning the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing”.
“As a restaurant brand born in Colorado, we are proud to support one of our own on this national stage,”
said Gerry Lopez, Quiznos Executive Chairman. “Buddy’s hometown pride runs deep and
his legacy on the track is unprecedented. We look forward to cheering him on from Denver this
Quiznos is known for its hot, flavorful, high-quality subs. With locations across the United States and 34
countries, Quiznos is one of the world’s premier quick‐service restaurant chains offering chef‐inspired
sandwiches and salads made with premium ingredients. Quiznos was founded in 1981 by chefs who
discovered that toasting brought out the best in every sandwich ingredient.
“I am beyond thrilled to represent Quiznos in the Indianapolis 500,” said Lazier. “For Quiznos to also be
from Colorado is a true thrill for me to share this historic weekend with.”
Lazier, 48, is one of the sport’s most experienced and successful drivers at the famed Indianapolis Motor
Speedway (IMS). A fan favorite and familiar face at the Brickyard, Lazier is the oldest driver who qualified
this year. Regardless of his age, his resume is unrivaled at the famous oval. With five top-five finishes,
including one win and two second-place finishes at IMS, Lazier knows his way around the track. In
addition to his own racing career, Lazier is helping guide the racing career of his 17-year-old son Flinn,
who has been dominating the karting world and is also running Formula Vee.
The epic 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29 airs on ABC and the INDYCAR Radio
Network, with coverage beginning at 11 a.m. ET Sunday.
The Quiznos Motorsports program is represented by BRANDed Management. For news, updates and
info, follow Lazier on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/Buddy500Lazier.
Contact: Klint Briney, 305.915.7652, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT QUIZNOS: Denver‐based Quiznos is a chain designed for today’s busy consumers who
are looking for a high quality, tasty, freshly prepared alternative to traditional fast‐food
restaurants. With locations across the United States and 34 countries, Quiznos is one of the
world’s premier quick‐service restaurant chains, offering creative, chef‐created sandwiches and
salads using premium ingredients. Quiznos was founded in 1981 by chefs who discovered that
toasting brought out the best in every sandwich ingredient.
ABOUT BUDDY LAZIER: Buddy Lazier is a 48-year-old Colorado-based racecar driver and owner
of Lazier/Burns Racing. Lazier has led 1028 laps and IndyCar lists his earnings at more than $8.5
million. One of the league’s most successful and experienced drivers, Lazier has claimed eight
wins, 101 starts, 26 top-five finishes, and 45 top-ten finishes. A former Indy car Champion and
Indy 500 Winner, Lazier will be competing in his 19th start at IMS for the 100th running of the
Indianapolis 500 in 2016, with the help of Team Manager and Engineer Larry Curry. Lazier is
also an owner/operator of Tivoli Lodge, in Vail, Colo.