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'1 Lap, 1 Great Cause' Will Lap IMS Oval With Food To Help Hungry

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Everyone is encouraged to help Indiana families by participating in the “1 Lap, 1 Great Cause” food drive, which aims to gather enough canned and non-perishable food to complete one lap around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval.

IMS is conducting the food drive Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Wednesday, Nov. 10 with Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Approximately 13,200 pieces of canned or non-perishable food are needed to line one lap around the historic, 2.5-mile oval at IMS on Saturday, Nov. 13.

“We encourage everyone to help Indiana families by participating in the ‘1 Lap, 1 Great Cause’ food drive,” said Jeff Belskus, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation president and chief executive officer. “The generosity of loyal race fans never ceases to inspire us, and we anticipate that they will again reach out to help us lap the track and provide hope and food for Hoosiers in need.”

Fans can drop off canned and non-perishable food items in donation barrels, featuring specially marked wraps provided by Whitehead Signs of Indianapolis, at these Indianapolis-area locations:

•Indianapolis Motor Speedway Administration Building and IMS Hall of Fame Museum, 4790 W. 16th Street, Indianapolis

•Emmis Communications, One Emmis Plaza, 40 Monument Circle, Suite 700, Indianapolis

•ESL Spectrum Lighting Fixtures and Design, 1591 N. Harding St., Indianapolis

•Knit Stop, 3941 E. 82nd St., Indianapolis

•Downtown City Market, Indianapolis

•Hilton-Downtown, Indianapolis

•Cardinal Fitness, Broadripple, In

•Art Institute of Indianapolis (Pyramids), Indianapolis

•IUPUI - 4th Floor Business Building (Career Planning Office), Indianapols

•Speedway Town Hall, Speedway, In

•Indianapolis Key Banks, Indianapolis

 

Other drop-off locations will be added soon. Check the official website at www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com/1Lap1GreatCause for updated locations.

 

Area companies interested in participating as a drop-off location should e-mail 1lap1greatcause@brickyard.com. IMS will provide donation barrels and will pick up all donations.

 

 

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2011 IMS tickets: Fans can get details on tickets for the three races in 2011 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29, the Brickyard 400 on Sunday, July 31 and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP on Sunday, Aug. 28 at www.imstix.com.

For more information, call the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700 or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area or visit the ticket office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street. Ticket office and phone hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.

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Everyone is encouraged to help Indiana families by participating in the "1 Lap, 1 Great Cause" food drive, which aims to gather enough canned and non-perishable food to complete one lap around the 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval. IMS is conducting the food drive Tuesday, Oct. 19 through Wednesday, Nov. 10 with Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. Approximately 13,200 pieces of canned or non-perishable food are needed to line one lap around the historic, 2.5-mile oval at IMS on Saturday, Nov. 13.
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