Patricio O’Ward will partner with GESS International as an associate sponsor for this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama and will be joined again next week as both an associate and primary sponsor at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. O’Ward’s No. 31 Carlin Chevrolet will feature badging for GESS International and the American Biogas Council. GESS International is the leading energy service company of the biogas industry, and a part of the American Biogas Council, which represents the entire biogas industry in the U.S. As one of the largest and fastest growing biogas company’s, GESS International felt their presence in the racing community with O’Ward was the perfect fit. With the long-term goals set for their IndyCar involvement, O’Ward has become the newest driver in the GESS International circle of “green drivers.”

About GESS International North Carolina, Inc.

GESS International North Carolina, Inc. is a Headquarter of GESS group of companies (GESS) located worldwide with offices in London, Ukraine, and throughout the United States. With over 350 completed projects worldwide, GESS has over 21 years of expertise in providing energy-efficient solutions using co-generation and renewable energy resources such as solar and biogas for the private sector, budgetary organizations, and business. From consulting to managing operations of our completed projects, GESS offers design and implementation solutions with a direct economic impact for its partners, customers, and their communities.

About the American Biogas Council

The American Biogas Council is the only national trade association representing the entire biogas industry in the U.S. The ABC represents over 200 companies in all parts of the biogas supply chain who are dedicated to maximizing the production and use of biogas and digestate from organic waste. Find them online at, Twitter @ambiogascouncil, LinkedIn in the American Biogas Council group and on YouTube.

About Patricio O’Ward

The 19-year-old O’Ward began his racing career in karts at the age of six and quickly worked his way up through the karting ranks before breaking into open-wheel racing in 2013. He joined the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires driver development ladder in 2015 and moved into Indy Lights in a full-time capacity in 2018. He won the 2018 Indy Lights Championship with nine wins, a new series record of nine poles, and 13 podium finishes in 17 races. O’Ward also won the Prototype Challenge (PC) class of the 2017 Rolex 24 At Daytona to become the youngest ever winner at the event at only 17 years old.