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Tickets on Sale for 2013 Grand Prix

DETROIT, Mich. (November 20, 2012) - Tickets for the 2013 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix are now on sale and fans can purchase their passes for the exciting May 31-June 2 event by visiting www.DetroitGP.com or by calling the ticket hotline at 866-464-PRIX (7749).

Even with more racing and entertainment on Belle Isle next summer - highlighted by the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans doubleheader IndyCar races - prices for nearly all tickets remain at the same level as 2012.

Race officials are proud to announce that Free Prix Day, a Grand Prix tradition in Detroit, will return in 2013 as everyone will be admitted to the Raceway at Belle Isle Park venue free of charge on Friday, May 31. Great ticket plans are also available for all of the Saturday and Sunday Grand Prix activities. Single-day tickets can be purchased for as little as $25 for a general admission seat and two-day general admission tickets are available for just $45. Children 12 and under are admitted free to GA seating with a ticket-holding adult.

Two-day reserved grandstand tickets can be purchased for as little as $70 and premium seating options are also available. Fans can buy the Three-day Super Ticket plan which features premiere seating and paddock passes for all three days of the Grand Prix. Passes for the unique Motor City Casino Hotel Club - now located trackside just a few feet away from the running race cars - are also available, which includes reserved grandstand tickets, paddock passes, access to the exclusive Club that features food and beverages all weekend long, souvenirs and much more. Passes to the Fifth Third Bank paddock, the "locker room" of motorsports that includes up-close access to the teams, drivers and race cars, are now also available for purchase.

Tickets to the event not only include a chance to witness world-class racing featuring the IZOD IndyCar Series, the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series and the Pirelli World Challenge Championship, they also provide access to all the activities in the Meijer Family Fun Zone and the opportunity to watch national and local acts perform throughout the weekend on the MotorCity Casino Hotel entertainment stage (entertainment to be announced soon).

Ticketholders will witness even more exciting racing this year on the newly-configured 2.35-mile course that will feature a new straightaway for faster speeds and more passing opportunities. Fans should ask about seats in Grandstand 4, which will overlook the new area of the track, when calling to purchase tickets.

"With all of the great entertainment options available for fans, we believe the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix provides one of the best values in all of sports," said Bud Denker, Event Chairman of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. "Every day really provides something special. We're proud to once again welcome everyone to Belle Isle for Free Prix Day on Friday, while Saturday really is the best value as fans will see three races - the first World Challenge race of the weekend, the GRAND-AM race and first Dual in Detroit IndyCar race - along with a great concert at night. Sunday continues to be terrific day with the second World Challenge race and the final Dual in Detroit IndyCar race along with another concert and family fun throughout the day."

Tickets are available for the 2013 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix online at www.DetroitGP.com through the ticket hotline at 866-464-PRIX (7749) or fans can purchase in person at the Grand Prix box office located in the GM Renaissance Center, 300 Renaissance Center Drive in downtown Detroit.

The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is a 501(c)3 organization and a subsidiary of the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Held May 31-June 2, 2013, the event will include the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans featuring the cars of the IZOD IndyCar Series, the Chevrolet GRAND-AM 200 at Belle Isle presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers with the sports cars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Series and the Cadillac V-Series Challenge presented by the Metro Detroit Cadillac Dealers featuring the cars of the Pirelli World Challenge Championship Series. Partners for the 2013 Grand Prix include General Motors, Quicken Loans and MotorCity Casino Hotel. For more information, visit www.DetroitGP.com and follow our social media pages at www.facebook.com/detroitgp and www.twitter.com/detroitgp.


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