April 19, 2024

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14 Team Penske drivers to race for Verizon ‘Pay It Forward Live’

It is recreation on for Team Penske.

Fourteen stars of a person of the best racing collectives in car-sporting activities historical past will commence their engines from the consolation of their respective houses as they compete in an iRacing simulation on Tuesday, May possibly twelve at eight p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT for the most up-to-date installment of Verizon’s Pay back It Ahead Live streaming series to assistance little enterprises afflicted by COVID-19. The celebration will be archived and offered on desire listed here for a person 7 days.

NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace and Fox Sports’ racing reporter Jamie Small will call all the digital motion.

The velocity racers represent many racing series and consist of some of the biggest names in the sport: NASCAR rivals Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Matt DiBenedetto and Austin Cindric IndyCar drivers Will Electricity, Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden IMSA rivals Hélio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Ricky Taylor and Dane Cameron and Supercar drivers Fabian Coulthard and Scott McLaughlin.

About the course of the twice-weekly Pay back It Ahead Live, viewers are encouraged to tag their beloved area enterprises and do what they can to assistance them — store on the net, make a acquire in advance for when the disaster is about and the enterprises reopen, or order a food. Verizon will also donate $ten to assistance little enterprises, up to $two.5 million, just about every time the hashtag #PayItForwardLive is employed, on best of the $7.5 million the business has previously pledged.

In accordance to 2018 Indy 500 champ Will Electricity, “iRacing has been a person of the greatest means to keep linked to my teammates and all of our followers throughout the quarantine. Currently being ready to rally the team to partner with Verizon and the Verizon’s Pay back It Ahead Live initiative to support assistance little enterprises is something I know we’re all pleased we can do.”

3-time Indy 500 champ (and a person-time Dancing With the Stars winner) Hélio Castroneves suggests he is pleased to participate. “The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting folks throughout the globe. Little enterprises almost everywhere — from our hometowns to the metropolitan areas exactly where we compete — are remaining majorly impacted and I’m glad we can be part of forces with Verizon to do our element to support to make absolutely sure they can all reopen.”

To uncover out additional about what Verizon is undertaking to support customers and little enterprises, visit verizon.com/about/news/our-response-coronavirus.

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