The tailgate parties will be typical affairs with tents and banners, but in some instances will also feature EPIC's IndyCar simulator (EPIC works hard to promote ethanol in the Indy Racing League. The picture above is Panther Racing No. 4 Vitor Meira speaking at promotion in Kansas in June). The first tailgate parties kicked off last weekend. Upcoming events will take place at:
- New York, Indianapolis and Philadelphia today
- Dallas, Pittsburgh, New York, Washington DC and Baltimore on Sunday, October 15
- Houston, Kansas City and Buffalo on Sunday, October 22
- Dallas on Monday, October 23
- Buffalo and Philadelphia on Sunday, October 29
- Washington DC, Baltimore and Pittsburgh on Sunday, November 5.