(SPEEDWAY, Ind.) May 22, 2015 – Conrad Indianapolis is teaming up with Indy’s own CFH Racing to celebrate the world-famous Indianapolis 500. The Conrad’s lobby has been outfitted with a one-of-a-kind Verizon IndyCar Series car that pays homage to CFH Racing’s 2015 sponsors and drivers.The hotel is hosting a Twitter contest in conjunction with CFH Racing, asking fans to tweet a photo of the IndyCar with the hashtag #ConradIndyCar for the chance to win an overnight stay and a special gift from CFH Racing.
“We are so proud of our relationship with CFH Racing,” general manager Greg Tinsley said, “We are always pleased to be associated with true winners and we wish them the best on Sunday and throughout the season.”
Nicknamed “Team America,” CFH Racing is the only multi-car team with an all-American driver lineup in this year’s Indy 500. Driving for CFH Racing will be: JR Hildebrand (#6 Preferred Freezer Services car), Ed Carpenter (#20 Fuzzy’s Award Winning Vodka car) and Josef Newgarden (#21 Century 21 car). On race day, the Conrad logo can be seen on CFH driver Ed Carpenter’s #20 car.
“It’s great to be associated with the Conrad. I know JR (Hildebrand) has made his home there all month and they’ve treated him like a king,” CFH owner/driver Ed Carpenter said, “I’m happy to have their support for the month.”
The Conrad’s IndyCar Twitter contest ends May 24. Participants must be following @ConradIndy to win.
|About Conrad Indianapolis
Conrad Indianapolis is the hotel of choice for discerning travelers visiting the “Circle City.” Located at one of the city’s most prominent intersections, the hotel is truly in the heart of it all – connected to Circle Centre Mall and just steps from nearly everything that downtown has to offer including museums, live music and theatre, and the Indianapolis Zoo & White River Gardens State Park. The hotel is also connected via elevated walkway to the Indiana Convention Center. The 23-story building features 247 guest rooms, 15,000 square feet of intimate, state-of-the-art meeting space and 15 private residences. World-class dining experiences can be enjoyed in Tastings Wine Bistro and The Capital Grille®, and relaxation awaits at Evan Todd Spa & Salon.
About CFH Racing
Led by co-owners Ed Carpenter, Sarah Fisher, and Wink Hartman, CFH Racing was formed in August 2014 by the integration of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing. What is now CFH Racing has five victories and 16 top five finishes in the past four years and back-to-back pole positions for the Indianapolis 500 with Carpenter. CFH Racing will compete in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series with two Chevrolet V6 Twin Turbos, prepared in the team’s Speedway, Ind. headquarters. Josef Newgarden will pilot the No. 67 car; Carpenter will be the driver of the No. 20 car for the oval events and Luca Filippi will take the wheel for the road and street course events.