WHAT:
The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix returns to the Motor City May 29-31, 2015. The event 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.

WHEN:
Friday-SundayMay 29-31, 2015


WHERE:

The Raceway at Belle Isle Park road course


TRACK LENGTH:

2.3 miles


RACE BROADCAST COVERAGE (Subject to change):
VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES BROADCAT 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 (Subject to change):
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 (Subject to change):
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 BROADCAST COVERAGE (Subject to change):
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:
Below is the basic schedule of events for the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The full detailed weekend schedule is posted here and 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.

 

FAN ACTIVITIES:
The 2015 Grand Prix features a number of fan engagement activities including displays in the midway and live music, driver autograph sessions, extreme sports demonstrations, free Monster Truck rides, appearnace by Detroit Sports stars and more in the Meijer Fan Zone.

 

TICKETS:
Tickets are still on sale for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. To view information on ticket plans and to purchase tickets, please click here.  Tickets may also be purchased by calling 866-464-PRIX (7749) or visit the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix office in the GM Renaissance Center, 300 Renaissance Center Drive, Suite 2311, Detroit, Mich.

 

TRANSPORTATION:
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. 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.

 

PARTNERSHIP:
In 2015, the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix has enjoyed an unprecedented level of corporate partnership with over 70 sponsors lending their support to the event. For a full list, visit our Partnership page at DetroitGP.com.

 

VOLUNTEER: The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is supported by one of the leading and longest-running volunteer organizations in motorsports – the Detroit Grand Prix Association (DGPA). Over 1,000 DGPA volunteers will dedicate their time and efforts to the event in 2015. To learn more about being a DGPA member please visit our Volunteer page at DetroitGP.com.

 

BELLE ISLE IMPROVEMENTS:
Since the Grand Prix returned to Belle Isle in 2007, event organizers have made over $13 million in lasting improvements to Belle Isle:

Installing over 475,000 square feet of new concrete for road improvements and other modifications for more exciting competition

Repairing damaged lighting and drainage systems

Renovation of Scott Fountain, the Belle Isle Casino and the Belle Isle Boat Club

Installing over 400,000 square feet of concrete for paddock area and fan interaction to provide a cleaner and more comfortable race experience

Installing new pedestrian bridges and playscapes

New concrete areas also be used by park visitors for parking and community events and activities year round

 

COMMUNITY IMPACT:
The Grand Prix generated over $47 million in total spending for the Metro Detroit region in 2014.  Over 95,000 people attended the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix events in 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA
The official event hashtag for the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is #DetroitGP
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