Congrats to Team Hank: 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion Josef Newgarden and his kiddo copilot Mason. You did it!
Join the celebration!
Enjoy the event wrap-up (and learn how much was raised) | See Josef's joy-filled victory dance (and all the fun driver Tweets) | Find media videos, interviews, and photos | Meet the 2018 teams | Join in the #Horsepower500 high-fives | See what's next on the special events calendar (did someone say golf shenanigans?)
Photos courtesy of D. Todd Moore, Ellen Jackson, and Blake Smith
Pleas join us in thanking those who, through the 2018 Children's TherAplay #Horsepower500, help make 700+ physical and occupational therapy treatments possible each month for children with special needs!
FBi Building | 3rd Dimension | PSG Energy Group and Envelop | Nova Graphics | Lloyd's of Indiana | Miller Transportation
College Park Church | Corey Cox | D. Todd Moore | Ellen Jackson | Blake Smith | 500 Festival Princesses | Freddy's Burgers and Frozen Custard | Hox Box Pizza | Bru Burger | Stacked Pickle | Trends International and Jeff Loeser | Carmel High School National Art Honor Society
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.
2018 Title Sponsor
The 2018 #Horsepower500 is completely sold out!
Only ticketholders will be admitted. No tickets will be sold at the event.
Pssst! In case you missed last year's event, the #Horsepower500 is kind of a big deal.
Pictured: Indy 500 driver Conor Daly sprints for a place on the podium in the 2017 #Horsepower500. Photo courtesy of Mitch Robinson / Indycar.com.
★ 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 2018 #Horsepower500 t-shirt* ★ A real INDYCAR to explore ★
★ Fun activities and tasty nibbles ★ 500 Festival princesses ★
★ Lots of laughs and plenty to cheer about ★
* With each paid ticket when purchased by April 18
As in years past, Children's TherAplay #Horsepower500 tickets
(and sponsorships!) will go quickly. Plan to purchase yours today.
Whoa there! The 2017 #Horsepower500 is completely sold out!
Only those who already have tickets will be admitted.
Advance purchase tickets: $20 adults | $10 children age 12 and under
Ages 2 and under free | free event t-shirt with paid ticket
Tickets purchased after April 18: $30 adults | $20 children age 12 and under
$5 ages 2 and under | $10 event t-shirts (limited number
available for purchase at the event)
Children's TherAplay families past and present may purchase
advance tickets for their immediate family (parents and children only, please)
at half price through April 18. Watch your email for details.
Not able to make it this year? You can still help! Donate here.Back to top of page
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 and, also, sometimes things change.
Pictured: #Horsepower500 princesses, kiddos Lauren (in yellow) and Laila (in with pink tutu), get to know the 500 Festival Princesses.
Verizon IndyCar Series reporter Katie Hargitt got #uptospeed with Children's TherAplay #Horsepower500 originator Anders Krohn and third-place finisher Indy 500 driver Conor Daly.
2018 media: CBS 4 Indy video of Team Thor | Country 97.1 HANK FM interview | Fox 59 interview and tricycle race video | What kiddo Kannon whispered to our INDYCAR cupid (Team Red)
2017 media: Fox 59 interview and tricycle race video | USA Today video and article | IndyStar photo gallery and video | all 2017 media
Media contact: Marketing Program Manager, Shannon WadeBack to top of page
Pictured: Kiddo Brooklyn is ready to pass her carrot and therapy horse photo to Indy 500 driver Pippa Mann.
Sponsors enjoy exclusive benefits and helping make more than 700 treatments possible each month at Children's TherAplay. Find 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.
Congratulations to our 2018 finalists!
Guest parking for the #Horsepower500 is off-site but nearby: one-quarter mile south of Children's TherAplay at College Park Church: 2606 West 96th Street.
Help yourself to complimentary (child- and wheelchair-accessible!) shuttle service from Miller Transportation or enjoy a brief stroll down the newly-paved Carmel walking path, which connects guest parking and the event.
Funds raised through the Children's TherAplay #Horsepower500 help make more than 700 equine-assisted physical and occupational therapy treatments possible each month for children with special needs.
Find out how your support changes lives for Central Indiana kiddos with special needs.
59% of each physical or occupational therapy treatment is funded by donations.
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
And a favorite from 2016
Mikhail Aleshin, Indy 500
Dalton Kellett, Indy Lights
Conor Daly, Indy 500 (3rd place)
Kevin Lee, NBC Sports
Katie Hargitt, NBC Sports
Pippa Mann, Indy 500
Jack Harvey, Indy 500
Spencer Pigot, Indy 500 (2nd place)
James Hinchcliffe, Indy 500
Aaron Telitz, Indy Lights
Jay Howard, Indy 500 (1st place)
Stefan Wilson, Indy 500