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Starting Tuesday November 4th until Tuesday December 2nd Autosport Radio and McGilvery's Speedway will be raffling off both a high speed "Two -Seater" ride and a "Victory Lap" with ALL money going to a charity.
The "Two-Seater" raffle tickets will be $25 per ticket or 5 for $100.
The Victory Lap , designed for kids 9 years of age and older, are $5.00 per ticket or 15 for $50.
The drawing for the winners will take place on Tuesday December 2nd. The charity will also be announced at that time.
Just see your server to purchase tickets. You may purchase tickets at any time you are in McGilvery's for lunch or dinner. To get more information on the high speed 2-Seater and the Victory Lap ride go to www.indyracingexperience.com.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – A charitable, must-attend event in Indianapolis, set at the highest point of the City, with 360-degree views, will take place Thursday, December 4 at D’Amore in Chase Tower, 111 Monument Circle. The second annual “Firestone Evening of Giving Benefit Concert and Charity Auction,” presented by Echo Engineering, will start at 6:30 p.m. and run to 10 p.m. The proceeds will help grant the wishes of Indiana Children’s Wish Fund children ages 3 to 18, who have been diagnosed with a terminal/life-threatening illness, as well as help support the mission and activities of Racing for Corey. The evening’s entertainment includes live music provided by The Souled Out Band, silent and live auctions, and a wine pull.
Tickets are $85 per person (must be 21 years or older to attend). Complimentary appetizers will be served with a cash bar. Parking is available in the Chase Tower Garage (validated at D’Amore for $5). Space is limited, so attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance by calling Mike Klinge at (520) 906-8106 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org Tickets will also be available at the door. Payment forms include VISA, MasterCard, checks and cash.
Reserved VIP tables for 10 are $1,500, which includes limited complimentary beverages and Chase Tower Garage parking.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (Nov. 17, 2014) - With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Andretti Autosport teamed up with partner Butterball to give back to its Indianapolis community in the form of 500 Whole Turkeys.
The company that accounts for 20% of the nation's total turkey production and the powerhouse motorsports team delivered 500 turkeys to Midwest Food Bank on the city's south side this afternoon with the help of team owner Michael Andretti, President and CEO of Butterball Kerry Doughty, 2014 Indy Lights driver Zach Veach and its 2014 Indianapolis 500-winning crew. The Butterball Whole Turkeys were distributed to Wheeler Mission, the Society of St. Vincent dePaul and various food pantries across the state's capital to help feed over 4,500 people this Thanksgiving.
"Indianapolis and the surrounding communities serve as the heart and soul of Indy car racing," Andretti Autosport Chairman, President and CEO Michael Andretti said. "The people of Central Indiana provide a supportive fan base necessary to the growth and health of our sport. My wife Jodi and I are happy to now call Indianapolis our home, and I am honored to be here today with Butterball to give back to the community that has done so much for us."
Midwest Food Bank helps gather and distribute food to not-for-profits and disaster sites around Indianapolis with additional locations in Illinois and Georgia. One in six Hoosiers are food insecure, and Midwest Food Bank is able to help over 550,000 Hoosiers in one month due to its partners and volunteers. The southside organization is projected to deliver over $25 million worth of food in 2014.
It's never too late to help out...
If you would still like to help Susie Wheldon and the Dan Wheldon Foundation continue in the fight against Alzheimer's disease in both Indianapolis and St Petersburg, Florida you can send a check to:
Dan Wheldon Foundation
9600 Koger Blvd. Suite 105
St. Petersburg, Fl. 33705
On the line at the bottom left of your check put..2014 Pro-Am
Susie and her sons Sebastian and Oliver thank you for your contribution. All monies go directly the Alzheimer's Foundations.
Don Kay's September 27, 2011 interview with Dan Wheldon.
Dave Argabright's latest book..SPRINT CAR SHOWDOWN is the continuation of the JIMMY WILSON racing adventure.. is now available. Don't hesitate..get your order in now.
I have read the first two in the series and they were hard to put down. This next chapter of Jimmy's adventures will be another Dave Argabright winner....!!
Also out at this time is LET'S GO RACING, the amazing story of the American Speed Association and founder Rex Robbins.
To place your order plus see the other books Dave has written just log onto:
If you have or know of an athlete who has aspirations to go on to college and maybe someday the pros then there is an event that is a must. This covers race drivers, baseball, football, basketball players that have the dream. Author Ken Ungar, has written an extrodinary book to help athletes prepare for the future...
"Ahead of the Game..WHAT EVERY ATHLETE NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT SPORTS BUSINESS".
Are you into classic cars? Then it's time to see Sam Pierce. He has some great cars for those looking for the next car for the collection. Check www.sampiercechevy.com and click on "Classic Car Department" or call Sam at 800-886-2438... he's got a great inventory to look through.