Team Penske driver Helio Castroneves signs autographs for fans during the IndyCar driver autograph session.
Photo courtesy of IMS
Start your summer with the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix as it returns to the Motor City with three days of world-class auto racing, live music, interactive games and displays and family fun on beautiful Belle Isle Park, June 3 - 5, 2016.
The 2016 Grand Prix will again feature the only Verizon IndyCar Series doubleheader race weekend of the year - the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans. The exotic sports cars of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship returns to Belle Isle in 2016 racing on Saturday in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers. With three more races over the course of the weekend, the popular high-flying trucks of the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck Series presented by Traxxas will add even more excitement on the Belle Isle street circuit.
With six different races over the course of three days, the Grand Prix will once again be one of the most exciting and action-packed events in Detroit this summer. Fans will also get a chance to meet and get autographs from some of the world’s fastest drivers and most engaging personalities.
Even if you're not a race fan, there will be plenty to experience and enjoy at the Grand Prix. The Motor City Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage will host live music featuring local and national acts all weekend long, including Detroit's own The Romantics on Saturday evening and Morris Day and The Time on Sunday afternoon. Also, the Meijer Fan Zone has something for fans of all ages to enjoy, including appearances by some of Detroit's top sports stars, kids games and displays, a craft show, extreme sports demonstrations, the Coors Light Beer Garden and more. Belle Isle Park is also home to the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, the botanical garden in the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory and the oldest public aquarium in the United States.
Grand Prix tickets are now available online. Fans can get $8 off single day reserved grandstand or general admission seating with the promo code PURE.
While you’re in town for the weekend, take some time to explore Detroit, the city that put the world on wheels. Stop in at the Detroit Institute of Arts or walk the Detroit International Riverfront.
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