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IndyCar - Historic Milwaukee Mile Oval Welcomes Back IZOD IndyCar Series On Father Day's Weekend

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WEST ALLIS, April 14, 2011: The 185 mile per hour racing action of the IZOD IndyCar Series returns to the famed Milwaukee Mile this June and the Milwaukee 225 spectacular is expected to be a wild racing extravaganza with seven races scheduled during the June 18-19 weekend.

The IZOD IndyCar Series stars, led by Dario Franchitti, Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Will Power, Ryan Briscoe, Danica Patrick and Simona de Silvestro, will compete in the historic one-mile oval at the Wisconsin State Fair Park and tickets are now available at the State Fair Park grounds in the Milwaukee Mile ticket office located at 7722 West Greenfield Ave. in West Allis, Wis.

In April, the Milwaukee 225 ticket office daily hours will be Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturday ticket office hours are currently 11:00 a.m.- 2 p.m. Ticket office hours will expand beginning in May and running though race weekend.

Tickets also are available on the Milwaukee 225 website at and by phone at 800-722-3840.

In addition to the IZOD IndyCar Series 225-mile race on June 19, six other events will be staged at North America’s longest running racing facility including the Firestone Indy Lights David Hobbs 100, Mazda Road To Indy Series, US Formula 2000 Series, USAC Silver Crown Series, USAC Midgets and, on a smaller oval outside the track, USAC .25 Midgets for youngsters 8 to 15 years of age. The two-day event will feature non-stop action for the ultimate open-wheel racing enthusiast.

Tickets for Saturday’s IndyCar Series qualifying and USAC races are just $25 for adults, $10 for children ages 12 to 16 and children under 12 are free (with a paid adult).

General admission for Sunday’s races, including the IndyCar Series feature set for 2:30 p.m. CDT, is $35 for adults, $15 for children (12 to 16) and children under 12 are free (with a paid adult). Weekend paddock and garage passes are $40 each.

Grandstand seating for the Milwaukee 225 and the support races on Sunday include the 200 Level Reserved Seats at $45 with the 300 Level Reserved Seats at $65 and the 400 Level Reserved at $80. North and South Terrace seating is listed at $45 for the Upper rows and $35 for the Lower rows.

The Special Famous Dave’s BBQ stands (Stand ZZ in the North Terrace) includes a reserved seat, “all you can eat” food and “all you can drink” beverages (on a restricted basis) for $65 each. Group sales and hospitality opportunities are still available.