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Speedway Businesses Helping Fans Gear Up for Harvest GP with Fun Items, Contests

The Speedway Chamber of Commerce and 15 participating businesses will rev up fans and local residents for the INDYCAR Harvest GP presented by GMR race weekend Oct. 2-4 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway through a variety of pumpkin-themed items and contests.

Fans and consumers can race into 15 businesses around Speedway, Indiana, to purchase pumpkin-themed items that celebrate the inaugural INDYCAR Harvest GP presented by GMR for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and the Indianapolis 8 Hour sports car race on the IMS road course.

Participating businesses and their offerings Oct. 2-4:

The public also can vote for their favorite pumpkin-themed item the Speedway Chamber’s Facebook page (@speedwaychamber) from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. A photo album of items will be posted at 8 a.m. (ET) Wednesday, Sept. 30, and the photo with the most likes at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 will be the winner, with that business receiving two tickets to the INDYCAR Harvest GP.

A pumpkin decorating contest will award one winner with two tickets to the INDYCAR Harvest GP. Designs can be one-of-a-kind or incorporate the Harvest GP logo template available for download here. Contestants can enter by sharing a public photo on Facebook using the hashtag #IMSPumpkins and tagging Speedway Chamber by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1.

Fans planning to watch the race at home also are encouraged to take advantage of carryout from Speedway restaurants and tag any race-themed photos with the hashtag #SupportSpeedway.

Tickets are on sale now for the INDYCAR Harvest GP weekend Oct. 1-4, which features the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, and the Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli and its North American counterpart, GT World Challenge America Powered by AWS, in the Indianapolis 8 Hour sports car race.

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