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MetroNet Connects With Jonathan Byrd’s Racing

Greenwood, IN – With the roar of the engines at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway set to begin in just a couple of days, Jonathan Byrd’s Racing is pleased to introduce its newest sponsor, MetroNet. Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, MetroNet (www.metronnetinc.com) is a customer-focused company that provides cutting-edge fiber optic communication services, including high-speed Fiber Internet, […]

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Bandit Industries Inc. Joins RLL as an Associate Sponsor for Pigot’s Entry at the GP of Indianapolis and Indy 500

BANDIT INDUSTRIES JOINS RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING AN ASSOCIATE SPONSOR FOR SPENCER PIGOT’S ENTRY AT THE GRAND PRIX OF INDIANAPOLIS AND INDIANAPOLIS 500 BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 5, 2016) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Bandit Industries Inc., a premier global manufacturer of industrial wood chippers and wood processing equipment, will be an associate […]

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Shared Dream of 100th Indianapolis 500 Entry Brings Long-Term SPM Partner Lucas Oil together with Newcomer Tech Company Jahia Solutions Group

Shared Dream of 100 th Indianapolis 500 Entry Brings Long-Term SPM Partner Lucas Oil together with Newcomer Tech Company Jahia Solutions Group   Indianapolis, IN – May 5, 2016 – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) announced today that Lucas Oil and Jahia Solutions Group will co-sponsor the No. 77 SPM with Marotti Racing entry driven by Oriol Servia in the 100th running of the Indianapolis […]

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Mann back with Coyne for Indy 500

Mann back with Coyne for Indy 500 – Pink #GetInvolved campaign returns, launches today – Plainfield, IL (May 2, 2016) – For a fourth consecutive year, Pippa Mann is returning to Dale Coyne Racing as part of the team’s effort at this year’s 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Mann will once again be promoting […]

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Shuttle service offers convenient route to IMS on Race Day

Shuttle service offers convenient route to IMS on Race Day INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, April 21, 2016 — Fans looking for a hassle-free trip to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Race Day can take advantage of expanded shuttle service ahead of the 100th Running of the Indy 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. In partnership with IMS, […]

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50th Anniversary Camaro SS to Pace Indianapolis 500; Racing legend Roger Penske will drive pace car for 100th running of classic race

50th Anniversary Camaro SS to Pace Indianapolis 500 Racing legend Roger Penske will drive pace car for 100th running of classic race INDIANAPOLIS – A unique version of the new, 2017 Camaro SS 50th Anniversary Edition will lead the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 next month, driven by motorsports legend Roger Penske, who is marking […]

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RaceDeck Garage Floors Has Byrd Team Covered

Greenwood, IN – As the team looks forward to the festivities of May in Indianapolis kicking off in just over a month, Jonathan Byrd’s Racing, which will be contesting the Indianapolis 500 with Bryan Clauson in partnership with Dale Coyne Racing, is pleased to introduce their newest sponsor, Race Deck Garage Floors. RaceDeck Garage Floors […]

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Josh Kaufman to team with Indianapolis Children’s Choir for ‘Back Home Again in Indiana’ at 100th Indianapolis 500

Josh Kaufman to team with Indianapolis Children’s Choir for ‘Back Home Again in Indiana’ at 100th Indianapolis 500 INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, April 7, 2016 – When the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil welcomes race fans with the traditional singing of “Back Home Again in Indiana,” a distinct Indianapolis flavor will mark the […]

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Skrillex to headline Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light

Skrillex to headline Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, March 3, 2016 – Global electronic music icon Skrillex will headline the Indy 500 Snake Pit presented by Coors Light during the monumental 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Fast-rising superstar Martin Garrix and popular acts Zeds Dead and […]

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Matt Brabham joins 100 day countdown to 100th Indianapolis 500

PIRTEK Team Murray Chevrolet IndyCar pilot, Matt Brabham joined celebrations to mark the 100-Day Countdown to the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 today in the Indiana city. The 21-year-old stood alongside three-time event winner, Helio Castroneves, former pole-sitter Ed Carpenter and fellow American young gun, Josef Newgarden as Indianapolis Motor Speedway CEO, Doug Boles, […]

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