AJ Foyt Racing Signs Golden Nugget for Las Vegas Season Finale
July 5, 2011 by VegasNews.com
Attention IndyCar Fans. Going to the IZOD IndyCar World Championship race in Las Vegas this fall but don’t know where to stay? Strike gold with the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
AJ Foyt Racing and Golden Nugget Hotels & Casinos have signed a promotional partnership which will give race fans a special weekend rate for the October 16th IZOD IndyCar World Championship race.
In exchange for rooms and a special race weekend rate for the IndyCar race fan, the Golden Nugget Las Vegas will become the team headquarters for AJ Foyt Racing and will host an autograph session with driver Vitor Meira on race weekend. The Golden Nugget logo will also appear on the No. 14 ABC Supply race car for the IndyCar season finale.
“We are thrilled to be the official team headquarters for the IndyCar World Championship race and are pleased to offer race fans a unique opportunity to stay with us at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, ” said Amy Chasey, Vice President of Advertising and Marketing.
To qualify for the special rate, race fans must book their rooms online or call. To book online, go to:
http://goldennugget.com/specials/eblasts/indy.html. Fans may also call 800-634-3454 and mention the code ‘INDY11’ to get the following special rate: $49 on Thursday, Oct. 13, $99 on Friday, Oct. 14 and $109 on Saturday, Oct. 15. All rooms must be booked by September 30th.
“We saw this deal as a win-win for everyone,” said A.J. Foyt. “Golden Nugget will get new customers and IndyCar fans will get a terrific rate at one of the best hotels in Vegas. I know my race team will be thrilled to stay at the Golden Nugget.”
Making the weekend even more exciting is the $5 million dollar bonus available to the winning race driver who is one of five selected drivers who are not regular competitors in the IZOD IndyCar Series. If a driver wins that $5 million bonus, it would be the largest payout ever to a race winner in American motorsports.
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