Your Quick Guide To Enjoying The Detroit Grand Prix On Belle Isle This Weekend

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The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix returns to the Motor City Friday-Sunday, May 29-31, 2015. Here’s what you need to know to get the most from the event.

The Grand Prix will feature the cars of the Verizon IndyCar Series, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the Pirelli World Challenge Series and the trucks of the SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS. The weekend collectively is referred to as the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and it will feature the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans IndyCar doubleheader.

The event will be held at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park road course. Cars will race the 2.3 mile-long track in one of Detroit’s most beautiful venues.

Race Broadcast Coverage

If you can’t make it to the Grand Prix, you can catch it live on both national and local television channels. The coverage channels are subject to change, however, so be sure to check your T.V. guide before the big day.

Verizon IndyCar Series Broadcast Coverage

Saturday, May 30, 2015: Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual #1 (Verizon IndyCar Series)
Live national television coverage: ABC (Time – 3:30 pm ET)
Live Local television coverage: WXYZ

Sunday, May 31, 2015: Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual #2 (Verizon IndyCar Series)
Live national television coverage: ABC (Time – 3:30 pm ET)
Live local television coverage: WXYZ

IMSA Broadcast Coverage

Saturday, May 30, 2015: Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers (TUDOR United SportsCar Championship)
National television coverage: FOX Sports 2 (Time – 12 noon – 2:00 pm ET LIVE)
National television coverage: FOX Sports 1 (Time – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET SAME DAY DELAY)

Pirelli World Challenge Broadcast Coverage

Sunday, May 31, 2015: Cadillac V-Series Challenge presented by the Metro Detroit Cadillac Dealers (Pirelli World Challenge Series)
National television coverage: CBS Sports (Time – 12 pm ET)

Speed Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS

Saturday, June 13, 2015: SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road presented by TRAXXAS (SST Truck Series)
National television coverage: NBC Sports Netword (Time – 11 am ET)

Event Schedule

Outlined below is the basic schedule of events for the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The full detailed weekend schedule is posted here. All events are subject to change.

Friday, May 29 (Comerica Bank Free Prix Day)

  • Verizon IndyCar Series practice and qualifying
  • TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice and qualifying
  • Pirelli World Challenge Series practice
  • SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Race #1

Saturday, May 30

  • Verizon IndyCar Series warm-up and the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual #1
  • TUDOR United SportsCar Championship warm-up and Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers
  • Pirelli World Challenge Series qualifying and Cadillac V-Series Challenge presented by the Metro Detroit Cadillac Dealers Race #1
  • SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS Race #2
  • Verizon IndyCar Series and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship autograph sessions

Sunday, May 31

  • Verizon IndyCar Series warm-up and the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans Dual #2
  • Pirelli World Challenge Series Cadillac V-Series Challenge presented by the Metro Detroit Cadillac Dealers Race #2
  • SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS practice, qualifying and Race #3

Keep Boredom at Bay

If you’ve had your fill of the racetrack, check out the many other activities available to Grand Prix fans. The 2015 Grand Prix features a number of fan engagement activities including displays in the midway, live music, driver autograph sessions, extreme sports demonstrations, free Monster Truck rides, and an appearance by Detroit Sports stars and more in the Meijer Fan Zone.

Get Your Tickets

Haven’t gotten your tickets yet? Don’t worry. Tickets are still on sale for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. To view information on ticket plans and to purchase tickets, click here.

Tickets may also be purchased by calling 866-464-PRIX (7749) or by visiting the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix office in the GM Renaissance Center, 300 Renaissance Center Drive, Suite 2311, Detroit, Mich.

Transportation

2015 Grand Prix Shuttle Map

There is no public parking available on Belle Isle for the Grand Prix. The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix offers round-trip shuttle service that runs continuously from two downtown Detroit locations as well as Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Shuttle service from downtown Detroit is provided without additional fee. While you’re on the shuttle, be sure to check out the Belle Isle bridge’s improvements.

A round-trip ferry service to the island from the Detroit Port Authority is also available for a nominal cost.  Visit the Transportation page at DetroitGP.com for complete parking and shuttle details.

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