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Tickets on sale for 2013 Indy Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National at Indiana State Fairgrounds on Aug. 17

April 02, 2013

The following is an industry press release...

(Indianapolis) The Indy Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National Motorcycle race returns to the legendary Indy Mile dirt track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 17, 2013.  The Indy Mile will again be held as a part of the Indiana State Fair as well as a featured event of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend.  Tickets for the race, which is considered the “Crown Jewel” of AMA Pro Racing’s oldest and most tradition-rich professional racing series go on sale Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at www.IndyMile.com, any Ticketmaster location, or www.Ticketmaster.com.  Reserved Grandstand ticket locations are priced at $31 and $36 in advance and include Indiana State Fair Admission and facility fees.  Convenience fees may apply.

Last year’s huge crowds witnessed another legendary race with Sammy Halbert battling out a victory by the narrow margin of .027 of a second, making another “Indy Mile Moment” adding to the legendary lore of the Indy Mile.  2013 will again plan to deliver another night of sliding, drafting, handlebar-to-handlebar duels, 140 mph straightaway speeds and no-holds barred close finishes.

The Indy Mile will be held from 2:00pm to 10:00pm on Saturday, August 17, 2013.  Gates open at 2:00pm.  Practice and qualifying will be from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.  There will be a rider autograph session in the cold pit area from 5:00pm to 6:30pm.  Opening ceremonies will commence at 7:00pm followed by heat races at 7:30pm and the National Final at 9:30pm.

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