Thursday, February 11, 2010
Race Fans Continue To Help Haiti Through IMS Online Auctions
Race fans, teams and drivers from around the world continue to help the people of Haiti, as Indianapolis Motor Speedway online auctions have raised nearly $15,000 for American Red Cross relief efforts in the earthquake-ravaged nation. Among the items up for auction now are a checkered flag signed by IZOD IndyCar Series stars, including Scott Dixon, Danica Patrick and Tony Kanaan, and a Fiat Yamaha Team shirt signed by Red Bull Indianapolis GP winners Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo!
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Bernard Named CEO Of Indy Racing League
Randy Bernard, longtime CEO of Professional Bull Riders, Inc., has been named CEO of the Indy Racing League, the sanctioning body of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights. His hiring was announced today by Jeffrey Belskus, president and CEO of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation, the home of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and owner of the Indy Racing League. Bernard (above left) will begin March 1. Video:
Friday, January 29, 2010
Helmet Signed By Indy 500 Winners Added To Haiti Relief Auction
A helmet signed by 22 Indianapolis 500 winners, including 2008 winner Scott Dixon (above), is among the unique new items added recently to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway eBay auctions to benefit American Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti, which already have raised more than $8,400. All proceeds from the eBay auction of racing memorabilia, which began Jan. 15, are being donated to Red Cross relief efforts for the devastating earthquake Jan. 12.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Get Inside Access To IMS Through Popular 'Grounds Tour' In 2010
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum will continue its Grounds Tours in 2010 with a full schedule of dates from March through November. Tickets are available now for the Museum's popular Grounds Tour, which provides a great opportunity to entertain family, friends or clients with a 90-minute tour rich in IMS history and landmarks. Click the Read More link to see the dates!
Friday, January 22, 2010
Great New Items Added To IMS Auctions To Benefit Haiti Relief
Exciting new items continue to be added to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway eBay auctions to benefit American Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti, as the motorsports world shows its care and concern for the victims of the devastating earthquake Jan. 12. New signed memorabilia (above) includes a Ryan Briscoe Team Penske nosecone, Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge sheet metal and a Randy Owens Red Bull Indianapolis GP poster.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
IMS Contributing $10,000 To Red Cross Relief Efforts In Haiti
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is contributing $10,000 to the American Red Cross to assist its relief efforts for Haitian earthquake victims. Motorsports fans also can contribute to the American Red Cross in many ways, including a continuing online auction at the IMS eBay site and a Brickyard Authentics retail store price reduction. Among the new items added to the auction is a VIP ticket package to the 2010 Indianapolis 500.
Monday, January 18, 2010
American Motorsports Media Name Franchitti Driver Of The Year
Dario Franchitti received more recognition for his 2009 IZOD IndyCar Series championship Jan. 16 by being named the recipient of the Jerry Titus Award during the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association's All-America Team dinner in Brownsburg, Ind. The Titus award, given in remembrance of the late racer/journalist, signifies the top vote-getter among All-America Team members as the driver of the year. Franchitti also won the award following his 2007 series championship and Indianapolis 500 victory.
Friday, January 15, 2010
IMS Teaming With American Red Cross For Haitian Earthquake Relief
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is teaming with the American Red Cross through an online auction and Brickyard Authentics retail store price reduction to encourage race fans to contribute to relief efforts for Haitian earthquake victims. Autographed items are being auctioned on eBay, and anyone who donates $5 or more to the Red Cross at the two Brickyard Authentics retail outlets will receive a 20 percent savings on their purchase.
