A selection of Verizon IndyCar Series drivers who will compete in Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil headed out on tour across 19 North American cities to promote Sunday’s historic race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
AJ Foyt Racing’s Jack Hawksworth headed to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania while Chip Ganassi Racing Team’s Tony Kanaan made an appearance on ESPN in Bristol Connecticut.
Ed Carpenter Racing Josef Newgarden who will start Sunday’s race from 2nd on the grid was in Buffalo, New York. Reigning Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya was in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Columbian’s team mate Helio Castroneves was in Chicago.
Sage Karam and Mikhail Aleshin was in Cincinnati. Dale Coyne Racing’s Pippa Mann was in Cleveland, Ohio.
Chip Ganassi Racing’s Charlie Kimball was also in Ohio, he visited Columbus. Graham Rahal was in Dallas. Stefan Wilson was in Dayton, Ohio. Ed Carpenter, Simon Pagenaud and Sebastien Bourdais were in Detroit.
Bryan Clauson was in Fort Wayne, Indiana with Buddy Lazier. Matt Brabham, Alexander Rossi, Max Chilton and Spencer Pigot were in Louisville, Kentucky.
Oriol Servia, Carlos Munoz and Gabby Chaves were in Miami while Conor Daly was in Milwaukee. Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil pole sitter James Hinchcliffe was in New York City and was joined by Will Power, Ryan Hunter Reay, Marco Andretti and Townsend Bell.
Defending series champion Scott Dixon was in Phoenix, Arizona while JR Hildebrand was in St Louis, Missouri.
Takuma Sato and Alex Tagliani were in Toronto Canada.