MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--REV Group, Inc (NYSE: REVG), a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, along with Road America, have teamed up to pay tribute to first responders at the inaugural NTT IndyCar series REV Group Grand Prix June 20-23, 2019.
As part of the tribute, all active-duty first responders will receive free entry to the REV Group Grand Prix during the entire weekend of activities including the NTT IndyCar feature race. Additionally, REV Group and Road America have planned a unique race experience to honor the men and women that answer the call to protect and serve our communities. First responders, including law enforcement, fire, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, will be admitted free of charge Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23 by showing valid identification indicating active service. Free admission must be redeemed at the gate and is only valid during the event weekend.
Fire and ambulance vehicles from REV’s E-ONE, KME, Horton, AEV, and Wheeled Coach brands will be on display, allowing race fans to get a close look at some of the vehicles that equip the nation’s first responders. “We are honored to have the REV Group Grand Prix as a platform to recognize first responders. The employees of REV wanted to share our appreciation for the dedicated people who use our vehicles each day to serve their communities,” said Tim Sullivan, President, and CEO of REV Group.
The NTT IndyCar Series (NICS) will take center stage at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI, June 20-23, where an international lineup of drivers will compete on one of the world’s most revered road courses. NICS Championship driver, Josef Newgarden, will return to defend his 2018 Road America win in a REV branded Team Penske Dallara/Chevrolet. “Safety is paramount at our track and in this sport, and the fire and medical team are critically important. Our award winning Road America Safety Team, which is entirely first responders, have saved many lives over the years, and we are thrilled that the REV Group Grand Prix gives us the opportunity to recognize all first responders on and off the track,” said Mike Kertscher, Road America’s President and General Manager.
Additional event details can be found at www.revgroupgrandprix.com.
About REV Group:
REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 29 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. Learn more about REV Group at www.revgroup.com.
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 CTECH Manufacturing Motorplex for karting and supermoto, and the Road America Motorcycle and Advanced Driving Schools. For more information, follow Road America on www.facebook.com/RoadAmerica and on Twitter: @roadamerica or call 800-365-7223.