MEDIA ALERT: Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Press Conference on Thursday, May 21
Topics: Indianapolis 500, Ryan Briscoe
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
May 20, 2015
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHAT: Press Conference to announce No. 5 driver replacement
WHO: Sam Schmidt, Ric Peterson
WHERE: IMS Media Center, fourth floor
WHEN: Thursday, May 21 at 11:30 a.m. ET
NOTES: Sam Schmidt and Ric Peterson will announce James Hinchcliffe's replacement in the No. 5 Arrow Electronics car for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500. Schmidt and Peterson will also be available to answer questions.
About Schmidt Peterson Motorsports
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) was established in 2001 and is owned by former IndyCar driver Sam Schmidt and Canadian businessman Ric Peterson. Schmidt was paralyzed (quad) in 2000 after an accident during testing at Walt Disney World Speedway in Orlando, Fla. SPM fields cars in the Verizon IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500, and the Indy Lights Series presented by Cooper Tires. SPM is the most successful team in Indy Lights Series history with sixty-five race wins and seven championships. In addition, SPM won the coveted Indy 500 pole position in 2011, and has won five Verizon IndyCar Series races between 2013 and 2015.
About Conquer Paralysis Now:
Conquer Paralysis Now is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization with a mission to cure paralysis, formerly known as the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. The organization is leading the charge for a cure through funding scientific research, medical treatment and technological advances benefiting those paralyzed by spinal cord injuries, stroke or diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's or in other ways. For more information, visit conquerparalysisnow.org .
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