Archive for the ‘Event PR’ Category
[IMS PR] As previously reported, IMS has confirmed that long-time ABC and IMS Radio Network analyst Paul Page will return to become the Chief Announcer and the Voice of the 500.
[IMS PR] Throughout his racing career, Tony Kanaan has hungered to see his face on the Borg-Warner Trophy as one of the spoils of victory for winning the Indianapolis 500. That long-sought achievement was finally realized Dec. 2 during an unveiling ceremony at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum.
[NASCAR PR] NASCAR announced today that it has purchased Iowa Speedway. The agreement, finalized today under a wholly-owned subsidiary, Iowa Speedway, LLC, is effective immediately.
[IMS PR] The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Arts Council of Indianapolis encourage fans to participate in the Grand Prix of Indianapolis Trophy Design Project, which will create the winner’s trophy for the inaugural IndyCar Series road race on the IMS road course on Saturday, May 10, 2014.
[St. Pete PR] Green Savoree St. Petersburg LLC announced today it will join forces with Firestone for the opening race of the 2014 IndyCar Series season – the newly titled Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
[IMS PR] The Grand Prix of Indianapolis, the new IndyCar Series event May 8-10, 2014 on the reconfigured Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, will jump-start Month of May activities at IMS and build toward the 98th Indianapolis 500 later in the month.
[IMS PR] An IZOD IndyCar Series race will take place in May 2014 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, an event approved Thursday, Sept. 26 during a meeting of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC board of directors.
[Team USA PR] After a hard-fought shootout among six talented candidates, young Americans Joey Bickers and Jake Eidson have been selected to carry the patriotic red-white-and-blue colors of the Team USA Scholarship in two prestigious end-of-season Formula Ford events in England.
[IMS PR] Six drivers turned laps at IMS on Tuesday, and engineers from teams and Firestone pored over the extensive data with the long-term goal of developing tires that will help drivers break the all-time speed records for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” set in 1996 by Arie Luyendyk.
[IMS PR] Graham Rahal will put his Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing car through a series of test runs on the IMS road course on Wednesday, September 4, and will test a variety of track configurations.
[Sonoma PR] Fans are invited to attend the August 13th test session for free at Sonoma Raceway.
[Source: Indianapolis Motor Speedway press release] * 97th INDIANAPOLIS 500 SCHEDULE (All times local, subject to change) Saturday, May 11: OPENING DAY/CELEBRATION OF AUTOMOBILES – $10 admission, 12 and under free 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Public Gates Open, Social Media Garage Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Celebration of Automobiles 11 a.m., Corvette Pin Distribution, Pagoda Plaza Noon-6 [...]