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DETROIT – Race fans visiting Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend for the Indianapolis 500 will have the opportunity to experience the Team Chevy Racing Display, filled with show cars, production vehicles, Chevrolet Performance Parts crate engines, parts and accessories, test drive Chevy’s new lineup and participate in question-and-answer sessions with Team Chevy drivers Ryan Briscoe, Will Power, Ed Carpenter, JR Hildebrand, Rubens Barrichello, Tony Kanaan, EJ Viso, James Hinchcliffe, Ana Beatriz, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti and Sebastian Saavedra.
“The Team Chevy Racing Display will have something for everyone in the family – including appearances by Team Chevy IZOD IndyCar Series drivers who will be racing in the Indianapolis 500 and the opportunity to compete with other fans on video race simulators,” said Terry Dolan, Manager, Chevy Racing. “Fans will also have the opportunity to experience Chevrolet’s newest cars, trucks and crossover vehicles, including a fan favorite – the Corvette 427 60th Anniversary Edition. They can spend time with product specialists in the display to learn more about Chevrolet’s lineup, and also check out Chevrolet Performance Parts crate engines and an assortment of accessories and performance parts that fans can purchase from their local Chevy dealer. IMS is a special place, and we look forward to seeing race fans during their visit to the track.”
The Team Chevy Racing Display – where fans can see and learn more about vehicles like Sonic 5-Door, Camaro 45th Anniversary, Silverado Crew 1500, Cruze ECO, Traverse LTZ, Equinox 2LT, Tahoe 4WD LTZ, Corvette Grand Sport Convertible, Corvette Coupe, Sonic Sedan, Malibu ECO, Camaro SS Coupe, Camaro Convertible, Silverado 2500 HD, Silverado ZL1 Short Bed, Cruze LTZ, Volt and Suburban ½ Ton – will be located near the museum, and will be open 8 a.m.-6 .m. on Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, and 7 a.m.-12 p.m. on Sunday.
Past and current Indianapolis 500 pace cars – including the 2013 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – also will be on display.
Fans who sign up with Team Chevy will receive a special Chevrolet t-shirt.
Fans can test drive Sonic 5-Door, Cruze ECO, Malibu, Volt, Camaro SS, Camaro Convertible, Corvette Grand Sport Convertible, Equinox LT, Traverse LT and Silverado 1500. The Team Chevy Test Drive, which will be located adjacent to the display, will be open from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, and from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
Oriol Servia will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Team Chevy display at 9:30 a.m. on Friday. Ed Carpenter will make an appearance at 1:30 p.m., followed by JR Hildebrand at 3 p.m., 2012 Indianapolis 500 pole-sitter Ryan Briscoe and three-time 2012 IndyCar race winner Will Power at 3:15 p.m., Rubens Barrichello at 3:30 p.m., Tony Kanaan at 3:45 p.m. and EJ Viso at 4 p.m.
James Hinchcliffe and Ana Beatriz will be at the display at 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, followed by Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti at 2:15 p.m. and Sebastian Saavedra at 2:45 p.m.
Also, Chevrolet is supporting Cell Phones for Soldiers by providing locations at the display for drop boxes. Cell Phones for Soldiers raises money through the collection of gently used cell phones, and has provided since 2004 more than 1 million pre-paid calling cards and 60 million minutes of calling time to soldiers overseas. For more information, please visit www.chevrolet.com/phones.
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