IPS: Title sponsor named for Homestead event

Western Union to sponsor Infiniti Pro Series season-opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway. WHO/WHAT: Western Union Financial Services, subsidiary of First Data (NYSE: FDC) will be the official title sponsor for the 2003 IRL Infiniti Pro Series ...

Western Union to sponsor Infiniti Pro Series season-opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

WHO/WHAT: Western Union Financial Services, subsidiary of First Data (NYSE: FDC) will be the official title sponsor for the 2003 IRL Infiniti Pro Series season-opener to be held during the Toyota Indy 300 Weekend.

The Western Union 100 will showcase many of the most promising drivers in open-wheel racing, including Arie Luyendyk Jr., son of IndyCar Series legend Arie Luyendyk, and Ed Carpenter of A.J. Foyt Enterprises. In addition, Western Union is proud to announce that standout Jeff Simmons will drive for Western Union's car number 20 in the 2003 IRL Infiniti Pro Series. Simmons, 26, from New York, has more than 20 years open-wheeled experience and is a two-time Barber Dodge Pro Series champion.

"We're thrilled to partner with Western Union in promoting the season-opener for the Infiniti Pro Series," said Curtis Gray, President of the Speedway. "Prior to the running of the Toyota Indy 300, fans will be treated to the excitement of the Infiniti Pro Series while witnessing some of racing's most promising young talent."

In addition to serving as the title sponsor for the Infiniti Pro Series season-opener at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Western Union will offer its customers, who make a Western Union money transfer at participating locations, a coupon valid for a five dollar savings on the purchase of a ticket to the race on Sunday, March 2. Tickets to the Western Union 100 and the entire Toyota Indy 300 weekend are available to the public by calling the Homestead-Miami Speedway ticket office at (305) 230-RACE or logging on homesteadmiamispeedway.com.

WHERE/WHEN:
TOYOTA INDY 300 Weekend Schedule; Friday, February 28 - Sunday, March 2: Homestead-Miami Speedway

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Arie Luyendyk , Jeff Simmons , A.J. Foyt , Ed Carpenter , Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Teams A.J. Foyt Enterprises