About the Racing Series
VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES
The Verizon IndyCar Series is the premier open-wheel racing series in North America. The series offers one of the most diverse and challenging schedules in motorsports with races held on ovals, permanent road courses and temporary street circuits. The Verizon IndyCar Series debuted a new car in 2012 – the Dallara DW12. Chevrolet and Honda are the two engine manufacturers that compete in the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series, which will feature distinctive new chassis aerokit designs for the first time this season, unique to each manufacturer. The series features such star drivers as Helio Castroneves, Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Will Power and Juan Pablo Montoya. Belle Isle will host the only "doubleheader" race weekend in 2015 with two full championship races on back-to-back days at the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. To learn more, visit www.indycar.com
TUDOR UNITED SPORTS CAR CHAMPIONSHIP
The TUDOR United SportsCar Championship made its debut in 2014 as the result of a merger between the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón. The series features a total of four classes: Prototype (P), GT Le Mans (GTLM), Prototype Challenge (PC) and GT Daytona (GTD) racing at the same time at most races, driven by many of the world's best road racers. The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix will include the P, PC and GTD classes. The P class features prototype race cars powered by manufacturers such as Chevrolet, Ford, Honda and Mazda, while GTD is home to machinery such as the Audi R8, BMW Z4, Ferrari 458, Porsche 911 and Dodge Viper SRT. Every car in the PC class is an open cockpit ORECA FLM09 chassis powered by a Chevrolet V8 engine. The 12-race 2015 TUDOR Championship schedule is highlighted by endurance races such as the season-opening Rolex 24 (Hours) At Daytona, the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida and the 1,000-mile or 10-hour Petit Le Mans Powered by Mazda at Road Atlanta. To learn more, visit www.imsa.com.
PIRELLI WORLD CHALLENGE SERIES
The purpose of the Pirelli World Challenge Series is to provide teams, manufacturers, and aftermarket suppliers a competitive, entertaining, production-based race series in which to prove their products. The Pirelli World Challenge Series consists of seven classes - Grand Touring (GT), Grand Touring A (GTA), GT Cup, Grand Touring Sport (GTS), Touring Car (TC), Touring Car A (TCA), and Touring Car B-Spec (TCB) classes. Pirelli WC manufacturers include Bentley, Cadillac, Ferrari, Ford, Honda, Acura, Lamborghini, Mazda, McLaren, and Porsche, The series will host two races on Belle Isle - one on Saturday and one on Sunday of race weekend. To learn more, visit http://www.world-challenge.com.
SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS
SPEED Energy Formula Off-Road Presented by TRAXXAS is a new concept of motorsports bringing the best of Baja together with all the excitement of motocross and road course racing, to venues all across North America. Stadium SUPER Trucks are high-powered off-road trucks racing side-by-side on challenging dirt and asphalt tracks with an array of obstacles to test the driver’s skill level, including large jumps, tight corners, and high-speeds. The series will compete with three races over the course of the weekend on Belle Isle in 2015. To learn more, visit http://stadiumsupertrucks.com/ssts/