TDS™ partners with Conquest Racing at Indy 500

15.05.2009: High-speed racing meets high-speed Internet on the track in the #34 car Conquest Racing announced today that TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS™)

High-speed racing meets high-speed Internet on the track in the #34 car


Conquest Racing announced today that TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS™) has moved up to become associate sponsor on its #34 car at the 2009 Indianapolis 500.

TDS, whose logo is visible on the front wing of the car driven by Alex Tagliani, is a telecommunications company providing voice, Internet and entertainment services to rural and suburban communities nationwide, as well as leading-edge business technology. The company is present in over 30 states and is the eighth largest telephone company in the U.S.

“Performance, reliability and speed are what we strive for at TDS.  We believe our teams have a lot in common. We look forward to a great performance by Conquest Racing at the Indy 500,” comments Nick Ruskowski, TDS regional market manager.

“TDS first joined us last season, here at the Indianapolis 500, and we’re extremely pleased that they have chosen to pursue their journey with us as an associate partner for the biggest race of the season,” said Conquest team owner Eric Bachelart. “We started together last season and we look to continue building this relationship in the future.”

About TDS Telecommunications Corp.
:
TDS Telecommunications Corp. markets communication services to business and residential customers in 30 states.  With nearly 1.2 million access line equivalents in service, TDS Telecommunications Corp. connects customers to phone, broadband, and digital television service in hundreds of rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities. TDS Telecommunications Corp. is the eighth-largest wire line company in the nation; employing approximately 2,730 people. The company is headquartered in Madison, Wis. Visit www.tdstelecom.com and www.tdsbusiness.com for more information.

About Conquest Racing:

Conquest Racing is amongst the longest-running, well-established open-wheel race teams in the IndyCar Series. The organization is recognized for its simple and efficient ways of doing business as well as its approach to achieving excellence in motor sports. Entering its 13th year of competition in 2009, Conquest Racing has amassed pole positions, podium finishes and race wins through its years in different racing series. The team first participated in Indy Lights from 1997 to 2001, before doing a single season in the IndyCar Series in 2002, where they claimed Rookie of the Year honors. Conquest then competed in the Champ Car World Series from 2003 up until the beginning of 2008 when the team made the transition to the newly unified IndyCar Series.
 
   
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