Indiana Gov. Holcomb To Place Green Flag atop IMS Gate 1 Friday To Mark Start of Verizon IndyCar Series Season

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will officially install the green flag atop the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway Gate 1 at 10 a.m. Friday, March 10. The annual ceremony marks the start of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season and an important milestone in the countdown to the 101st Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. During the event, an official 101st Running milk bottle will be delivered to the governor, part of a series of deliveries leading up to Race Day. IMS traditionally displays the full array of racing flags…

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Infield Camping Available for INDYCAR Grand Prix Weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time ever, fans can camp at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their own campground. The previous few years, IMS has had “glamping” but that had tents and amenities already set up for the fans. Now, fans can bring their own camping gear, as IMS President Doug Boles announced on Thursday afternoon from the famed race track that fans can camp at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during the INDYCAR Grand Prix race weekend this May. Spectator camping for recreational vehicles and tents will be offered inside the track…

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Advance Auto Parts Enters Multi-Year Partnership with Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, has signed a strategic, multi-year partnership with the iconic Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS).  The agreement designates Advance Auto Parts as the official partner of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at events including the legendary Indianapolis 500, Brickyard 400, INDYCAR Grand Prix, Lights at the Brickyard, and more. Advance Auto Parts has more than 5,100 company-operated stores across the United States and Canada. 

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Hulman Terrace Club Seating Now Available at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS – Premium seating in the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hulman Terrace Club is on-sale now for the 2017 racing season and beyond. The Hulman Terrace Club, located on the outside of the front straightaway of the famed 2.5-mile oval, features some of the best views of the track plus ADA-accessible seating for fans seeking a club option. All tickets to the Hulman Terrace Club were sold in its inaugural season in 2016. Space is limited, so fans interested in tickets should act now.  Fans who purchase reserved HTC tickets will enjoy…

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Cummins Has Great Story, Ties to Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday morning, Doug Boles, Mark Miles and Alexander Rossi unveiled the ticket for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500. The event was held at the Cummins Distribution Headquarters, as it also marked the beginning of a special new campaign to promote the 101st Running. The delivery of a branded milk bottle each day throughout the full 101-day countdown was brought back for a second straight year, and the first bottle was presented to Cummins, Inc. CEO Tom Linebarger this morning. But, to know why we were here…

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101st Running of the Indy 500 Ticket Revealed on Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – A new piece of racing history came to life today as reigning race winner Alexander Rossi and officials unveiled the colorful, coveted ticket for the 101st Indianapolis 500. Hulman & Company President and CEO Mark Miles and Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles joined 100th Indianapolis 500 winner Rossi of Andretti Autosport during ceremonies at the Cummins Distribution Headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. The ceremony started a day of activities to mark 101 days from Race Day for this year’s edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” on Sunday, May…

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2017 Indy 500 Ticket Design, New Milk Bottle, 101 Days Until Indy 500 Countdown On Tap for Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – Like last year, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will be celebrating the upcoming Indy 500 with a countdown starting with the numbers of days for the number of years for the event.  The countdown to the 101st Running of the Indy 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil begins at 7:45 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 with the official unveiling of the 2017 ticket design at the new Cummins Distribution Headquarters in downtown Indianapolis. The event will feature Hulman & Company President and CEO Mark Miles, Cummins Inc. Chairman and CEO Tom…

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