Rahal got the ball rolling on the trip, then handed over operations to the Milwaukee organizers.
"We're not bringing in 2,000 people, but every little head makes a difference, you know," Rahal said. "If we're only supplying 300 more heads this weekend, that's 300 more heads than were going to be here. So that's a good thing."
Rahal said he wants to expand bus trips to other races next season, although he notes that he's "not making a dime" off of the Milwaukee trip and is doing it to help the series. Rahal said it was especially important for him to help Milwaukee.
"It's not something that's going to happen overnight," Rahal said. "But I really hope people here in the surrounding areas embrace it, because they should be so proud of this facility, the history that this place has, the history where it plays a role in the sport. I mean, this track has a huge connection to IndyCar racing, much more than anything else. We always put on great races here, so it's no lack of excitement. So hopefully they really support it and make it a big deal."
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