hhgregg and Andretti Autosport Surprise Troops with Indy 500 Tickets

Recent Ticket Giveaway to be Followed by ‘Race an Andretti’ Event
on May 15

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–hhgregg
(NYSE:HGG), a leading appliances, electronics and furniture retailer,
continued their Indianapolis 500 celebrations this month by surprising
local service men & women with tickets to the 100th
Running of the race. In partnership with Andretti Autosport, the troops
were brought to the Andretti Autosport Facility in Indianapolis for a
behind-the-scenes tour, meet & greet with Michael Andretti, and a
surprise gift of Indy 500 tickets.


“When hhgregg came to us with the idea of entertaining the troops and
giving away the tickets, we immediately jumped on board,” said Michael
Andretti, CEO of Andretti Autosport. “I personally was honored to be
able to take part; I don’t think we can ever do enough to give back to
our American service members for all they do.”

Race an Andretti

Following the private event for the troops, hhgregg and the Andretti
team are also inviting the public to come and bring family and friends
to celebrate the Indy 500 by attending the “Race an Andretti” event on
Sunday, May 15, 2016. Guests are invited to meet and even race Andretti
drivers Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and Carlos Muñoz with remote
control cars that will be provided on-site.

In addition to the opportunity to “Race an Andretti”, on-site activities
will include non-stop games and giveaways, with a raffle happening every
15 minutes giving away tickets to the Indy 500 taking place on May 29th.

Event Details:

  • Sunday, May 15
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m. EDT
  • 4161 E. 96th Street, next to Scotty’s Brewhouse

To learn more, visit hhgregg.com
and follow @hhgregg on Twitter
or Facebook.

ABOUT hhgregg

Founded in 1955, Indianapolis-based hhgregg is a multi-regional retailer
with 226 brick-and-mortar stores in 20 states. hhgregg’s product
assortment includes market-leading brands in home appliances, TVs and
furniture. The retailer’s online presence (hhgregg.com)
and mobile apps (iOS,
Android)
give consumers nationwide access to global and local lifestyle home
products.

Contacts

Sarah Davis
Edelman
(312) 240-3176
Sarah.Davis@edelman.com