Articles tagged ‘IMS’

Jul 18

CHARACTER COUNTS! Joins Moffitt and Jay Robinson Racing at Indianapolis

2014 NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images BIGGEST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN THE NATION TO BE PRIMARY PARTNER OF NO. 66 TOYOTA MONROE, N.C. (JULY 18, 2014) -- Jay Robinson Racing announced today that CHARACTER COUNTS!®, a character-building initiative of the Josephson Institute, will be the primary partner of the No. 66 Toyota driven by Brett Moffitt in next week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race will mark the character development program's first partnership in motorsports. CHARACTER COUNTS! is an community-based and educational program that reaches more than seven million kids nationwide each year. Founded in 1992, the non-profit organization is utilized in schools across America to teach ethics and values by using the six pillars of character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and ... FULL STORY »

Actor Chris Pratt to Drive Chevrolet SS Pace Car at Brickyard

Actor Chris Pratt speaks onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Actor Chris Pratt – star of the soon-to-be-released movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” – will serve as honorary pace car driver in a 2014 red and silver Chevrolet SS pace car for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding ... FULL STORY »

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Announces Scavenger Hunt

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo Watch @IMS for Clues Each Day INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 17, 2014 - In preparation of the upcoming 2014 Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will hold a scavenger hunt for fans ... FULL STORY »

Big Machine Races to the Brickyard 400 with Stellar Line-up of Country Stars

2014 Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard The Band Perry, Justin Moore, Brantley Gilbert and More Will Headline Stages at the “Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard” Weekend (July 26 & 27) Record Label Sponsors Music-Themed Events For Fourth Consecutive Year at Historic ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Completes Indianapolis, Chicagoland, Kentucky Tests

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, Ohio (Friday, June 20, 2014) -- With its at-track session at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past Monday and Tuesday, Goodyear completed a busy stretch of testing in preparation for this summer's NASCAR schedule.Participating in the test at Indianapolis were Greg Biffle in ... FULL STORY »

Green Beret Announced As Namesake of Brickyard 400 During CMT Music Awards Live Broadcast

Country Music star Justin Moore unveils John Wayne Walding as the winner of Crown Royal's "Your Hero's Name Here" with a custom guitar bearing the John Wayne Walding 400 logo at Bridgestone Arena on June 3, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Crown Royal) Crown Royal Awards US Army Sergeant First Class Retired John Wayne Walding Race Naming Rights Through Whisky Brand’s Annual “Your Hero’s Name Here” Program NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 5, 2014 – When Green Beret John Wayne Walding attends his first NASCAR race at the Indianapolis Motor ... FULL STORY »

IMS and Angie’s List Announce Entitlement of Grand Prix of Indianaplis

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo The Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis Scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2015 INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Angie's List announced today that the Indianapolis-based company will be the title sponsor of the Grand Prix ... FULL STORY »

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Kroger Announce the “Race to End Hunger” to Benefit Gleaners Food Bank
Posted 05.29.14
IMS Commits to Match $10,000 in Associate and Customer Donations INDIANAPOLIS - Thursday, May 29, 2014 - The Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Kroger Co.'s Central Division announced the "Race to End Hunger" campaign today at the Kroger store located in Speedway, Ind. This new campaign will allow Kroger customers to donate ...FULL STORY »
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IMS Offers Special Ticket Discounts for 2015 Indianapolis 500 Fans
Posted 05.28.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - As a thank you to the greatest race fans in the world, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is offering special pricing for selected days for the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 24, 2015. All ticket reorders for the 2015 Indianapolis 500 must be ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Hunter-Reay, driver of the #28 DHL Andretti Autosport Honda Dallara, celebrates in Victory Lane with milk after winning the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Hunter-Reay prevails in second-closest finish
Posted 05.25.14
INDIANAPOLIS (May 25, 2014)-- Ryan Hunter-Reay was denied a shot at a final-lap victory in the 2013 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race because of a yellow flag for a single-car incident in Turn 1. Third place was his career high in "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," but the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., ...FULL STORY »
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2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Race Results
Posted 05.25.14
2014 INDYCAR, Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) Indianapolis, Indiana Indianapolis Motor Speedway 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race INDIANAPOLIS - Results Sunday of the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with order of finish, starting position in parentheses, ...FULL STORY »
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U.S. Military to be Saluted at 98th Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.24.14
Pre-race ceremonies highlighted by special four-plane flyover INDIANAPOLIS, Saturday, May 24, 2014 - The traditional pre-race ceremonies honoring the United States military at the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25 will culminate with a special four-plane flyover recognizing the remarkable history of United States air power. Traditional salutes ...FULL STORY »
2014 Indy Lights Freedom 100 Winner Gabby Chaves in Victory Lane
Sweet Redemption for Chaves, Wins Thrilling Freedom 100 by 0.0050
Posted 05.23.14
Speedway, Ind. - Colombian-American Gabby Chaves made amends for a heartbreaking second-place finish 12 months ago by scoring a sensational last-gasp victory in today's Freedom 100, the jewel in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires crown, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Third-generation racer Matthew Brabham led 28 of the ...FULL STORY »
Tony Kanaan of Brazil, driver of the #10 Target Silver Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Dallara, during final practice on Carb Day for the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 23, 2014 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Target Chip Ganassi Racing Scores Big on Coors Light Carb Day
Posted 05.23.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 23, 2014 - Target Chip Ganassi Racing hopes a successful Coors Light Carb Day will indicate a good Indianapolis 500 Race Day. Reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Tony Kanaan, who will start the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race from the inside of the sixth row, topped the ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy Racing Display Visits Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 05.23.14
Plenty of Fun for Entire Family; Q&A Sessions with Team Chevy Drivers DETROIT – Race fans visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the Indianapolis 500 will have the opportunity to experience the Team Chevy Racing Display, filled with show cars, production vehicles, Chevrolet Performance Parts crate engines, parts and accessories, test ...FULL STORY »
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INDYCAR Fans Challenged to Pick #WhosGonnaWin the Indianapolis 500
Posted 05.22.14
Winning Driver to Visit One Lucky Fan INDIANAPOLIS (May 22, 2014) - Fans of INDYCAR are being challenged to predict #WhosGonnaWin the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race through an interactive social media campaign sponsored by Verizon. Through Twitter and, fans are invited to cast their vote by using ...FULL STORY »

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