Articles tagged ‘IMS’

Jun 05

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 Speedway in July, he’ll see a familiar name plastered around the historic race track – his own. Walding was announced the winner of Crown Royal’s annual “Your Hero’s Name Here” program, which awards naming rights to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at IMS to a deserving American hero, during last night’s live broadcast of the CMT Music Awards. As the winner, Walding’s name will be incorporated into the official race title, the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 ... 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 »

Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Kroger Announce the “Race to End Hunger” to Benefit Gleaners Food Bank

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

IMS Offers Special Ticket Discounts for 2015 Indianapolis 500 Fans

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo 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, ... FULL STORY »

Hunter-Reay prevails in second-closest finish

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 Verizon IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Race Results

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

U.S. Military to be Saluted at 98th Indianapolis 500

2014 Indianapolis 500 Logo 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 ... 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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Valpak Promotes Savings on the Go Through IndyCar Partnership with Rahal Letterman Lanigan
Posted 05.22.14
(LARGO – May 22, 2014) – Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announces a partnership with Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) Racing to kick off this weekend at the Indianapolis 500 and continue through 2015. The partnership combines America’s love of racing with Vapak’s loyal audience, reinforces the convenience of mobile apps on the go and supports Valpak’s ...FULL STORY »
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Indianapolis 500 Weekend Offers Fans Opportunities to Say Thank You to Jim Nabors
Posted 05.22.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 22, 2014 - Fans of beloved Indianapolis 500 icon Jim Nabors will have several ways to offer their best wishes to the beloved actor, singer and entertainer during the 2014 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Weekend. Nabors, who will be singing "(Back Home Again in) Indiana" in person at ...FULL STORY »
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Zack Meyer Excited for More Oval Experience at Freedom 100
Posted 05.22.14
Speedway, Ind. (May 22, 2014) – On his first trip to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Canadian Indy Lights racer Zack Meyer experienced a mix of success and disappointment. Meyer earned his first top-five finish of the year on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, but he was knocked off course ...FULL STORY »
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Fans Vote Indy 500 World’s Best Bucket List Sports Event
Posted 05.22.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, May 22, 2014 - The largest single-day sporting event in the world has been voted theWorld's Best Bucket List Sports Event. A recent fan vote conducted by 10Best, a division of USA Today Travel, resulted in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race receiving the most votes followed by events such as the ...FULL STORY »
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Country Music Superstar Martina McBride to Sing “America the Beautiful” at Indy 500
Posted 05.21.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - Grammy Award-winning country music sensation Martina McBride will sing "America The Beautiful" during pre-race ceremonies at the 98th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on Sunday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. McBride, who sang the national anthem at IMS prior to the ...FULL STORY »

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