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2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Fast Facts

Fast Facts for the 2016 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will be featured on this page in the coming months. In the meantime, please enjoy the 2015 Fast Facts.

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-Sunday - May 29-31, 2015

WHERE: 
The Raceway at Belle Isle Park road course

TRACK LENGTH: 
2.3 miles

INDYCAR BROADCAST COVERAGE (Subject to change):
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) 
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)
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 LIVE)
National television coverage: FOX Sports 1 (Time - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 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 noon)

SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road presented by TRAXXAS (Subject to change):
Saturday, June 13, 2015 SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road presented by TRAXXAS
National television coverage: NBCSN (Time - 11:30 am)

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 engagrment 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.

SPONSORSHIP: 
For information on sponsorship packages for the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, please contact Kathleen Borschke at the Fulkerson Group - kathleen@fulkersongroup.com or (248) 709-7758

HOSPITALITY: 
For information on hospitality options for the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, please contact Kathleen Borschke at the Fulkerson Group - kathleen@fulkersongroup.com or (248) 709-7758

FOOD VENDOR: 
For food vendor inquiries at the 2015 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, please contact Sheila Brown at Andiamo Catering and Events - sbrown@splendidplates.com or (248) 643-6000. 

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.

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