Calif. -- Fans are invited to mingle with the
stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series during the INDYCAR
Championship Celebration on Sunday, Aug. 31, at Club
Nokia in downtown Los Angeles.
Championship Celebration will take place the day after
the title-deciding MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships
race in prime time at Auto Club Speedway and culminate
with the presentation of the Astor Cup and $1 million
bonus to the Verizon IndyCar Series championship-winning
team and driver.
A limited number of tickets are available for purchase
by the public by calling 800-822-4639. Live entertainment,
beverages and catering by Wolfgang Puck are included
in the $100 per ticket price. Doors open at 5 p.m. and
the show starts at 7 p.m.
Nokia, which features theater-style seating, is part
of the L.A. LIVE complex that also includes the Nokia
Theatre and Staples Center in the heart of the entertainment
capital of the world.
Southern California venue will host the Championship
Celebration for the third time since 2005, when the
Verizon IndyCar Series champion and award winners were
honored at the Paramount Theatre in Hollywood. In 2013,
the Globe Theater at Universal Studios Hollywood hosted
information on the MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World Championships
at Auto Club Speedway, a complete race weekend schedule
or to purchase tickets call 800-944-RACE (7223) or visit
Auto Club Speedway:
50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, California,
Auto Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports
facility, hosting over 320 days of track activity each
year including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club
400 weekend in March and the MAVTV 500 INDYCAR World
Championships Finale weekend in August. The two-mile
D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the INDYCAR
and NASCAR circuits. The Speedway is also home to numerous
movies, television and commercial productions, photo
shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of
racing schools. For more information on events at Auto
Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com.
For information on event lodging, visit the Hilton
Garden Inn, Fontana, the official hotel partner
of Auto Club Speedway and Auto Club Dragway.
Castroneves practices with the L.A. Galaxy soccer team
in Carson, CA;
MAVTV 500 August Schedule of Events