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IndyCar and RTV6 teaming up for DWTS watch party

Tonight at Forty-Five Degrees in downtown Indy
Posted at 10:12 PM, Nov 04, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- IndyCar and RTV6 are teaming up to host an election-themed Dancing With the Stars watch party Monday night at Forty-Five Degrees in downtown Indianapolis. 

TV screens will display Week 9 of this week's DWTS episode.

The party will support James Hinchcliffe as he continues his quest for the mirror ball trophy awarded to the celebrity champion of the competition. 

The watch party will begin at 8 p.m. 

Admission is free to guests 21 years of age or older. 

The event will feature appearances from other Verizon IndyCar Series drivers showing their support for Hinchcliffe, giveaways, live performances from a local professional dancer and more. 

Part of the restaurant will also become a dedicated "polling area" where fans can vote for Hinchcliffe throughout the show's live broadcast. Fans who vote at least six times will receive a free drink ticket as well as an "I Voted" Hinchcliffe sticker. 

For week nine, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via phone on Monday night during and up to 60 minutes after the end of the “Dancing with the Stars” broadcast in each time zone.

Online voting at www.ABC.com and on Facebook at https://apps.facebook.com/votedwts/ is open for 24 hours, beginning from the start of each episode on the East Coast at 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST and closing at 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST on Tuesday evenings.