500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by ProLiance Energy

500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by ProLiance Energy

Thu, 2014-05-15

Two-time Indy 500 champion, Al Unser Jr., to speak, Arie Luyendyk Jr. to crown the 500 Festival Queen


WHAT: The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by ProLiance Energy is Saturday, May 17 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway® at 8:30 a.m.

The event will feature Al Unser, Jr., a two-time Indianapolis 500 champion in 1992 and 1994. His 1992 win is one of the most memorable races of all time; defeating Scott Goodyear by .043 of a second, the closest finish in the history of the Indianapolis 500. Unser ran the Indy 500 19 times, with an amazing 10 Top 10 finishes. Unser also clinched two IndyCar championships with a total of 34 wins. Unser is a two-time IROC winner (International Race of Champions) and two-time winner of the Rolex 24 hours of Daytona. He was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2009. Al Unser, Jr. is the son of four-time Indy 500 champion, Al Unser, Sr. Click here for a photo of Al Unser, Jr.

Guests will also enjoy a hearty Hoosier breakfast, take a lap around the famed oval in their vehicle (weather permitting), tour the garages and experience Qualifications for the 2014 Indianapolis 500® (immediately following the event). Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard will salute Hoosier mayors from across the state in attendance in celebration of the month of May in Indiana. In addition, Arie Luyendyk Jr. will crown the 2014 500 Festival Queen.

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard will salute more than 60 Hoosier mayors from across the state in attendance in celebration of the month of May in Indiana. The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by ProLiance Energy is sponsored by Ice Miller, LLP, AAA Hoosier Motor Club, Crowe Horwath, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, WIBC and WTHR Channel 13.

 

WHEN:                  Saturday, May 17

                             Breakfast at the Brickyard program begins at 8:30 a.m.

                             500 Festival Queen Coronation at approximately 10:10 a.m.

 

WHERE:               Indianapolis Motor Speedway® Plaza Pavilion

 

MAYORS WHO PLAN TO ATTEND:

 

Kevin Smith, City of Anderson

Norman Yoder, City of Auburn

Donnie Hastings Jr., City of Aurora

Richard Fledderman, City of Batesville

Shawna Girgis, City of Bedford

Dennis Buckley, City of Beech Grove

Jon Flickinger, City of Bicknell

Ted Ellis, City of Bluffton

Brian Wyndham, City of Brazil

Ryan Daniel, Columbia City

Leonard Urban, City of Connersville

Bradley Crain, City of Covington

Todd Barton, City of Crawfordsville

Randy Strasser, City of Delphi

Chris McBarnes, City of Frankfort

Joe McGuinness, City of Franklin

Tonya Hoeffel, City of Garrett

Susan Murray, City of Greencastle

Doug Hedrick, City of Greendale

Chuck Fewell, City of Greenfield

Gary Herbert, City of Greensburg

Mark Myers, City of Greenwood

Ben Hodgin, Hartford City

Brian Snedecor, City of Hobart

Denny Spinner, City of Huntingburg

Greg Ballard, City of Indianapolis

Roy Terrell Sr., City of Jasonville

Greg Goodnight, City of Kokomo

Dean Jessup, City of Lawrence

Dennis Carr, City of Lawrenceburg

 

Huck Lewis, City of Lebanon

John Wilkes, City of Linton

Ted Franklin, City of Logansport

Wayne Seybold, City of Marion

David Wood, City of Mishawaka

Gary Pruitt, City of Mitchell

Kenneth Houston, City of Monticello

Kathy Bantz, City of Montpelier

Larry Thompson, City of Nappanee

Jeff Gahan, City of New Albany

Greg York, City of New Castle

Terry McDonald, City of New Haven

John Ditslear, City of Noblesville

Harold Campbell, City of North Vernon

Hugh Wirth, City of Oakland City

Jim Walker, City of Peru

James Snyder, City of Portage

Robert Hurst, City of Princeton

Stephen Wood, City of Rensselaer

Mark Smiley, City of Rochester

Mike Pavey, City of Rushville

Jesse Testruth, City of Southport

Clint Lamb, City of Sullivan

Duke Bennett, City of Terre Haute

Don Havens, City of Tipton

Joseph Yochum, City of Vincennes

Joseph Thallemer, City of Warsaw

Joseph Stahura, City of Whiting

Steven Croyle, City of Winchester

Richard Hoeppner, City of Woodburn

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