Milwaukee SPEEDFEST on July 20th

The stars of the Indianapolis 500 are coming to West Bend! The 2nd Annual “SPEEDFEST" will be roaring into West Bend this Wednesday July 20, at Stocky’s Fast Track indoor karting facility, leading up to the Sunday, July 24 IRL IndyCar Series race at The Milwaukee Mile.

Husar’s House of Fine Diamonds, Stocky’s Fast Track, The Milwaukee Mile, The Indy Racing League (IRL), the Gehl Company, Coca-Cola and Miller Brewing are kicking off the ABC Supply / A.J. Foyt 225 IRL IndyCar Series race weekend with even more speed than before.

Admission to SPEEDFEST is FREE to experience all the activities, which include driver appearances and driver autographs, climbing behind the wheel of a real IndyCar to race in a simulator video game, an IndyCar pit stop challenge, live music from regional favorites Oil Can Harry and national recording artist Chasin Mason, and more.

The attractions will be inside and around Stocky’s Fast Track, 6389 Stockhausen Lane from 12 p.m. until 11pm. Live music on the Indy Racing Live stage will be part of the action, with the Indy Racing Challenge, The Indy Racing Pit Stop Challenge making this a hands-on fan experience!

The Indy Racing Live stage will host local favorites ‘Oil Can Harry’ from 6pm to 9pm and National Recording Artist Chasin Mason from 9pm to 11pm this Wednesday evening.

The Indy Racing Challenge is a high-performance mobile racing simulator using actual IRL Indy Car Series Cars that allow fans to drive their favorite driver’s Indy car around Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The Indy Racing Pit Stop Challenge offers race fans a hands-on experience at servicing an actual Indy Car Series race car including a tire change challenge and a hands-on refueling simulation.

“We are excited to share the IRL racing experience with loyal fans and hope to make a few new ones," said Mike Husar, President of Husar’s House of Fine Diamonds. “The racing simulator and the pit stop challenge are activities fans can usually only experience at the race track. SPEEDFEST is going to be a lot of fun and the best part is all proceeds from the food and beverage sales are being donated to the West Bend Christmas Parade Fund!"

In addition, Milwaukee Mile event tickets to all three days of action July 22-24 will be available for purchase.

“We have to commend Mike Husar and the Husar’s House of Fine Diamonds staff for their efforts in making SPEEDFEST a real happening in West Bend," commented Gary Girard, Milwaukee Mile general manager. “We are very pleased to have a passionate marketing partner who is willing to develop an event of this nature, in bringing the excitement of IRL IndyCar Series racing we’ll see on-track July 22-24 at America’s Legendary Oval, to West Bend."

Sponsors of SPEEDFEST include Husar’s House of Fine Diamonds, Stocky’s Fast Track, The Milwaukee Mile, The Indy Racing League, Miller Brewing, the Gehl Company and Coca Cola.

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