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Comerica Bank Free Prix Day Returns for 2018 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear

COMERICA BANK CONTINUES THE TRADITION OF FREE PRIX DAY AT THE 2018 CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR DETROIT, Mich. (January 26, 2018) – A tradition that began back in 1982 with the first Grand Prix on the streets of Detroit will continue in 2018 thanks to Comerica Bank. Today at the North American […]

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Record Numbers Reveal Successful 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear

STRONG ATTENDANCE, VIEWERSHIP AND MEDIA COVERAGE HIGHLIGHT SUCCESSFUL 2017 CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR DETROIT, Mich. (June 12, 2017) – An impressive number of people from Belle Isle to across the globe either witnessed or engaged in the Motor City’s three-day motorsports festival as the final numbers have been tallied for the Chevrolet […]

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Dual 1-Chevrolet Detroit GP Report

DETROIT June 3 – Dual 1 of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix on the appropriately named Belle Isle took place under sunny skies which heightened the great atmosphere surrounding the temporary street circuit event. The race saw myriad fuel strategies but one thing was clear, Conor Daly was racing his way to the front from […]

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Rahal wins first pole in eight years for Belle Isle opener

Rahal wins first pole in eight years for Belle Isle opener DETROIT (Saturday, June 3, 2017) – Graham Rahal broke an eight-year pole position drought in style this morning, setting a Raceway at Belle Isle Park track record to win the Verizon P1 Award and first starting position for today’s first race of the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented […]

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News from INDYCAR: Castroneves, Rahal set practice pace at Detroit’s Belle Isle

Castroneves, Rahal set practice pace at Detroit’s Belle Isle DETROIT (Friday, June 2, 2017) – Helio Castroneves and Graham Rahal swapped top honors in today’s practice sessions for the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear – the only doubleheader race weekend on the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule. After Rahal led the morning’s 45-minute […]

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Ruoff Home Mortgage Extends Partnership with Andretti Autosport Following Indy 500 Victory

Ruoff Home Mortgage Extends Partnership with Andretti Autosport Following Indy 500 Victory DETROIT (June 2, 2017) – Newly-crowned Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato will continue to carry Ruoff Home Mortgage on his No. 26 machine into the upcoming double-header weekend in Detroit. The Indiana-based company, which joined the Andretti Autosport partnership portfolio just in time […]

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More Options for Fans with 2017 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear Transportation Plan

FANS HAVE OPTIONS TO ACCESS BELLE ISLE THROUGH NEW 2017 CHEVROLET DETROIT GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY LEAR TRANSPORTATION PLAN DETROIT, Mich. (June 1, 2017) – With no public parking on Belle Isle the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear features a comprehensive and effective transportation plan that brings approximately 100,000 people onto Belle Isle […]

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Notes & Quotes: Chevrolet Detroit GP

A.J. Foyt’s ABC Supply team switched to Chevrolet this season with 25-year-old drivers Carlos Munoz (No. 14) and Conor Daly (No. 4). Munoz finished 10th and Daly 30th in the Indianapolis 500. CARLOS MUNOZ: “Moving on from Indy to road courses makes for a really challenging week because everyone is really tired–the mechanics, engineers and […]

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ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT AND MAGNETI MARELLI CONTINUE THEIR PARTNERSHIP

ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT AND MAGNETI MARELLI CONTINUE THEIR PARTNERSHIP INDIANAPOLIS (June 1, 2017) – On the heels of Takuma Sato’s thrilling win at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 and heading into the Verizon IndyCar Series Detroit Grand Prix this weekend, Andretti Autosport announce the continuation of their partnership with Magneti Marelli. Magneti Marelli, an […]

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Chip Ganassi Racing – Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear advance

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