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INDYCAR modifies Indianapolis 500 schedule, qualifying format

INDYCAR modifies Indianapolis 500 schedule, qualifying format

[IMS PR] INDYCAR announced today an addition to the practice schedule and further definition of the qualification format for next month’s 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500.

KV Racing Technology to field car for Bell in 2014 Indianapolis 500

KV Racing Technology to field car for Bell in 2014 Indianapolis 500

[KVRT PR] LONG BEACH, CA – April 12, 2014 – KV Racing Technology will field a car for IndyCar veteran Townsend Bell, sponsored by Robert Graham at the 2014 Indianapolis 500, May 25, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana.

Fans can help send US troops to IMS events

Fans can help send US troops to IMS events

[IMS PR] WISH for OUR HEROES (W4OH), the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Indiana National Guard are teaming up to provide fans with an opportunity to help send active United States military or veterans to the inaugural Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis 500, Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard or Red Bull Indianapolis GP in 2014.

Long Beach City Council proposes three-year extension to TGPLB contract

Long Beach City Council proposes three-year extension to TGPLB contract

[TGPLB PR] The Grand Prix Association of Long Beach has been informed that the Long Beach City Council is proposing a three-year extension to the current Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach agreement, extending the contract through 2018.

Long Beach to host exhibit in honor of 40 years of racing on its streets

Long Beach to host exhibit in honor of 40 years of racing on its streets

[TGPLB PR] Race fans attending the 40th Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 11-13, will have an opportunity to take a walk down memory lane and get the autographs of three of racing’s greatest drivers at the same time.

Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix renews partnership with City of Windsor

Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix renews partnership with City of Windsor

[Detroit PR] As a part of the enhanced relationship in 2014, Canadian fans will once again be able to experience an easy, safe and cost-effective way to cross the international border and enjoy the world-class auto racing, exciting off-track activities and family fun during the Grand Prix, May 30 – June 1 at beautiful Belle Isle Park.

Nabors to sing ‘Indiana’ for the final time this May

Nabors to sing ‘Indiana’ for the final time this May

[IMS PR] Beloved actor-entertainer and legendary Indianapolis 500 icon Jim Nabors will sing “(Back Home Again in) Indiana” at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the final time prior to the start of the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 25.

Anna de Ferran, daughter of Gil, to perform in opening ceremonies at St. Petersburg

Anna de Ferran, daughter of Gil, to perform in opening ceremonies at St. Petersburg

[St. Pete PR] Organizers of the 2014 Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg have announced that Major Christopher L. Barnett and Anna de Ferran will sing during the opening ceremonies for the Verizon IndyCar Series race headlining the racing festival, March 28-30.

Gary Bettenhausen passes away at 72 years of age

Gary Bettenhausen passes away at 72 years of age

Click here to read a statement from Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles about the death of driver Gary Bettenhausen.

Format changes enhance battle to qualify for Indianapolis 500

Format changes enhance battle to qualify for Indianapolis 500

[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.

Infield “glamping” now available for Indianapolis 500 weekend

Infield “glamping” now available for Indianapolis 500 weekend

[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.

Comerica Bank Free Prix Day returns to Detroit in 2014

Comerica Bank Free Prix Day returns to Detroit in 2014

[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.