Graham Rahal, one of the most popular and well-known drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series, will greet fans at Woodlake Market – 795 Woodlake Road, Kohler, Wis. – on June 23 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Rahal will be signing autographs and welcoming fans to view a replica of the IndyCar he drove in this year’s Indianapolis 500. Rahal is in the area with his Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) team as they prepare for the upcoming KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America, June 23-26.
“I’m looking forward to seeing everyone at Woodlake Market in Kohler on Thursday night,” Rahal said. “It’ll be fun to connect with fans as I get dialed in for the upcoming KOHLER Grand Prix at Road America. Road America is one of my favorite tracks in the world and I’ve been looking forward to racing here again for many years.”
The green-flag will fly on the KOHLER Grand Prix at approximately 12:15 p.m. CST on June 26. An international lineup of drivers will have their chance to battle it out for glory at Road America, one of the world’s most revered road courses.
Tickets for the KOHLER Grand Prix are still available and additional details, including ticket pricing, an event schedule and camping information can be found at www.roadamerica.com or by calling 800-365-7223. New for 2016, anyone 16-years-old and under are FREE with a paying adult at the gate. All races will run rain or shine.
About Graham Rahal:
Graham Rahal grew up in racing and carries on a championship lineage from his father, three-time IndyCar champion and 1986 Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Rahal. Graham has followed in his father’s footsteps and become one of the stars of the Verizon IndyCar Series. Graham is the youngest race winner in IndyCar history as well as the youngest ever Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) champion. He enjoyed his best season to date in 2015 when he was a championship contender entering the season-finale ranked a career-best second place prior to the double-points race at Sonoma Raceway. Contact from another driver led to an 18th place finish and he ended the 2015 season with a career-best season-ending rank of fourth place. He earned a series-high six podium finishes including wins at Auto Club Speedway and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
About Kohler Company:
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wis., Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 30,000 associates. With 48 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; premier furniture, cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St Andrews, Scotland. The Kohler courses have hosted six Major golf championships to date, including the record-setting 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits, and will host the Ryder Cup in 2020.
About Road America: Established in 1955, Road America is located midway between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The world’s best racers have competed at this legendary four-mile, 14-turn road circuit for over 60 years. The 640-acre, park-like grounds offer amazing viewing opportunities, fantastic concessions and high-speed excitement to hundreds of thousands of spectators each year. In addition to public race weekends, Road America offers a variety of group event programs, the Road America Motorplex for karting and supermoto, and the Road America Motorcycle and Advanced Driving Schools. For more information, visit www.roadamerica.com Follow Road America onwww.facebook.com/RoadAmerica and on Twitter: @roadamerica or call 800-365-7223.