FOUNTAIN, Colo., Wednesday, June 11, 2002 -- Event happenings leading up to and during the Radisson Indy 225 on June 15-16 at Pikes Peak International Raceway:
The Radisson Indy 225 starts at 2 p.m. (MDT) June 16. MBNA Pole Qualifying starts at 3:45 p.m. June 15.
Practice sessions start at 10 a.m. (two groups) and 12:45 p.m. (two groups) June 15 and 9:30 a.m. (all cars) June 16.
ON THE AIR:
The Radisson Indy 225 will be televised live on ABC at 4 p.m. (EDT) June 16. "Indy Racing 2Day" will be televised live at noon June 16 on ESPN2.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network will broadcast a 30-minute pre-race show at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) June 16 and the live race broadcast at 4 p.m.
The area IMS Radio Network affiliates are KWYD-AM 1580, Colorado Springs, Colo.; KLMO-AM 1060, Longmont, Colo.; KKFN-AM 950, Denver.
ON THE WEB:
Live enhanced timing and scoring reports from Radisson Indy 225 practice, MBNA Pole Qualifying and the race will be available on the Internet at www.indyracing.com. A Live Timing and Scoring module will be available, providing statistical information, including track segment speeds, lap information and much more.
Feature stories, practice, race and qualifying reports, driver quotes and notes and photos will be posted on the site each day.
Mobile updates will also be available. Users can receive daily Indy Racing information updates to their mobile devices, such as personal digital assistants and mobile phones, for free after completing a quick, free registration at Indy Racing Online.
Tickets for the Radisson Indy 225 are now available by phone at (888) 306-7223 or on the Web at www.ppir.com.
Fans are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to the Radisson Indy 225 as Pikes Peak International Raceway, Care and Share of Colorado Springs and Coca-Cola have teamed up to help end hunger in southern Colorado.
A Joe Boxer Indy Racing car will be on display throughout the week at various locations throughout the Colorado Springs area. The car will be on display from 4-8 p.m. (MDT) June 12 at Greenwood Village Super K-Mart at 910 E. Arapahoe Road, Greenwood Village, Colo., from 4-8 p.m. June 13 at K-Mart, 5885 Palmer Park Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colo., from 4-8 p.m. June 14 at K-Mart, 3020 N. Nevada St., Colorado Springs, Colo., and from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15 at K-Mart, 3415 N. Elizabeth St., Pueblo, Colo.
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A free autograph session will take place with Indy Racing drivers at 5 p.m. (MDT) June 15 in the garage area after MBNA Pole Qualifying. The Indy Racing League will provide free fan packs to the first 1,500 people at the session.