VIZIO Takes Indy & Charlotte Race Weekend

It was a great weekend of fast cars and exciting races for the VIZIO IndyCar and NASCAR drivers. 

Saturday afternoon saw rookie Kyle Larson dominate most of his competition to take 4th place after starting 18th at the NASCAR History 300 in Charlotte, NC. 

Sunday was the biggest day for any race fan with not only the Indy 500 in Indianapolis, IN, but also the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 taking place in Charlotte, NC.

Ryan Briscoe put in a great effort in the #8 NTT DATA car, co-sponsored by VIZIO and HuluPlus at the Indy 500 and secured a 12th place finish for his team. Back in Charlotte, Jamie McMurray endured some problems with his #1 car, which put him in 19th place when the checkered flag waved.

We’re very proud of all of our VIZIO drivers and look forward to seeing Kyle Larson back in the #32 VIZIO/Hulu Plus Chevy for races in Dover and Iowa over the next two weeks.

Watch Indy and Charlotte Races This Weekend on Your VIZIO TV

It’s a big weekend for those of us who are fans of fast cars. Through a partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing, VIZIO has sponsorship of several cars that will be speeding around the tracks in Indy and Charlotte this weekend.

In Charlotte, Kyle Larson will take the reins of the No. 32 VIZIO/Hulu Chevrolet Camero, competing in the NASCAR Nationwide History 300 on Saturday. Tune in to ABC to watch Kyle at 2:30pm ET.

On Sunday, we’ll be rooting for Ryan Briscoe driving the No. 8 NTT DATA Honda, co-sponsored by VIZIO and Hulu as he strives to be the quickest driver in the Indianapolis 500. Tune in to ABC to cheer Ryan along with us. The green flag flies at 1pm ET.

If you haven’t gotten enough racing by the end of the race in Indy, switch over to Fox Sports at 6pm ET to keep an eye on our driver Jamie McMurray who will be racing No. 1 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet SS in NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600. 

Good luck to all our racers this weekend!

Race To Facebook and Enter to Win Indy & Charlotte Tickets

Don’t forget to enter for the chance to win tickets to Indy or Charlotte. The sweepstakes ends tomorrow, so hurry before you miss out!

Head on over to our Facebook page for the chance to win here. You don’t want to miss seeing the VIZIO car in action.

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Tonight, VIZIO Continues Into Auto Racing as the No. 15

VIZIO/Hulu Plus car driven by Kyle Larson —is set to participate in The Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virgina.

In its third consecutive year, the race—featuring NASCAR and Late Model Sportsman drivers—is geared to raise money for the Denny Hamlin Cystic Fibrosis Research Lab at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.

Although the race is not televised, you can listen to every turn on MRN Radio online here starting at 5:15pm PT. Be sure to join the fun by tweeting using the various hashtags mentioned in this post!

More information about the Denny Hamlin Foundation can be found here.

Just as VIZIO is committed to performance and leading technology in the consumer electronics space, Chip Ganassi Racing Teams puts those practices to work on the track. We’re excited to have another opportunity to work with our partner Hulu Plus and wish Ryan, Jamie and Kyle luck as they prepare for three of the biggest races in INDYCAR and NASCAR.

– Matt McRae, VIZIO Chief Technology Officer

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