VeeKay is particularly excited about the Strike and Ed Carpenter Racing initiative and considers it a great honor to be the first IndyCar driver to participate in the most important race of the year in a Bitcoin sponsored car. “I feel a connection with Bitcoin – I drive with starting number 21 and there are 21 million Bitcoins in circulation. On top of that, they are young, dynamic and new – this is how I hope I am!”
Ed Carpenter, director of Ed Carpenter Racing of the same name, sees the partnership with Bitcoin as a logical step in a changing financial climate. “The fact that this project has become a reality is something that I especially like,” said Carpenter from the United States. Carpenter offers its employees the option to pay their salaries in Bitcoin, a unique feature of the NTT IndyCar chain. The Strike Strike initiative has also launched a fundraising campaign, whereby the Bitcoin community can raise funds to fund essential activities in and around the district. Hence, # 21 Bitcoin Chevrolet in VeeKay is equipped with a QR code, allowing anyone to contribute their share.
For Renus Van Calmthot it will be his second participation in the famous Indianapolis 500. During his debut participation, in 2020, the Dutchman qualified in fourth place Super League. It turns out to be the eighth time in eight years in a row that at least one driver from Ed Carpenter Racing has joined the so-called Fast nine I managed the scissors. Thanks to his performance, VeeKay ended up in the record books – never before on a date Breakyard A teenager managed to qualify well.