THE INDY RACING LEAGUE FAN EXPERIENCE IS IN THE CHICAGO/JOLIET AREA BEGINNING TODAY

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The Indy Racing League Fan Experience continues its nationwide tour of race markets and will be in the Chicago/Joliet area beginning today. The Indy Racing League IndyCar Series will compete Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Delphi Indy 300 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet.

The Fan Experience is a one-of-a-kind, "hands-on" mobile entertainment venue, providing multiple marketing opportunities in a "big event" atmosphere through five interactive Indy Racing League-themed displays. The five properties include:

1. Indy Racing Challenge
2. Indy Racing Kids
3. Indy Racing Live
4. Indy Racing Pit Stop Challenge
5. Indy Racing Gear

The Fan Experience is a diverse program with nationwide reach, which caters to men, women and children. It is designed to bring fans closer to the exciting sport of IndyCar Series racing. The five properties of the Fan Experience come together as one to create a carnival of sight, speed and sound at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 7.

Fan Experience Reaches 1.5 Million Fans...Two weeks ago at Nazareth (PA) Speedway, the Indy Racing League Fan Experience reached a new milestone. Since debuting in February of this year, the Fan Experience has made hundreds of stops across the country and recently welcomed visitor number 1.5 million. The properties of the Fan Experience had 56,850 visitors in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania during the Nazareth event, which pushed the overall number to 1,501,618.

The Fan Experience will be at the following locations this week:

Indy Racing Gear: Indy Racing Gear is a domed merchandise store where fans can get the latest and coolest Indy Racing League Driver/Team Merchandise and gadgets.

Friday, Sept. 5
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 7
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Indy Racing Challenge: A high-performance mobile racing simulator using REAL IRL IndyCar Series cars that allows fans to compete against each other and their favorite drivers on real IndyCar Series tracks.

Tuesday, Sept. 2
Bridgestone/Firestone Retail
333 E. Lake Street
Bloomingdale, IL
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Klein Tools
7200 N. McCormick Blvd.
Skokie, IL
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 4
Cruise Night at Harris Bank
78 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 5
Leo's Sports Bar
201 E. Romeo Rd.
Romeoville, IL
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6 & Sunday, Sept. 7
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Sun)

Indy Racing Kids: Indy Racing Kids offers a wide variety of interactive, hands-on excitement for children and the young at heart.

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Elmhurst City Centre's Cool Cars Under the Stars
153 Addison Ave.
Elmhurst, IL
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 4
Cruise Night at Harris Bank
78 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 5, Saturday, Sept. 6 & Sunday, Sept. 7
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Fri. & Sat.)
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Sun.)

Indy Racing Live!: Indy Racing Live is a mobile trailer that unfolds to form a stage area with canopy. The stage can be used in multiple different ways including autograph sessions and live entertainment. The stage includes LED screens mounted inside the trailer stage area that has DVD/VHS/Beta capability to show IRL videos or sponsor promos.

Friday, Sept. 5
Leo's Sports Ba

r
201 E. Romeo Rd.
Romeoville, IL
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
- Local bands Big Dog Mercer and Mosquita will perform

Saturday, Sept. 6
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Local bands playing from 10:30 - 2:30 p.m.)
- Driver autograph session from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 7
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- The band Eve 6 will be the pre-race performance

Indy Racing Pit Stop Challenge: The Indy Racing Pit Stop Challenge offers race fans a hands-on experience at servicing a REAL IndyCar Series race car.

Tuesday, Sept. 2
Robert Bosch Corp.
2800 S. 25th Ave
Broadview, IL
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 3
Klein Tools
7200 N. McCormick Blvd.
Skokie, IL
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 4
Cruise Night at Harris Bank
78 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 5
Leo's Sports Bar
201 E. Romeo Rd.
Romeoville, IL
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 6
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 7
Chicagoland Speedway
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Blvd, Joliet, Illinois 60433 Tickets & Information Call 888.629.RACE (7223)

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