Hendrick Motorsports' drivers to participate in Chevy Day at Indy
INDIANAPOLIS – Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be participating in Chevy Day this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers will sign autographs as well as hold question-and-answer sessions during the event. A wristband distribution system will be held for each of these autograph sessions.
The Team Chevy Racing Display – where fans can see and learn more about vehicles like Sonic, Camaro 45th Anniversary, Silverado, Cruze ECO, Traverse, Equinox, Tahoe, Corvette, Malibu, Suburban and Volt – will be located next to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame, and will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and 7 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sunday.
“We’re looking forward to bringing the Team Chevy Racing Display back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway,” said Jeff Chew, Marketing Manager, Chevy Racing. “Fans will be able to get autographs from their favorite drivers, participate in driver Q&A’s on the Chevy stage, and experience Chevy’s newest products. Fans can also spend time with one of our friendly product specialists and learn more about Chevy’s great vehicle lineup, and compete with other fans on our video race simulators. Also on display are Chevrolet Performance Parts crate engines and an assortment of accessories and performance parts for fans to purchase from their local Chevy dealer. We hope to see you there.”
Fans who sign up with Team Chevy will receive a Chevrolet Corvette DP t-shirt (Friday) or a “Team Chevy 35 Manufacturers’ Championships” commemorative t-shirt (Thursday, Saturday-Sunday).
Drivers will sign autographs at Chalet 4 on Chevy Day Friday. Each driver will sign 100 autographs. To receive an autograph, fans must first obtain a wristband, which will be distributed at the Pagoda Plaza starting at 8 a.m. on Friday. The autograph and Q&A schedule for Hendrick Motorsports’ drivers:
Autograph Sessions at Chalet 4 on Friday, July 27
11 a.m.: Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet; and Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet
1:10 p.m.: Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet
3 p.m.: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Kobalt Tools Chevrolet
Question-and-Answer Sessions on the Chevy Stage, Friday-Saturday, July 27-29
Friday, July 27
12:45-1 p.m.: Jeff Gordon, Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
4:05-4:20 p.m.: Jimmie Johnson
Sunday, July 29
10:15-10:30 a.m.: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
10:30-10:45 a.m.: Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne
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.