IRL: Indy 500 Aurora Press Conference

Media Advisory Indy 500 Engine Manufacturers Press Conference What: Update on the new Oldsmobile Indy Aurora V8 for the Indy 500 When: ...

Media Advisory

Indy 500 Engine Manufacturers Press Conference

What: Update on the new Oldsmobile Indy Aurora V8 for the Indy 500

When: Friday, May 9, 2:00 p.m.

Where: Indianapolis Motor Speedway Trackside Conference Room

Who: Joe Negri, GM Motorsports IRL and Road Racing Group Manager

Why: The new IRL engines will play an important role in this year's Indianapolis 500. Representatives from Oldsmobile and Nissan will discuss the status of their respective engine programs.

Immediately following the press conference, members of the media are invited to the Aurora Pace Car conference room (located in the building behind the IMS tower). Oldsmobile and GM Motorsports engineers will be available for questions and interviews. Components of the Indy Aurora V8 will be on display, and photographs will be available.

Media Contact:  Rick Voegelin 
     IMS office:  317-390-0920
     Messages:  408-761-2201

E-mail from: Rick Voegelin, 07-May-1997

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