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Kingdom Racing - Hamilton
May 11th 2009 - For Immediate Release

Indianapolis, IN (May 10, 2009) – At 9am, the Indiana sunshine was
brilliant coming into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway over the Turn 2
Grandstands with a light wind and a cloudless sky. By 12 Noon, the calm
had turned to the stormy sea of emotions known as Indy 500
Qualifications.

For Davey Hamilton, the bright promise of having a quick qualifying run
and placing him in the top 15 speed chase became a nerve racking day of
hanging on. His four lap average of 221.082 places him in the 22nd
starting position on the provisional starting lineup. After a
frustrating day for his Dreyer & Reinbold teammates, the HP “Touch the
Future Now” Honda Dallara was the only one of the four car stable to
survive Qualification Day 2.

“The most important thing is that we are in today. It’s very difficult
to do a one-month program and be competitive since these guys are in the
car week in and week out with their engineers and crew. This race is
what made me get healthy again and I don’t know if I would have had the
drive to recover because this race means everything to me.”

The team will take advantage of the down time this week to work on new
setups and potentially find a little more speed while working on a
competitive race day strategy.
You can follow the day-by-day updates on Twitter, Facebook and MySpace,
plus DreyerReinbold.com, KingdomRacing.net, IndyRacingExperience.com and
RaceFanRadio.com sites are also offering unique content.

“I’m working with a technology company using the “Touch the Future Now”
campaign and it only makes sense that we would use technology to deliver
our message for our sponsors”, said Hamilton. “We’ll have audio blogs
and text blasts in addition to the traditional press releases that our
team is creating for all of our fans.”

Backing Hamilton for the third consecutive year is Hewlett Packard. HP
is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around
the world offering consumers a wide range of products and services from
digital photography to digital entertainment and from computing to home
printing.

For the second year in a row, Houston-based Kingdom Racing is helping
Davey locate partners to help spread “Gods Word Through Motorsports”.
Kingdom Racing founder George Del Canto said, “Kingdom Racing is about
winning for God’s glory. Creating a social network of motorsports
enthusiasts will allow all of us who worship Christ to share His message
with thousands of race fans everyday.”

Along with Davey Hamilton, Dreyer & Reinbold Racing is fielding three
other entries in the Indianapolis 500 this year with Mike Conway, John
Andretti and Milka Duno.
Davey and the HP Team will be back on track Thursday between 12pm and
6pm EST as they prepare for the 93rd running of the Indy 500. Stay in
touch with him all month by utilizing any of the various media outlets
mentioned above.


About Davey Hamilton

This will mark Hamilton’s ninth Indy 500, as he will attempt to qualify
for the May 24th race at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The
seasoned driver finished 14th in the race last year and ninth in 2007.
His best finish over eight starts in the Indianapolis 500 came in 1998,
when he finished fourth. He also finished sixth in 1997. Until 2001,
Davey was a regular season IndyCar driver, with 50 race starts,
finishing second in the overall Series points in 1996 and 1997. The
Idaho native’s career was nearly ended following a devastating crash at
the Texas Motor Speedway on June 9, 2001. After 23 operations and two
years of rehabilitation, he is now back in racing condition. Hamilton
has competed for a number of IndyCar teams including A.J. Foyt
Enterprises, Nienhouse Motorsports, Galles Racing, TeamXtreme, Sam
Schmidt Motorsports and Vision Racing.

About Dreyer & Reinbold / Kingdom Racing
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing enters its 10th season of full-time
competition in 2009, making it one of the longest-tenured teams in Indy
Racing League competition. Current co-owners, Dennis Reinbold and
Robbie Buhl, first teamed in full-time competition at the Walt Disney
World Speedway in January of 2000. With Buhl behind the wheel, the two
owners tasted victory in their debut race. The 2009 IndyCar Series
season-opener on the streets of St. Petersburg marked Dreyer & Reinbold
Racing's 200th series start. In its history, the team has boasted a
championship list of alumni drivers. Besides Buhl, the team has run
Indianapolis 500 winners Al Unser Jr., Buddy Lazier, and Buddy Rice,
along with IndyCar Series race winner Ryan Briscoe. The team has one of
the longest lines of heritage in American open-wheel racing and the
Indianapolis 500 as Dennis Reinbold's grandfather, "Pop" Dreyer, built
leading roadsters that raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during
the 30s, 40s, and 50s.

Kingdom Racing’s mission is to deliver God’s word through Motorsports.
Their goal is to form a full time IndyCar Series team and, combined with
the help of national Christian ministries, reach one million men for
Jesus Christ. In 2008, Kingdom Racing made history as the first
faith-vision organization to ever compete in the 100 years of the
Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Through their second Indy 500 appearance
this year, the team will capture national attention and attract partners
to execute this mission.
 
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