Posts Tagged ‘Verizon IndyCar Series – Marketing’
[INDYCAR PR] Ryan Hunter-Reay, who won the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500, received the ESPY Award as Best Driver for the second consecutive year on July 16 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. He became the first Indy car driver to repeat as the award’s winner.
It’s great to see IndyCar getting plenty of time on late-night television as of late because once David Letterman retires next year it’s a sure bet that such exposure will be harder to come by.
Hulman and Co. CEO Mark Miles recently spoke to MFW’s Paul Dalbey regarding plans to begin the 2015 IndyCar Series schedule earlier, possibly as early as January, with a stint of three international races. He also revealed plans for an expanded Leaders Circle program and said he would be “disappointed” if a title sponsor is not in place for 2014.
[INDYCAR PR] The 2014 IndyCar Series television schedule will feature three weekends of ABC coverage at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including the network’s 50th consecutive telecast of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25. NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) will televise 13 races, including 11 in a row that culminates with the season finale on Labor Day weekend at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
[INDYCAR PR] INDYCAR announced today that IZOD will conclude its sponsorship of the IndyCar Series after the current season.
[INDYCAR PR] SONAX, named Official Automobile Detail Partner of INDYCAR, has announced that it will award a cash prize to any driver who can win both races in a doubleheader weekend at Detroit, Toronto, or Houston.
With three different countries represented at the top of the three podiums thus far in 2013, could it be time for the IZOD IndyCar Series to adopt the Nation’s Cup? In this week’s Counterpoint, Paul and Steph take sides as they give the issue a closer look.
[NBCSN PR] NBC Sports Network has announced the details of its 2013 IndyCar season coverage, including the addition of live streaming later in the year.
The contributors at More Front Wing take some guesses — some educated, some not so much — at what Friday’s announcement at Indianapolis Motor Speedway may be about.
Steph feels that dropping the youth ticket prices for IndyCar races is a very wise move and should be done at as many events as possible.
Jenna Fryer at the Associated Press has acquired a copy of Boston Consulting Group’s report to the Hulman-George family. Here, Steph offers her off-the-cuff reactions to some of its key recommendations.
[INDYCAR PR] Sportsnet, IndyCar’s new television partner in Canada, has outlined its plans for coverage this season. Paul Tracy will provide colour commentary on the broadcasts for three events.