Veteran NTT INDYCAR SERIES team owner-driver Ed Carpenter will drive the No. 33 Alzamend Neuro Chevrolet in the remaining oval races this season, continuing a program toward “Making Alzheimer’s Just A Memory” that started last month at Texas Motor Speedway.
BitNile Holdings, Inc. (“BitNile”), as a significant shareholder of Alzamend Neuro, Inc. (“Alzamend”), has made a commitment to ECR for the four remaining oval races this season, including the 106th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 29.
Milton “Todd” Ault III, founder and chairman emeritus of Alzamend and the executive chairman of BitNile, will provide tickets to Alzheimer’s caregivers for each NTT INDYCAR SERIES race where the Alzamend Neuro Chevrolet competes.
Carpenter is the only active owner-driver in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. His 20th season of NTT INDYCAR SERIES competition opened two weeks ago at Texas Motor Speedway, where he raced the No. 33 Alzamend Neuro Chevrolet for the first time. The car will now shift to a new striking purple-and-aqua livery for the Indianapolis 500 and beyond. Fans will get a preview of Carpenter’s “500” look when Rinus VeeKay’s No. 21 campaigns the same scheme in this weekend’s Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.
Ault channeled his passion for discovering a cure for Alzheimer’s into Alzamend when he founded the company in 2016. He is all too familiar with Alzheimer’s and the disastrous toll it takes on patients and caregivers, as his grandparents passed away from the deadly disease and his father is currently suffering.
Alzheimer’s caregivers interested in the limited number of tickets available at each remaining oval race can submit a request at https://vforward.com/caregivers/.
Alzamend is a company focused on developing novel products for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorder with a primary target of Alzheimer’s disease.
The company’s first drug candidate, AL001, completed Phase I, and Alzamend recently issued a press release with the full data study results. Moreover, Alzamend expects to submit an investigational new drug application for its second drug candidate, AL002, to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) during the second quarter of this year and commence clinical trials post clearance from the FDA. Alzamend is committed to “Making Alzheimer’s Just a Memory” with these two therapeutics targeting Alzheimer’s.