Shell V-Power will serve as the presenting sponsor when legendary Indianapolis 500 team owner Roger Penske is saluted for his remarkable career during Legends Day Honoring Roger Penske Presented by Shell V-Power on Saturday, May 26 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The 96th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 27 will mark the 40th anniversary of Penske’s first Indianapolis 500 triumph when Mark Donohue drove Penske’s McLaren to victory in the 56th Indianapolis 500 on May 27, 1972. Penske-owned cars have earned 15 race victories and 16 poles – both records by a wide margin – in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.”
Admission to IMS on “Legends Day Honoring Roger Penske” will be $10 for adults, with children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult.
Shell V-Power is presenting a terrific savings to fans by offering a buy-one-get-one-free offer for Legends Day Honoring Roger Penske Presented by Shell V-Power. Any fan who buys at least 8 gallons of Shell fuel can bring their receipt to the cashier to receive a free ticket voucher, which can be redeemed at the IMS Ticket Office with the purchase of one general admission ticket.
Fans also can receive a free Legends Day poster with no purchase necessary at participating Shell stations, while supplies last.
Penske will participate in a question-and-answer session with fans on the Coca-Cola Stage in the Pagoda Plaza on Legends Day Honoring Roger Penske Presented by Shell V-Power.
Other featured events will include the annual Public Drivers’ Meeting on pit road adjacent to the Tower Terrace grandstand, autograph sessions with the 2012 Indianapolis 500 starting field of 33 drivers and former Indy 500 drivers, and a huge Indianapolis 500 memorabilia show featuring vendors from the United States, Europe and Australia.
Shell Oil Products US, a subsidiary of Shell Oil Company, is a leader in the refining, transportation and marketing of fuels, with a network of approximately 6,000 Shell-branded gasoline stations in the western United States.
Team Penske and Shell already have reached the winner’s circle this season in the IZOD IndyCar Series. Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves drove the No. 3 Shell V-Power Pennzoil-Ultra Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet to victory March 25 in the Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.
IMS Legends Club available: A great addition to Legends Day Honoring Roger Penske Presented by Shell V-Power is the IMS Legends Club available to those looking for a premium, yet affordable, guest experience on Legends Day.
The climate-controlled Legends Club is located in the center of activity in the Pagoda Plaza. It will be fully catered with food and a complimentary bar, and decorated to provide a tasteful and exciting atmosphere.
For only $200, Legends Club members will receive access to the club, one convenient parking pass per party, a reserved section in the grandstand for the Public Drivers’ Meeting, closed-circuit television, an event program, lanyard and Penske-autographed poster.
As an added bonus, the first 100 fans to register for the Legends Club will have access to a private autograph session with Penske.