The annual race weekend at Road America that features the NTT IndyCar Series will see a new title sponsor in 2019 thanks to REV Group, Inc. The Milwaukee-based manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and provider of parts and services signed a deal to become the title sponsor of what will now be known as the REV Group Grand Prix to be held June 20-23. REV Group, Inc. takes over as title sponsor after Kohler sponsored the race for the past several years.
While many may look to the typical “New Year’s Six” bowl games for college football greatness, the Citrus Bowl has been one of the other top bowl games during the season that commonly brings two of the top programs together for a titanic clash. Coupled with a long history in the Central Florida community, the Citrus Bowl offers something for everyone in the family, and is arguably one of the best ways to spend New Year’s.
The Camping Word Bowl has gone through several sponsorship and name changes, but the matchup remains one between two top-tier college programs year after year. This all but guarantees a packed stadium full of fans that are among the best in the NCAA. And in December, Orlando serves as the perfect escape from the usually frigid cold of the north, at a time when college sports fans can appreciate it most.
For a city like Orlando, attracting sports fans to games is something of a hassle. You have to compete with the constant flow of events, conventions, concerts, and the ever-present theme park industry for attention. So for indoor soccer to arrive in the Central Florida area just south of the city in Kissimmee, there had to be some interest. The success and fervor around Orlando City SC and Orlando Pride is very well known. However, would fans flock to Silver Spurs Arena for the indoor version of the sport?
The AutoNation Cure Bowl has the unique distinction of being a football game that means more than the result on the field – all of the proceeds from the annual bowl game at Camping World Stadium are donated to breast cancer research, to help find a cure for this deadly ailment. On top of that, the game serves as a great escape from the cold of the north in the winter, to a tropical oasis in the south.
After their recent announcement regarding the track’s naming rights deal with Michelin, Road Atlanta began this month its construction of the new front stretch tower. The speedway began by dismantling the old tower. Track officials filmed the destruction of the old media tower and put together a time lapse video for fans to see their progress.