- Byrd Brothers, with partner team KV Racing Technology, have announced a return to the Indianapolis 500 in 2015 with Bryan Clauson.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

IMS Grand-Am Test Info

UPDATE: It appears Ed Carpenter will be runnning some laps in the Spirit of Daytona DP car tomorrow.
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If you find yourself in Indianapolis tomorrow and feel the need for speed, the Grand-Am Series will be holding it's first ever test at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In total 9 cars will be on track consisting of 5 Daytona Prototypes and 4 GT's.

Starting at 10am the teams will test on the 2.534 mile F1 circuit and will conclude at noon for a 1 hour lunch break. Then at 1pm they'll get back on track, but on the 2.621-mile MotoGP circuit and conclude testing at 3pm. The test is open to the public, but with restrictive access. You must enter gate 2 off of 16th street and park in the museum parking lot (blue). The red represent all the places that I believe you can spectate from. I would recommend either down in the twisties off of the T2 oval or to the left near the MotoGP turns during the afternoon.

DP's:
  • #90 Spirit of Daytona Buddy Rice
  • #01 Chip Ganassi Racing Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas
  • #99 GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing Jon Fogarty
  • #10 SunTrust Racing Wayne Taylor, Ricky Taylor
  • #6 Shank Racing Michael Valiante, John Pew, Michael Shank
GT's:
  • #87 Farnbacher Racing Leh Keen, Dirk Werner
  • #67 TRG Spencer Pumpelly, Kevin Buckler
  • #57 Stevenson Motorsports Andrew Davis, Robin Liddell
  • #70 Speedsource Sylvain Tremblay

"This is going to be very cool and exciting, because this is a very historical place. Every time I go underneath the tunnel at 16th Street it gives me the chills. It's an awesome place to be able to drive on." -Buddy Rice

"It's a dream come true to come back to Indianapolis. This is a magical place, and going back there will give me goose bumps." -Scott Pruett


"I can't wait to drive across those bricks at top speed. We're very honored to participate. As a sports car racer, I never thought that I could get to actually go out and test at Indy." -Sylvain Tremblay


"This is one of those boxes I can't wait to check off. Every team owner and driver would love to get behind the wheel at Indianapolis. This is a big deal for everyone with the series, to be testing at one of racing's hallowed grounds." -Kevin Buckler

1 comment:

  1. NO WON IS GOING TO COME TO SEE GRAN AM IT BE LIKE REST OF GRAND AM RACES HAHAHAHA BUT IF THEY TEAM UP WITH A1GP IT BE NICE SHOW IT BE LIKE PARTY EVERYBODY LOVE A PARTY HAHAHAHAHA I AM OVAL

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