From IMS

INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 – The elegant Champion of Champions ring is one of the most coveted spoils of winning the Indianapolis 500 for any driver.

Now fans of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” also can wear a similar piece of beautiful racing jewelry. Herff Jones, which produces the Champion of Champions ring, is offering for the first time an exclusive Indy 500 Fan Ring.

This gold, college-style ring can be ordered in various sizes at or by calling (800) 473-2895, ext. 112.

The ring features the words “INDIANAPOLIS 500” engraved on the face of the ring, around an engraved brick motif featuring the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway “Wing and Wheel” logo. Two cubic zirconia stones also adorn the ring’s face, with genuine diamonds available at an additional cost via phone order.

One side of the ring features crossed checkered flags, while the other side features crossed green-and-white flags.

A charm comprised of the face of the ring also is available.

The ring and charm from Herff Jones, the Official Jewelry Supplier of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, make an ideal holiday gift for any Indianapolis 500 fan.


2010 Indy 500 tickets: Tickets for the 2010 Indianapolis 500, scheduled for Sunday, May 30 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, are on sale now. Race Day ticket prices start at just $20.

Fans can order tickets online at, call the IMS ticket office at (317) 492-6700, or (800) 822-INDY outside the Indianapolis area or visit the ticket office at the IMS Administration Building at the corner of Georgetown Road and 16th Street. Online orders can be made at any time. Hours for phone orders and the ticket office are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (ET) Monday-Friday.

Tickets for groups of 20 or more also are on sale. Contact the IMS Group Sales Department at (866) 221-8775 for more information.