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Packers’ Legend Ahman Green Named Honorary Chairman of Milwaukee IndyFest

Milwaukee IndyFest Returns July 11-12 at Wisconsin State Fair Park

By - Jun 29th, 2015 12:44 pm
Ahman Green. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee IndyFest.

Ahman Green. Photo courtesy of Milwaukee IndyFest.

Milwaukee (June 29, 2015)Ahman Green, the all-time leading rusher of the Green Bay Packers, will be the Honorary Race Chairman for the 2015 ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest presented by The Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers, part of Milwaukee IndyFest July 11-12 at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

“As a race fan and proud Wisconsin resident, it’s an honor to be a part of Milwaukee IndyFest this summer at The Milwaukee Mile,” Green said. “Wisconsinites’ passion and enthusiasm for sports is unmatched, so I’m excited to see everyone at the track supporting this great annual tradition.”

The Packers’ legend will be on stage for a Q&A session at 3:20 p.m. (CT) Sunday, July 12 in the Coors Light Music and Beer Garden and participate in pre-race festivities. Green played running back for the Packers for eight NFL seasons from 2000-06 and 2009, amassing 8,162 rushing yards.

The green flag waves for the ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest at 4:30 p.m., marking the 113th IndyCar race at The Milwaukee Mile.

Tickets are available for purchase online at milwaukeeindyfest.com or by dialing 800-514-ETIX. The Official Box Office is located at the House of Harley at 6221 West Layton Ave. in Milwaukee. 

About Milwaukee IndyFest

The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to the world-famous Milwaukee Mile July 11-12 for two days of high speed action at the world’s oldest operating motor speedway! This year, the Verizon IndyCar Series will pair with vintage racers from the Harry Miller Club, giving fans a view of IndyCar past and present on the historic one-mile oval. Infield activities for all ages will be available both days, with live entertainment in the Coors Light Music & Beer Garden, and driver autograph sessions and Q&A’s in the IndyCar Fan Village.

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