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GRand Solutions LLC is committed to exceeding client expectations in the traditional areas of sponsor and event activation, public relations, guest services and consumer marketing – as well as financial and operational consulting, risk management and business process improvement. Our focus is to provide each client with creative and comprehensive solutions, tailored by specific individual need and crafted for affordability.
Our objective is to help our clients manage their respective sports properties. Athletes, teams, event promoters, sponsors and sanctioning bodies are examples of sports properties where we now offer new and innovative solutions to help them achieve long-term, financially viable results.
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Everything is designed. Not everything is of GRand design.
GRand Solutions unites the complementary skills of Gene Cottingham, former CFO of Champ Car and Ruthie Forbes, former Director of Event Marketing for IndyCar. Much more than just an adventure for the 'dynamic duo' – they bring a wealth of knowledge and more than a quarter-century of international motorsports industry experience.
As fee-based advisors, our only motivation is the success of our clients.
By avoiding commissions, GRand Solutions is able to maintain focus on creative solutions that match the needs and objectives of its clients.
Our only motivation is the success of our clients.
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Race car driver Katherine Legge called on GRand Solutions in December 2010 to help her get back on track in the US.
IndyCar driver Simon Pagenaud went back to his French roots for a crepe-making PR campaign that had him donning an apron over his firesuit in multiple race markets.
The Hinchtown website, created with the help of LiveLink in 2011, allows residents of Hinchtown to stay updated on the IndyCar driver and ultimately helped Hinch land the coveted GoDaddy sponsor.
When Josef Newgarden burst onto the IndyCar Series scene as a rookie with Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing in 2012, very few people knew who the handsome blonde kid was who happened to be really fast in a car.
In 2011 we were called upon about two weeks prior to the Baltimore Grand Prix to offer up our services in any way possible to assist them in salvaging what the media and the racing industry foretold as a doomed event.
The IMSA Development Series is a development system for the newly-formed TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
We are committed to exceeding client expectations.
Our offices are conveniently located in the shadows of Turn 1 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. You’ll find us enjoying the redevelopment of Main Street, across from the new Dallara facility. Please come see us.
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GRand Solutions LLC
1140 Main St.
Speedway, IN 46224 USA
(317) 731-6394 office
(317) 973-1059 fax