, the world’s leading real-time experiential communications platform, will host the “Live & Global: Indy 500 Soiree,” a special star-studded Q&A event on Friday, May 25 starting at 7 p.m. ET. This special event, which will be held on the grounds of the Lucas Estate in Carmel, Indiana, will also be simulcast live on SiriusXM (IndyCar channel 94 on XM and channel 212 on Sirius Premier).
Fans and media can register for the chat in advance or join live to submit their questions. Full details include:
Ortsbo Live & Global: Indy 500 Soiree
Live from Lucas Estate, Carmel, IndianaFriday, May 257:00 p.m. ET (4:00 p.m. PT)To participate:
To listen, tune into: SIRIUS 212/XM 94
This live-streaming web event will connect participants directly with renowned personalities, including: country music star Garth Brooks; three-time Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves ; Indianapolis 500 winners Arie Luyendyk and Kenny Brack, as well as many of the drivers who will race in the 96
Castroneves will join IZOD IndyCar Series’ driver and regular Ortsbo IndyCar host, James Hinchcliffe to interview Brooks and other celebrities while viewers ask questions in any of Ortsbo’s 53 supported languages.
Participating in his first ever “Live & Global” event, Brooks will share his love of Indy car racing with all of his fans around the world. He will also talk about his Teammates for Kids Foundation, the charity for which the soiree is raising money to build a new Child Life Zone at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.
Using Ortsbo's proprietary, live subtitling technology on the Live & Global platform, viewers both locally and internationally can watch and participate in the webcast Q&A in real-time with closed captioning in any of Ortsbo's 53 supported languages. Additionally, fans and media alike will be able to submit written questions directly to the music and racing superstars during the pre-race party and chat and follow along with the answers, all in their native language.