It's A Growing Empire...

January 25, 2007


Sammy Hagar Adds To His Growing Empire As Co-Owner Of Team KMA

Indy Pro Series Racecar

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 10, 2006) – From international rock legend, to tequila connoisseur to restaurateur, Sammy Hagar can now add racecars to his expanding list of assets and expertise. The infamous “Red Rocker” and American Spirit’s Jon Lewis announced today that they have partnered as co-owners of the racecar to be campaigned by Team KMA Racing in the Indy Pro Series.  

“I’m very excited about our entering the Indy Racing League,” stated Hagar. “The fans of the IRL are enthusiastic and it’s a tremendous venue to compete in. I’ve been a car fanatic for as long as I can remember, and I’m really looking forward to being a part of Indy Racing.” 








Sammy’s premier brand of tequila Cabo Wabo, will be highlighted throughout the Team KMA Indy Pro Series operation. In addition, Team KMA’s multi-car Formula BMW Team will promote the famous Cabo Wabo Cantina.  

“I cannot explain how honored and proud I am to have Sammy as my partner,” exclaimed Lewis. “I had the honor of promoting Cabo Wabo tequila on our American Le Mans prototype in 2003. Sammy’s a true rocker and so full of energy. He loves the excitement of racing and we’re going to carry over that excitement to our race operation.” 

Sammy becomes the newest entertainment personality to join the Indy Racing League fold. Hagar, a music icon and tequila aficionado, was lead singer of Van Halen, tours the country with his group “Sammy and the Wabos”, is the owner of the world’s premier tequila brand Cabo Wabo and purveyor of the famous Cabo Wabo Cantina

Team KMA Racing is a joint operation formed by team principals Jon Lewis (American Spirit Racing) and Ingo Strackerjan (Atlantic Racing Team). Team KMA has race operations in the Indy Pro Series and the Formula BMW USA Championship.