Top AMA Pro Flat Track Riders to Sign this Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
NEWS August 13, 2013
Photo by Dave Hoenig
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Indy Mile Contenders Invited to Red Bull Indianapolis GP Practice Day for Q&A Autograph Session
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 13, 2013) - Riders Brad Baker, Bryan Smith and Kenny Coolbeth Jr., three of the greatest AMA Pro Flat Track stars in the sport competing in Saturday’s Indy Mile Grand National at the legendary Indy Mile track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, will travel across town to meet Moto GP race fans face-to-face this Friday. The autograph session, part of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP Weekend will be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this Friday, August 16, from 11:45 am to 12:45 pm on the Main Stage adjacent to the Interactive Display Area in the infield. Friday is a practice day for the Red Bull Indianapolis GP.
This event will offer fans the chance to meet and greet these top riders during autograph signings, chat with them during a Q&A session, and see flat track bikes on display. Official AMA Pro Flat Track announcer Scottie Deubler will also be on hand to moderate. One hour isn’t a lot of time so come on out and take full advantage of this opportunity to meet some of the fastest riders in the world.
Brad Baker currently sits in first place in the Grand National Expert Twins Championship standings and looking forward to a quest to win his first Indy Mile. Bryan Smith, one of the best mile-course riders out there is currently third in the standings and can’t wait to take on the mile track in the same town in which his bike was built, by local race team Howerton Racing in Indianapolis. Smith won the Indy Mile in 2010 and will be gunning for another victory. Kenny Coolbeth Jr. is coming into the Indy Mile currently standing in sixth. The King of Cool is no stranger to success at the Indy Mile as he won the legendary race in 2009 and has had many podium appearances.
The Indy Mile returns as a featured event of the Indiana State Fair, and again coincides with the Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend. The Indy Mile Pro Flat Track Grand National takes place on Saturday, August 17th at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Grandstands. Activities will be begin with gates opening at 2:00pm, timed-qualifying from 3:00pm-5:00pm, opening ceremonies 7:00pm with the first race at 7:30pm.
Tickets on sale now for Indy Mile
Advance tickets available at any Ticketmaster location, www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Tickets will also be available at the gate. For additional ticket information and web links, please visit www.IndyMile.com.