Andretti Sports Marketing
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NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 29, 2014) - Organizers of the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana announced today that event tickets will go on sale on November 10th at 10 a.m. CT. The inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will be held April 10-12, 2015 at Nola Motorsports Park in Avondale, Louisiana. Fans will experience a full three-days of world-class professional open wheel and sports car racing, along with a wide variety of family entertainment.
The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will feature the third stop on the Verizon IndyCar Series 2015 schedule along with other professional racing series to be announced. Event-goers will be able to purchase their tickets to this first-ever international racing event online (gpofnola.com) or by calling (888) 996-4774. Fans can also purchase tickets on-site at the Karting Facility at NOLA Motorsports Park. Three-day reserved upper level grandstand tickets purchased through December 31 will also receive a free weekend IndyCar Paddock Pass (a $40 value).
"Fans from New Orleans have the opportunity to watch this first-ever event in person and take in the sights and sounds," said Kristen Ponthier Engeron, President of NOLA Motorsports Park. "We want the whole state to experience the excitement around this event, so we invite everyone to come out and purchase their tickets!"
Ticket prices for the three-day event range from a $15 Friday General Admission ticket to a $125 three-day reserved seating ticket (tax not included). All ticket information, including Junior ticket prices, are available online at gpofnola.com. Selective hospitality suite packages include trackside seating, private grandstands, lunch buffets, full bars and exclusive entertainment featuring legendary IndyCar drivers and musical performances. For information regarding available sponsorship and hospitality options, please contact: Nicole Shackelford at Nicole.Shackelford@andrettisportsmarketing.com, (443) 534-6676.
For media members wanting to cover the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana, members will need to complete the media accreditation application, which is located on gpofnola.com under the 'media' tab. Applications will be available starting Nov. 10 and ending March 20, 2015. Due to the limited space in the NOLA Motorsports Park media center, application deadlines will be strictly observed. The application confirmation process will take place after March 20. To register today, please click here.
About the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana
The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will take place April 10-12, 2015 and is hosted at NOLA Motorsports Park, in Avondale, Louisiana. This three-day weekend festival will attract party-goers from all over the world to witness this first-time action packed event. The newly designed NOLA Motorsports Park facility will feature a 2.67-mile track with 13 turns that incorporate passing zones suitable for the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy Series. This event promises to offer outstanding racing, local New Orleans flare and family-friendly activities for all of those that attend.
About NOLA Motorsports Park
Founded in 2011 and located just twenty minutes from downtown New Orleans French Quarter area, NOLA Motorsports Park offers an experience like no other through their world-class driving school, state-of-the-art karting facility, corporate event space and one of a kind multi-course track. The Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will be the first premier American-based open-wheel racing event to take place at NOLA Motorsports Park. For more information on NOLA Motorsports Park, visit: nolamotor.com.
About the Verizon IndyCar Series:
The Verizon IndyCar Series is the premier open-wheel series in North America, competing on a challenging combination of superspeedways, short ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits. In 2015, the Verizon IndyCar Series will conduct races in the United States, Brazil and Canada - all available worldwide through comprehensive, long-term agreements with ABC, the NBC Sports Network, ESPN International, SportsNet in Canada and TV Bandeirantes in Brazil. The Verizon IndyCar Series continues to be the fastest, most diverse and most competitive racing series that features an international cast of star drivers and venues. A leader in motorsports technology, the Verizon IndyCar Series was the first in motorsports to utilize 100 percent fuel-grade ethanol and in 2015 its engine suppliers will continue to use passenger car-relevant E85. For more information on the Verizon IndyCar Series, visit www.indycar.com.
About Andretti Sports Marketing
Andretti Sports Marketing is an Indianapolis-based marketing company focusing on sports, entertainment, experiential, and urban event management. We manage and operate world-class marketing platforms and large-scale events around the world. Andretti Sports Marketing has partnered with companies such as Volkswagen, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, AutoNation, DHL, Chrysler, Honda, the FIA Formula E Championship, and Red Bull Global Rallycross, among others. Drawing on its competencies in marketing, public relations, strategy, retail, contract negotiation, logistics, hospitality, and event management, Andretti Sports Marketing focuses on providing best-in-class services across a broad scope of disciplines. To learn more, please visit: andrettisportsmarketing.com.