Archive for the ‘Event PR’ Category
[IMS PR] INDYCAR announced a new qualifying format to set the 33-car starting lineup for the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
[IMS PR] For the first time ever, Indianapolis 500 fans will have the opportunity to rent a limited number of high quality weatherproof set-up tents featuring a variety of amenities in the IMS infield during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 race weekend, May 22-26.
[Detroit PR] The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and Comerica Bank today announced the return of a Grand Prix tradition in Detroit – Free Prix Day.
[IMS PR] 2013 Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan unveiled the artwork for the 2014 Indianapolis 500 ticket during a 500 Festival Corporate Members event Feb. 24 at the Crane Bay Event Venue in downtown Indianapolis.
[Long Beach PR] The 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach will feature a standing start for the IndyCar Series race, the first time a standing start will take place for the featured race in Long Beach since the final Champ Car World Series race ran here in 2008 and just the second time since the Formula One era ended in 1983.
Country superstar Jason Aldean to headline Indy 500 pre-race concert as part of Legends Day Presented by Firestone May 24 at IMS.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host more than 500 of the world’s finest and most historic racecars as part of the Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational to be held June 6-8.
[IMS PR] Andy Granatelli — known appropriately as “Mister 500″ — understood better than anyone the spirit and challenge of the Indianapolis 500, said J. Douglas Boles, President of IMS.
[IMS PR] The Indiana Motorsports Commission approved preliminary plans by Hulman & Company to invest state funds on infrastructure upgrades at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, targeted at improvements that enhance the quality of motorsport events and the fan experience at the facility.
[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.