Meet INDY NXT Driver Nolan Allaer May 17

By: Maria Allard | C&G Newspapers | Published May 7, 2024


WARREN/ROSEVILLE — On April 30, National Coney Island announced that it signed on as the official signature sponsor of metro Detroit-born race car driver Nolan Allaer and his No. 11 HMD Motorsports car for the INDY NXT series race at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix, sponsored by Lear, May 31-June 2.

“To team up with an icon such as National Coney Island that has literally been a part of my life for as long as I can remember, just feels like a natural fit,” Allaer said in a prepared statement. “I’m just hoping I can create some great memories for race fans like NCI has created for me since I was a kid. I’m proud to be a part of the NCI family.”

Race fans will have the opportunity to meet Allaer during a meet and greet from 4 to 6 p.m. May 17 at the National Coney Island located at 30140 Van Dyke Ave. in Warren. He will sign autographs, display his No. 11 National Coney Island-branded race car and pass out free merchandise including a special poster. Attendees can try to win two tickets to the Detroit Grand Prix, as well as National Coney Island gifts.

Nolan is a third-generation race car driver as his father, grandfather and uncle also drove competitively. In 2020, Allaer graduated magna cum laude from University Liggett High School in Grosse Pointe Woods. National Coney Island is headquartered in Roseville.