Be part of the excitement as your favorite IndyCar drivers face off
in an adaptive tricycle race to raise funds and awareness for equine-assisted
physical and occupational therapies at Children's TherAplay.
Pssst! In case you missed last year's event, the #Horsepower500 is kind of a big deal.
Pictured: Indy 500 drivers Conor Daly and James Hinchcliffe sprint for the finish line
in the inaugural #Horsepower500. Photo courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
★ Autographs with the IndyCar drivers ★ Top-notch views of the race ★
★ HUGE smiles as these world-class athletes buddy up with their kiddo teammates ★
★ Exclusive 2017 #Horsepower500 t-shirt ★ Real IndyCars to explore ★
★ Valet parking ★ Race-themed face painting ★ Indy 500 princesses ★
★ Tasty snacks and sno-cones ★ Lots of laughs and plenty to cheer about ★
★ Hippotherapy demonstration with our kiddos, therapists, and trusty steeds
★ Private media tour, which includes the brand-new Meyers Family Stables
★ Getting up close and personal with the IndyCar drivers
Pictured: Kiddo Jack can hardly believe his eyes (and hands) - a real racecar!
Plan to buy your tickets early. Last year's event sold out and this year's will too!
Children's TherAplay families past and present will be able to purchase
advance tickets for their immediate family (parents and children only, please)
at half price through Tuesday, April 25. Stay tuned for details.
Not able to make it this year? You can still help! Donate here.Back to top of page
Pictured, left to right: Conor Daly with teammate, kiddo Nolan (Team Gideon),
kiddo Catalina with teammate Pippa Mann (Team FairyTale), kiddo Grover with
Spencer Pigot and Grover's brother Oliver (Team Mikey).
There's a strong possibility! Here's the thing: The drivers are all very excited but
their schedules are not their own. Many of them won't know until early May
whether or not they're able to participate.
Alexander Rossi ★ Scott Dixon ★James Hinchcliffe ★ Conor Daly ★ Pippa Mann ★ Mikhail Aleshin ★ Spencer Pigot ★ Santiago Urrutia ★ Stefan Wilson
• Charlie Kimball, Indy 500 • Pippa Mann, Indy 500
• Conor Daly, Indy 500 • Santiago Urrutia, IndyLights
• James Hinchcliffe, Indy 500 • Scott Dixon, Indy 500 (1st place)
• Katie Hargitt, NBC Sports • Spencer Pigot, Indy 500 (2nd place)
• Kevin Lee, NBC Sports • Scott Hargrove, IndyLights (3rd place)
• Neil Alberico, IndyLights • Stefan Wilson, Indy 500
Pictured: Indy 500 driver Charlie Kimball makes tracks for the end of the speedway.
This two-minute 2016 #Horsepower500 video from RTV 6 features plenty of racing action plus interviews with Indy 500 drivers Scott Dixon and James Hinchcliffe.
NBC Sports article featuring photos and tweets from drivers including Charlie Kimball, Pippa Mann, and Spencer Pigot.Online scrapbook: Take a look behind the scenes to find out why an IndyCar driver gave his trophy to a child, which parent jumped into the race to help out a driver, and which moment absolutely took our breath away.
More 2016 media: Fox 59 | IndyCar.com | WTHR 13 | Yahoo! News | Indianapolis Motor Speedway | Current in Carmel (preview)
Media contact: Marketing Program Manager, Shannon WadeBack to top of page
Pictured: NBC Sports reporter (and former driver!) Katie Hargitt with the Indy 500 princesses.
Sponsors enjoy exclusive benefits and helping make more than 500 treatments possible each month at Children's TherAplay. Contact Executive Director Hillary McCarley about the sponsorship package that's perfect for you.
Volunteers will help make it a great day by pitching in with set-up and tear-down, manning activity booths, selling t-shirts, and more. Contact Breinne at (317) 872-4166 x3100 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Each physical or occupational therapy treatment costs Children’s TherAplay
$225 but the average insurance reimbursement is only $92.
Your support at events like #Horsepower500 helps close that gap, ensuring children with special needs
will continue to have access to these life-changing therapies
Feature videos, photo spreads, talk show interviews, and more