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IZOD Indy Car driver James Hinchcliffe, center, will visit Alabaster's Legacy Credit Union on April 4. Hinchcliffe won the 2013 Indy Car season's inaugural race. (Contributed)
IZOD Indy Car driver James Hinchcliffe, center, will visit Alabaster's Legacy Credit Union on April 4. Hinchcliffe won the 2013 Indy Car season's inaugural race. (Contributed)

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IndyCar making pre-race stops in Alabaster and Pelham

Published 10:55am Wednesday, April 3, 2013

By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

Fans of the IZOD Indy Car series, and those planning to attend this weekend’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, will be able to meet drivers and get up-close looks at race vehicles during a pair of upcoming Shelby County events.

On Thursday, April 4, Legacy Credit Union in Alabaster’s Propst Promenade shopping center will host an appearance by IZOD Indy Car driver James Hinchcliffe from 2-4 p.m. Hinchcliffe won the inaugural 2013 IZOD Indy Car race in St. Petersburg, Fla. on March 24.

The April 4 event also will feature rides in the Indy Car street-legal two-seater car and door prizes

Legacy Credit Union is located between Buffalo Wild Wings and Dairy Queen on the northern end of the shopping center.

On Friday, April 5, Indy Car will visit Pelham’s Firestone Complete Auto Care store at 2251 Pelham Parkway from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. During the Pelham event, the Turbo Indy Car display and simulator will be available for visitors to use.

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