The IZOD IndyCar Series heads to Sonoma Raceway in California this weekend, Friday through Sunday, August 23rd through 25th for the GoPro Indy Grand Prix. Also on the schedule this weekend: the Formula Car Challenge, the Maserati Trofeo World Series and the World Challenge Series.
Fans in the area on Wednesday, August 21st can head to the track for a full-day testing session featuring all 25 IZOD IndyCar Series drivers scheduled to compete at Sonoma. The test session runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT and is open to anyone with a ticket for Sunday’s GoPro Indy Grand Prix and spectators who buy a ticket for the race at the gate – find out more here.
On Friday night, August 23rd, the Michael Andretti Foundation and Speedway Children's Charities host the 2013 Grand Prix Salute, featuring appearances by some of INDYCAR's biggest stars, including Andretti Autosport drivers Ryan Hunter-Reay, Marco Andretti, James Hinchcliffe and E.J. Viso, as well as Mario and Michael Andretti. The event, taking place at the Andretti Winery, also includes a reception, catered dinner and silent auction; tickets are $250 per seat or $2,500 for a table of 10 – click here for more information.
Friday on-track action includes practice for the Formula Car Challenge, the Maserati Trofeo World Series, the World Challenge Series and the IndyCar Series, plus qualifying for the World Challenge Series and Trofeo Maserati Series. Saturday features qualifying for the IndyCar and World Challenge Series teams, plus racing action for Trofeo Maserati, Formula Car challenge and World Challenge Series. There’s more racing action on Sunday, headlined by the GoPro Indy Grand Prix, taking the green flag at 1:40 p.m. PT. Find a complete schedule here – just click the schedule tab.
Friday tickets are just $10, while tickets for Saturday’s action are just $35; tickets for Sunday’s GoPro Indy Grand Prix are $45 and $55. Three-day passes, garage passes and more are also available at www.racesonoma.com.
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