Thursday, January 14, 2010
Ten Fans Meet Helio Through IMS Contest On Facebook, Twitter
It's only fitting that one of the most social Indianapolis 500 winners in recent memory greeted winners of a trivia contest staged by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway exclusively on popular social networks Facebook and Twitter. Ten Indianapolis 500 fans enjoyed special access Jan. 12 to three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves by answering selected trivia questions about Castroneves in a contest Jan. 8 on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
1/12/10 - Helio Unveils Borg-Warner Trophy Likeness, Receives Winner's Ring
Friday, January 08, 2010
1/8/10 - Winter Moments at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Friday, December 18, 2009
Chevrolet Camaro SS To Pace 2010 Indianapolis 500 Mile Race
Officials from Chevrolet and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway unveiled the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS Indianapolis 500 Pace Car at the Speedway's Hall of Fame Museum Dec. 18. The 2010 Chevy Camaro Indianapolis 500 Pace Car is a 21st century sports car that looks to the future with a nod to the heritage of both the car and the race. The first year for Camaro to pace the Indianapolis 500 was in 1967, the year the Camaro made its debut.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Free Admission, Tour Dec. 23 At IMS Museum For '12 Days' Promotion
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum is offering free admission to the Museum and the narrated track tour on Wednesday, Dec. 23 as part of the "12 Free Days of Indy Christmas." For the fourth consecutive year, IMS is participating in the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association's popular program that offers the public free admission for one day to many of Indianapolis' top tourist attractions.
Monday, December 14, 2009
Buy Four Race Day Tickets Dec. 17, Get Pieces Of Original IMS Brick
On Thursday, Dec. 17, exactly 100 years to the day that the final brick was laid at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, any fan who purchases four reserved Race Day tickets to any IMS event in 2010 will receive a commemorative plaque containing a replica of the contract used to purchase the bricks and a casing of original brick pieces from the racing surface.
Friday, December 11, 2009
Speed Into Great Selection, Savings On Holiday Gifts From IMS
Holiday shoppers still searching for the perfect gift for a race fan can give the gift of speed from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For apparel or racing collectibles, visit the Brickyard Authentics stores located in the IMS Hall of Fame Museum, Civic Plaza at the Indianapolis International Airport or online at store.indianapolismotorspeedway.com. 2010 IMS race tickets also make a great gift!
Thursday, December 10, 2009
More Great Deals Offered At IMS Warehouse Sale Friday, Saturday
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is offering fans a second chance to get low-priced gifts for the racing enthusiast on your holiday shopping list at the IMS Warehouse Sale Dec. 11-12. The sale will take place from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the IMS Retail Warehouse, 4575 W. 16th St.
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Race Fans Can Buy Candy Cane Ornament To Benefit Salvation Army
Race fans visiting the IMS Online Store and Brickyard Authentics Gift Shop locations during the holiday season can purchase a candy cane tree ornament to benefit charity through Shop For A Cause program. The candy ornaments cost $3 each, with $2 from each sale being donated to The Salvation Army.
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
International Motorsports Industry Show
Monday, November 23, 2009
Winter Named IMS Chief Information Officer
Rhonda Winter was named as chief information officer of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a new position that will guide the direction of all information technology and related business units of the company. Experienced information technology executive Winter will oversee the existing Information Technology department and the newly created New Media & Consumer Strategies department.
Monday, November 09, 2009
IMS, IMIS Team Up For Prestigious Safety Conference Dec. 1 In Indy
Officials from the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) announced Nov. 9 that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will serve as a partner in the inaugural IMIS Safety Conference Dec. 1 in the Sagamore Ballroom of the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis. The IMIS Safety Conference presented by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will help kick off the inaugural IMIS show, set for Dec. 2-3, also at the Indiana Convention Center.
Thursday, November 05, 2009
IZOD Named Title Sponsor Of IndyCar Series
Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation (NYSE: PVH) announced Thursday, Nov. 5 a multi-year agreement in principle with the Indy Racing League (IRL), the sanctioning body for the IndyCar Series, for its IZOD brand to become the title sponsor of the newly renamed IZOD IndyCar Series. The IZOD IndyCar Series introduced its new logo and key partnership details today, with additional activation, promotional plans and marketing initiatives to be revealed in the coming months, prior to the start of the 2010 season.
Monday, November 02, 2009
Great Deals Available On Cool Gear Nov. 6-7 At IMS Warehouse Sale
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway again will offer fans the opportunity to get a head start on holiday shopping at the annual IMS Warehouse Sale Nov. 6-7. The sale will take place from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 and from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the IMS Retail Warehouse, 4575 W. 16th St. in Indianapolis.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
@indytalk [Elvis singing Blue Christmas at brickyard400.com]
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
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Wednesday, October 14, 2009
@indytalk [Watch Elvis perform live at brickyard400.com.]