DHL Helps Deliver the Festival of Speed to the Legendary Milwaukee Mile

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DHL Helps Deliver the Festival of Speed to the Legendary Milwaukee Mile

This Father's Day weekend, racing fans will get to enjoy a combination of high speed racing excitement and family fun - thanks, in part, to DHL, the Official Express and Logistics Provider of the Milwaukee IndyFest, a two-day festival of speed at the legendary Milwaukee Mile. Complementing its partnership with Andretti Autosport, DHL is a major sponsor of the historic Milwaukee Mile event, which features exciting race action from the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights and Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires - as well as concerts, family activities and more.

From June 14-15, DHL will bring the "speed of yellow" to the iconic one-mile oval with its trademarked yellow and red branding throughout the event, including at Turn 4 of the Milwaukee Mile's oval. "We're thrilled to once again be a sponsor of the Milwaukee IndyFest and work with Michael Andretti and Andretti Sports Marketing to keep the Milwaukee Mile's legacy alive and bring a truly memorable experience to racing fans in the area," said Christine Nashick, Vice President of Marketing for DHL Express.

DHL couriers will also provide special deliveries and transport the Milwaukee IndyFest trophies to the DHL Victory Circle for the Firestone Indy Lights race and the IZOD IndyCar Series race.

Since 2011, DHL has been the Official Express and Logistics Provider of Andretti Autosport, this year serving as primary sponsor of the No.1 DHL Chevrolet entry, driven by the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series Champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay.

The Milwaukee IndyFest weekend schedule officially begins on Thursday, June 13, as Firestone Indy Lights and Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires test the historic one-mile oval. Fans are welcome to watch all the Indy Lights and Pro Mazda action for free from the grandstands from 10 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

On Friday, June 14, festivities kick-off with practice and qualifying for the IZOD IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights, in addition to exciting race action from the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires from 6 - 7 p.m. CT. Fans can watch from the grandstands for free on Friday with the purchase of a $25 general admission ticket for Saturday's race. Saturday's action will begin with infield activities opening at 8:30 a.m. CT while the Firestone Indy Lights race takes the green flag at 1:00 p.m. CT. The IZOD IndyCar Series 250-lap race begins at 3:00 p.m. CT and 4:00 p.m. ET.

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