IPS: Kenn Hardley Racing names Brad Pollard as driver

Indianapolis, IN, February 2; Kenn Hardley Racing is proud to announce that Brad Pollard will drive the team's entry in the Menard's Infiniti Pro Series beginning at Homestead-Miami Speedway on February 29, 2004. "I'm glad to have Brad as our ...

Indianapolis, IN, February 2; Kenn Hardley Racing is proud to announce that Brad Pollard will drive the team's entry in the Menard's Infiniti Pro Series beginning at Homestead-Miami Speedway on February 29, 2004. "I'm glad to have Brad as our driver. He's competitive, talented and brings a positive attitude to the team," said team owner Kenn Hardley.

The season opener at Homestead-Miami will be Brad Pollard's third Menards Infiniti Pro Series event and he stated, "I am very excited about this opportunity to drive for Kenn Hardley Racing. It's great to be a part of this series and I look forward to working with the fine team that Kenn has assembled. I appreciate their confidence in me and will try my best to represent the team and the series well."

Brad is Art Pollard's cousin and is trying to reach the dreams he shared with Art. Racing in and winning the Indianapolis 500! Pollard, from Redmond, Washington, competed in two Infiniti Pro Series events in 2003 and has also competed in SCCA Autocross, SKUSA shifter karts, SCCA Formula Mazda and Skip Barber Dodge Series events. He has also completed tests in a Toyota Formula Atlantic car and a Pennzoil World of Outlaw sprint car.

In 2002, Pollard secured the SCCA Formula Mazda Southwest Division and SCCA Formula Mazda National Division championships by capturing 11 poles and 14 victories in 21 races. Pollard's athletic resume also includes professional ski racing, college pole vaulting and college football. More information on Brad may be found at www.pollardracing.com.

The XBOX entertainment division of Microsoft Corporation is providing primary sponsorship for Pollard. Additional sponsorships to be announced in the near future. The Menards Infiniti Pro Series follows the Indy Racing League to America's premier oval tracks. Powered by an Infiniti Q45, 450 horsepower engine with a six speed sequential gearbox, the Dallara built chassis can average speeds in excess of 190 MPH on a 1.5-mile super speedway and reach speeds over 200 MPH on the 2-mile super speedways like California Speedway.

Kokomo, Indiana based Kenn Hardley Racing is in its third year of fielding a car in the Menards Infiniti Pro Series. Owner Kenn Hardley has assembled a veteran crew including Crew Chief Mark Olsen, Chief Mechanic Steve Fried, and Engineer Dave Conti. For further information on Kenn Hardley Racing visit www.kennhardleyracing.com.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Skip Barber , Brad Pollard