May 19, 2024

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

It is game on for Crew Penske.

Fourteen stars of 1 of the finest racing collectives in auto-athletics history will start out their engines from the comfort of their respective residences as they contend in an iRacing simulation on Tuesday, May possibly 12 at eight p.m. ET/five p.m. PT for the hottest installment of Verizon’s Fork out It Forward Reside streaming collection to guidance smaller organizations impacted by COVID-19. The celebration will be archived and obtainable on demand from customers in this article for 1 week.

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

The speed racers depict numerous racing collection and include some of the greatest names in the sport: NASCAR rivals Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Matt DiBenedetto and Austin Cindric IndyCar drivers Will Power, 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.

Around the program of the twice-weekly Fork out It Forward Reside, viewers are encouraged to tag their favourite local organizations and do what they can to guidance them — shop on line, make a order in progress for when the crisis is above and the organizations reopen, or purchase a meal. Verizon will also donate $ten to guidance smaller organizations, up to $2.five million, just about every time the hashtag #PayItForwardLive is applied, on top rated of the $seven.five million the enterprise has by now pledged.

According to 2018 Indy five hundred champ Will Power, “iRacing has been 1 of the very best means to keep linked to my teammates and all of our lovers throughout the quarantine. Currently being capable to rally the group to partner with Verizon and the Verizon’s Fork out It Forward Reside initiative to support guidance smaller organizations is anything I know we’re all pleased we can do.”

Three-time Indy five hundred champ (and 1-time Dancing With the Stars winner) Hélio Castroneves suggests he is pleased to participate. “The COVID-19 pandemic is influencing people across the world. Compact organizations just about everywhere — from our hometowns to the towns wherever we contend — are remaining majorly impacted and I’m glad we can be part of forces with Verizon to do our section to support to make sure they can all reopen.”

To find out more about what Verizon is performing to support consumers and smaller organizations, visit verizon.com/about/information/our-response-coronavirus.

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