It’s Kevin again, making use of Jackson’s blog space with some details and an explainer of the return of the “Burger Bash” on a new night and a different location…The Prime 47 Indy Burger Bash is an Indy 500 fan event to kick off race week within a few hundred yards of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The program will be on Monday May 23rd from 6-8:30 pm at USAC headquarters at the corner of 16th and Main St. In Speedway.
The Prime 47 Indy Burger Bash will be hosted by Curt Cavin and Kevin Lee and feature a live broadcast of their radio show and podcast, “Trackside” from 7-8 pm on 93.5/107.5 The Fan. The evening will feature appearances by Indy 500 drivers, likely a few legends and also a few USAC drivers.
The program and radio show will take place in the north side parking lot and is free to attend. The event will include a silent/live auction and raffle prizes to benefit the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center & raise money and awareness for cancer research. Food and beverage will be for sale from Prime 47…Indy’s Steakhouse (burgers), the Indy Brew Bus and Kona Ice with a portion of sales going to the Cancer Center.
A VIP location in the bar inside the refurbished USAC building is also available for a $100 donation per person and will include a free buffet from Prime 47 along with cocktails from Blue Marble and beer, wine, soft drinks and water from the Indy Brew Bus. Basic Needs, Simple Solutions will also benefit and help coordinate tickets, logistics and donations to the Cancer Center. To purchase VIP tickets, click here and donate $100 per ticket and send an email to Mark Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org and to Kevin@indy.emmis.com and you will be added to the VIP list!
Click here for info & early bidding on some of the auction items. The auction features racing related experiences including a 2-day formula car driving experience and racing school with the Lucas Oil School of Racing and include simulator coaching from Road to Indy driver and former Team USA Scholarship winner Jackson Lee, an Indy Racing Experience 2-seater ride at IMS including a tour with Kevin Lee, a bottle of Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 yr Lot “B” Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey + assorted memorabilia and prints from Hall of Fame Collection and other track experiences. A raffle for smaller prizes will also be included.
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