Archive for the ‘Event PR’ Category

Firestone takes over title sponsorship of Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

Firestone takes over title sponsorship of Grand Prix of St. Petersburg

[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.

Grand Prix of Indianapolis road course layout and weekend format revealed

Grand Prix of Indianapolis road course layout and weekend format revealed

[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 to host INDYCAR road course race to open 2014 Month of May

IMS to host INDYCAR road course race to open 2014 Month of May

[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.

Bickers, Eidson selected for 2013 Team USA Scholarship

Bickers, Eidson selected for 2013 Team USA Scholarship

[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.

Quest for record speed at Indy starts with Firestone tire test

Quest for record speed at Indy starts with Firestone tire test

[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.

Rahal scheduled to test IMS road course on September 4

Rahal scheduled to test IMS road course on September 4

[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.

Fans offered free entry to August 13 test at Sonoma Raceway

Fans offered free entry to August 13 test at Sonoma Raceway

[Sonoma PR] Fans are invited to attend the August 13th test session for free at Sonoma Raceway.

Month of May schedule for the 97th Indianapolis 500

Month of May schedule for the 97th Indianapolis 500

[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 […]

2013 Indianapolis 500 entry list released

2013 Indianapolis 500 entry list released

[IMS PR] Three past Indianapolis 500 winners and four Series champions form part of the field that will line up for the 97th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.

Kurt Busch to test IndyCar with Andretti at Indianapolis

Kurt Busch to test IndyCar with Andretti at Indianapolis

[IMS PR] 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch is slated to test an IndyCar with Andretti Autosport on the morning of Thursday, May 9th.

The Yellow Party returns for 2013

The Yellow Party returns for 2013

[Yellow Party PR] The 3rd annual Yellow Party, presented by DHL on Thursday, May 23rd, is an IndyCar-focused fundraising event aimed at raising awareness and donations for the fight against cancer.

IMSC receives legislative approval of motorsports initiative

IMSC receives legislative approval of motorsports initiative

The Indiana General Assembly approved a bill on Friday, April 26 that will strengthen the state’s position as a global leader in the motorsports industry and create benefits for economic development in tourism, hospitality and motorsports, including upgrades and improvements at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.