IndyCar Banquet Set For Universal Studios
INDIANAPOLIS — The stars of the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights will cap the 2013 season with the Championship Celebration Oct. 20 at Universal Studios Hollywood theme park in Universal City, Calif.
The Championship Celebration will take place the day after the IndyCar World Championships at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., and will be streamed live on www.indycar.com at 8:30 p.m. (ET).
The festivities at Universal Studio’s Globe Theatre, a multi-purpose facility near the entrance of the theme park, will be highlighted by the presentation of the Astor Cup and $1 million bonus to the IZOD IndyCar Series championship-winning team and driver. The Firestone Firehawk Cup will be presented to the championship-winning Firestone Indy Lights team and driver.
“The championship celebration is a time to reflect on all the great competition that has defined the 2013 season,” said Mark Miles, CEO, Hulman & Co, the parent company of IndyCar. “The ornate Globe Theatre at Universal Studios provides the perfect backdrop for IndyCar to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of our champion drivers and other award recipients.”