Angie’s List to become title sponsor for Indy GP

Simon Pagenaud

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The IndyCar Series road race at its home track will have a new name next year — the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis.

The Indy-based company agreed to become the title sponsor for the 2015 and 2016 races.

Company founder Angie Hicks said it’s a natural progression for her business, which has been a longtime sponsor of the cars that compete in May’s marquee event at the 2.5-mile Brickyard — the Indianapolis 500. An estimated 40,000 to 50,000 fans attended the first grand prix race on Indy’s rebuilt road course last month. France’s Simon Pagenaud won the race.

As part of the deal, Angie’s List will host 5,000 of the country’s service providers at a “Festival of Service” during race weekend. Next year’s race is May 9. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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