AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE NAMED PRESENTING SPONSOR FOR
NTT INDYCAR SERIES REV GROUP GRAND PRIX AT ROAD AMERICA
ELKHART LAKE, Wis., May 16, 2019 -
American Medical Response (AMR) has signed on to be the presenting sponsor for the NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix weekend of June 20-23. This year's event will be known as the REV Group Grand Prix Presented by American Medical Response.
"American Medical Response is a great fit for this event at Road America as we pay tribute to America's first responders with FREE access all weekend," said Mike Kertscher, Road America's President and General Manager. "AMR is a leader in emergency medical transportation, and they have been instrumental to IndyCar's success through various partnerships with the IndyCar Safety Team and series initiatives. We feel that AMR will incorporate itself very well through this presenting entitlement and we are very excited to have them on board for this new addition to our NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix race weekend where all first responders including police, fire and EMS receive FREE access by showing proof of active status at the gate."
Led by the NTT IndyCar Series, the weekend also features the Road to Indy Presented by Cooper Tires including doubleheader rounds for Indy Lights, Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000. Sanctioned by IndyCar, the Road to Indy develops the stars of tomorrow with several drivers on the NTT IndyCar Series grid as graduates. Additional series' in competition include the Blue Marble Cocktails Radical Cup and the Battery Tender Global Mazda MX-5 Cup.
"With our focus on safety and experience providing onsite medical care at numerous sports venues, this is a natural fit for us to serve as a presenting sponsor for the NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix," said Ted Van Horne, Global Medical Response Chief Operating Officer. "We are incredibly honored to be part of the events to pay tribute to First Responders at the inaugural NTT IndyCar Series REV Group Grand Prix." AMR is the ground division of the Global Medical Response family, which is also providing air ambulance transport services at Road America for this event.
Tickets are still available and additional event details, ticket pricing and camping information can be found at www.roadamerica.com or by calling 800-365-7223. Anyone under 16 years of age gets in FREE at the gate with a paying adult. First responders receive FREE access by showing proof of active status, i.e., department issued ID, badge, copies of certifications or an active roster copy from their department on department letterhead.
About Road America: Established in 1955, Road America is located midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The world's best racers have competed at this legendary four-mile, 14-turn road circuit for over 60 years. The 640-acre, park-like grounds offer amazing viewing opportunities, fantastic concessions and high-speed excitement to hundreds of thousands of spectators each year. In addition to public race weekends, Road America offers a variety of group event programs, the CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex for karting and supermoto, and the Road America Motorcycle and Advanced Driving Schools. For more information, visit www.roadamerica.com Follow Road America onwww.facebook.com/RoadAmerica and on Twitter: @roadamerica or call 800-365-7223.
About American Medical Response
: American Medical Response, Inc., America's leading provider of medical transportation, provides services in 40 states and the District of Columbia. More than 28,000 AMR paramedics, EMTs, RNs and other professionals work together to transport more than 4.8 million patients nationwide each year in critical, emergency and non-emergency situations. AMR also provides fire services through Rural Metro Fire Department, www.ruralmetrofire.com, and managed transportation services through Access2Care, www.access2care.net. AMR is a subsidiary of Global Medical Response, www.GlobalMedicalResponse.com. For more information about AMR, visit www.amr.net and follow American Medical Response on Facebook @AMR_Social on Twitter and Instagram.
About Global Medical Response:
With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services in the United States, the District of Columbia and around the world. GMR was formed by combining the industry leaders in air, ground, managed medical transportation, and community, industrial/specialty and wildland fire services. Each of our companies have long histories of proudly serving the communities where we live: American Medical Response (AMR), Rural Metro Fire, and Air Evac Lifeteam, REACH Air, Med-Trans Corporation, AirMed International and Guardian Flight. For additional information, visit us on LinkedIn or at
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