From Adam Mackey
For the second straight year, USAC and Track Enterprises have combined forces for “The Week Of Indy”, three big events leading up to the Indy 500. This year’s events will be Wednesday-Friday, May 24-26. The three night show features open wheel cars from the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars. The events will be held at the Terre Haute Action Track, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and Lucas Oil Raceway. Just announced, a superticket, which gives fans a 25% discount if they attend all three events.
USAC’s “The Week Of Indy” begins at the Terre Haute Action Track on Wednesday, May 24. The Tony Hulman Classic will feature the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour and the Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Dirtcar Modifieds. Last year’s sprint car event was won by Robert Ballou, while Brian Shaw claimed the Modified win.
Terre Haute pits are scheduled to open at 3:00, grandstands at 5:00, hotlaps at 6:00, and racing action is scheduled to begin at 7:30. General admission tickets for the Tony Hulman Classic will be sold at the gate for $25 on raceday. Infield tickets are also available for $15, while children 10 and under are free.
On Thursday, May 25, fans will make the short trek to the east and the Indiana State Fairgrounds for the 63rd running of the Hoosier Hundred. The 100-mile race features the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series and, new this year, the Mid-American Stock Car Series. Not only does the Hoosier Hundred have a rich history, the Mid-American Stock Car competitors are looking forward to their first visit at the huge event. In Silver Crown, a strong pack of challengers will try to dethrone Kody Swanson, who has won the last three Hoosier Hundreds.
Hoosier Hundred pit gates will open at 12:00, grandstands at 3:00, hotlaps start at 5:00, racing begins for Mid-Am at 7:00, with the Hoosier 100 scheduled for an 8:00 green flag. Reserved seating is available for the Hoosier Hundred by calling the Track Enterprises office, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, or through Ticketmaster. Reserved seats for adults are being sold for $25 presale or $30 at the gate. Infield tickets will be available for $15 for adults and $5 for kids 11 and under.
The final event of the Track Enterprises promotion is on Friday, May 26 at Lucas Oil Raceway. For the second time, the USAC Silver Crown Series will be running at the Brownsburg, IN complex on Friday in an event that will be known as the Carb Night Classic…The Race Before The 500. For years, the event was held on Saturday, which created a split in fans and drivers with the Little 500 going on the same day. Starting last year, the event was held on Friday and with great success. The Carb Night Classic will also feature action from the Mid-American Stock Car Series, which will be doing the double with the Silver Crown cars.
Lucas Oil Raceway pits will open at 12:00, grandstands at 2:45, with on track activity beginning at 3:15. Qualifying starts with Mid Am at 5:00 while their feature will be run at 6:30. Green is scheduled to drop on the Carb Night Classic at 8:15. General admission tickets will be available at the gate for $25 on raceday.
A great deal is available for those who don’t want to miss a single lap of “The Week Of Indy”. A Superticket is being sold for a savings of 25% off of the regular three day prices. For just $60, a savings of $20, a fan will receive general admission at Terre Haute and Lucas Oil Raceway as well as a reserved seat for the Hoosier Hundred. To purchase a Superticket, visit https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2017-week-of-indy or call 217-764-3200.