Fast Track: Electric Car Drivers Invited to Drive Indy 500 Raceway
EDTA Joins in Promotion of EV Rally on May 12
Washington, D.C.—April 24, 2012—Electric car owners often enjoy fast access to HOV lanes but on Sunday, May 12 they can experience the excitement of driving their car on the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of its EV Rally. The EV Rally is being co-promoted by the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) and its GoElectricDrive.com consumer education initiative.
Owners and drivers of
plug-in electric vehicles can participate in
the EV Rally at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
by completing a registration form online. The $50 registration
fee includes parking, gate entrance, dash
plaque and the opportunity to drive around the
famous race track. In addition to the EV Rally,
“The EV Rally is a great opportunity to showcase to race fans and the public some of the new plug-in electric cars on American roads,”said EDTA President Brian Wynne. “We encourage electric vehicle owners and drivers to participate in this exciting event and thank the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for its support in promoting emerging technology vehicles."
Contact: Jessica Gillman
Environics for EDTA
About EDTA: The Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA) is the preeminent trade association representing battery, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fuel cell electric drive technologies and infrastructure. EDTA conducts public policy advocacy, education, industry networking, and international conferences. EDTA's membership includes vehicle and equipment manufacturers, energy companies, technology developers, component suppliers, government agencies and others. For more information about EDTA and its members, visit ElectricDrive.org. For information about owning and operating electric vehicles, please visit GoElectricDrive.com.