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Hurco holds its annual IndyCar Fast Friday VIP event at Indianapolis Headquarters   

Published: 6/15/2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Hurco held its annual IndyCar Fast Friday VIP event in May. Customers throughout the Midwest toured Hurco’s international headquarters in the morning and proceeded to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway where they were treated to a VIP experience from Hurco’s IndyCar partner Ed Carpenter Racing (ECR). Each year, attendees participate in some racing-themed competition. This year, they raced against one another for cash prizes on classic Indianapolis 500 video game simulators.

 

The winners were:
1st place - $200 – Scott Haycraft from Hannibal Machine
2nd place $100 – Matt Weida from Canton Gear
3rd place $50 – Dennis Young from Stellar Technologies

 

In addition to machine demonstrations at Hurco, several of Hurco’s distributor partners attended the event and the following industry vendors exhibited: Iscar, MillStar, WorkNC, Algra Tooling, Bucci Industries, Rego-Fix, Hangsterfer’s, Jergens, and Allied Machine & Engineering.

 

After the open house at Hurco, attendees were shuttled to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) where they had full suite access to ECR’s suite located in the famed Pagoda, behind-the-scenes garage tours and pit passes.

 

After the open house at Hurco, attendees were shuttled to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) where they had full suite access to ECR’s suite located in the famed Pagoda, behind-the-scenes garage tours and pit passes.

 

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Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendees looking at demonstration on the Hurco VMX24i 3-axis CNC machine.Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendees looking at demonstration on the Hurco VMX24i 3-axis CNC machine.
Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendees racing for cash prizes on the Indy 500 simulators.Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendees racing for cash prizes on the Indy 500 simulators.
Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendee battling to qualify on the Indy 500 simulators.Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendee battling to qualify on the Indy 500 simulators.
Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendees at the suite in the Pagoda at IMS.Hurco VIP Fast Friday attendees at the suite in the Pagoda at IMS.