Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm (and RoboPong 200) info page

The 2nd annual Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm kart race and 11th annual RoboPong 200 kart race will take place at New Castle Motorsports Park this weekend (September 20th & September 21st). Both events feature Verizon IndyCar Series drivers, Mazda Road To Indy drivers, and local media celebrities. More information on both events is below:

Admission:

  • FREE!   Pit passes are available for a very reasonable $10 donation

Weather:

Where:

  • New Castle Motorsports Park  – 5816 S County Road 125 W, New Castle, IN 47362 – just off of Interstate 70 at the Indiana State Road 3 (New Castle) exit.

Watch Live:

Even if you can’t be at the Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm race live you can watch the proceedings here –> New Castle Motorsports Park live video and timing

Last year the event raised over $100,000, and this year will benefit: 

 Social Media Info:

Sponsors and Driver Line-Ups:

Sponsor Pro Driver Driver #2 Driver #3 Driver #4
Motorsport Graphic Design Marco Andretti PJ Chesson Tyler Graff Mark Dismore, Jr.
Performance Tire Service Ryan Briscoe Jeremiah Stotler George Clark Questin Vester
Machine of Awesome Ed Carpenter Taylor Kiel Adam Rovazzini Blair Julian
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Conor Daly Jimmy Simpson Tony George, Jr. Chris Owens
Target Scott Dixon Don Humphrey Carter Howard Todd Davis
AL Consulting Jack Harvey TBD Robert Dematti Anton Julian
CF Charities J.R. Hildebrand Larry Caplin Brent Brush Steve Knight
United Fiber & Data James Hinchcliffe Lindsey Brewer Matthew Brabham Nathan O’Rourke
Bell Racing USA Jay Howard Chris Wheeler Even Mehan David Malukas
Big Machine Records Tony Kanaan David Garbo Scott Borchetta Mark Borchetta
Comfort Revolution Sage Karam Sean Scott Andy Dunne Brennan Harrington
American Honda Josef Newgarden Holly Wheldon Dave Furst Chase Jones
Verizon IndyCar Series Spencer Pigot Mike Kitchel Brian Simpson CJ O’Donnell
Firestone Racing Sebastian Saavedra Zach Roehm Johnny O. Steele Mike Wortinger
CAPE Rhonda Trammell Chandler Horton Ryan Hoover Gijs VanGelder

Media:

When: 

Schedule for Saturday September 20, 2014

Time Activity Series
7am Gates Open
9am-9:20am Practice RoboPong 200
9:50am-10:10am Practice Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm
10:10am-10:30am Practice RoboPong 200
11am-11:20am Practice Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm
11:45am-12:15am Autograph Session Pro drivers
11:20am-11-40am Practice RoboPong 200
12:30pm-2:30pm Race Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm
2:50pm-3pm Practice RoboPong 200
4:10pm-5:10pm Qualifying RoboPong 200

Schedule for Sunday, September 21, 2014

Time Activity Series
8:30am-9:15am Final Practice RoboPong 200
11:45am-12:30pm Pre-race RoboPong 200
1:10PM Race 11th annual RoboPong200

Verizon IndyCar Series, Mazda Road To Indy, and other ‘celebrity’ competitors in the RoboPong 200

  • Neil Alberico – Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tire driver
  • Lee Bentham – former Formula Atlantic champion and currently Ed Carpenter Racing driver coach
  • Jordan Bernloehr – recently tested Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda
  • Ed Carpenter – Verizon IndyCar Series driver
  • Scott Dixon – Verizon IndyCar Series driver
  • Davey Hamilton, Jr. – sprint car driver and son of Davey Hamilton
  • James Hinchcliffe – Verizon IndyCar Series driver
  • Tim Hollowell – Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda driver
  • Sage Karam – Verizon IndyCar Series & TUDOR United SportsCar Championship driver
  • Nathan O’Rourke – Verizon IndyCar Series engineer for James Hinchcliffe
  • Josef Newgarden – Verizon IndyCar Series driver
  • Spencer Pigot – 2014 Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tire champion
  • Jimmy Simpson – Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tire driver

 

 

Susie Wheldon addresses the crowd at the Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm (Photo Courtesy of IndyCar)

Susie Wheldon addresses the crowd at the Dan Wheldon Memorial ProAm (Photo Courtesy of IndyCar)

 Highlights from the 2013 event:

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