Milwaukee Mile news 2009-09-30

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ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 Milwaukee Mile IndyCar Series Race Live on ABC Television; Tradition-laden May 31, 2009 Event One of Five in High Definition on ABC-TV West Allis, Wis. (September 30, 2008) -- The IndyCar Series® announced their...

ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 Milwaukee Mile IndyCar Series Race Live on ABC Television; Tradition-laden May 31, 2009 Event One of Five in High Definition on ABC-TV

West Allis, Wis. (September 30, 2008) -- The IndyCar Series® announced their 2009 television package today, which includes the designation of the May 31, 2009 ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 event at The Milwaukee Mile to be aired live in high definition on ABC network television.

The tradition continues for the unparalleled 52nd occasion as The Milwaukee Mile will host the IndyCar Series in DIRECTV HD race immediately following the 93rd Running of the Indianapolis 500, which will also be carried live on ABC-TV on Sunday, May 24.

In an expanded partnership with ABC-TV and Versus Network beginning in 2009, the IndyCar Series has packaged a sizeable increase in television programming for its 18 event schedule, reaching an audience of 112 million homes for ABC and 74 million for new partner Versus.

Coverage of the ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. CST on Sunday, May 31, 2009, produced by ESPN on ABC in high definition.

The Firestone Indy Lights 100-mile race will precede the IndyCar Series event on race day at America's Legendary Oval. Practice for both series and four-lap qualifying in the tradition of the Indianapolis 500 for the IndyCar Series will take place on Pole Day, Saturday, May 30.

2009 Milwaukee Mile ticket renewal information is expected to be mailed on October 15, with new ticket purchasing available to race fans on November 15.

To participate in the speed, sound and excitement of all the stars of the Indy 500 competing in the ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 at America's Legendary Oval, fans can order tickets by calling 414.453.8277 or by visiting www.milwaukeemile.com.

-credit: tmm

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