Detroit’s Belle Isle Park is the site for the Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix, the first of three double-header events on the Verizon IndyCar Series schedule in 2014. The 982-acre island in the Detroit River will host the stars of IndyCar Friday through Sunday, May 30th through June 1st, along with the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck Series and the Pirelli World Challenge Championship.
The Quicken Loans Grand Prix Street Fest powered by Chevrolet will take place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 28th, featuring drivers and cars from all four racing series competing, as well as live music, racing demonstrations, food trucks and more. The free event takes place at Campus Martius Park and Cadillac Square in Detroit – get more details here.
On Friday, May 30th, practice and qualifying for Race No. 1 for the SUPER Truck Series begins at 8 a.m. ET, followed by practice for the other three series. The first SUPER Truck race goes green at 4:35 p.m. ET, followed by qualifying for the TUDOR Series at 5:25 p.m. ET.
On Saturday, May 31st, qualifying for the Pirelli World Challenge’s first race begins at 7:10 a.m. ET, followed by qualifying for the first IndyCar race at 8:35 a.m. ET, the Pirelli World Challenge race at 10:05 a.m. ET, the TUDOR Championship race at 12:10 p.m. ET and the first Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit race at 3:30 p.m. ET.
On Sunday, June 1st, qualifying for the second SUPER Truck race begins at 7:35 a.m. ET, followed by IndyCar qualifying for Race No. 2 at 10 a.m. ET and the second Pirelli World Challenge race at 11 a.m. ET. The second SUPER Truck Series race begins at 1:55 p.m. ET, followed by the second Indy Dual at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Find the complete race weekend schedule here.
Tickets are still available for the Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix – three-day Super Tickets, which include three-day reserved seating and a three-day paddock pass, are $175 for adults and $130 for children 12 and under. Two-day reserved passes for Saturday and Sunday range in price from $110 to $175 for adults and $75 to $130 for children 12 and under. Single-day passes and general admission tickets are also available. For more information and to purchase tickets , visit detroitgp.com.
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