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The IndyCar Acura GP of Long Beach is one of the series' most popular stops.

IndyCar Series Extends TV, Streaming Deal With NBC

The IndyCar Series will remain on NBC Sports and its affiliated channels in a multiyear extension of a media rights agreement that covers both broadcast and streaming coverage of the NTT IndyCar Series, including the Indianapolis 500. NBC Sports will continue to be the exclusive home of the Indianapolis 500 and will provide coverage of […]

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Fans cheer as drivers go around the track during the IndyCar Series event this year at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Photo via IndyCar Series/Chris Owens

IndyCar Series Announces Extension with Road America in Wisconsin

IndyCar and Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, announced today a multiyear extension designed to keep the IndyCar Series racing at the 4.014-mile permanent road course. The series began racing at the layout in 1982 when the then-CART Series came to the track for nearly two decades. The CART Series last ran at Road America […]

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IndyCar’s St. Petersburg Grand Prix Signs Extension Through 2026

The St. Petersburg Grand Prix, one of the most recognizable and popular stops on the IndyCar Series, will remain on the downtown streets and waterfront of the Florida destination through at least 2026 after the St. Petersburg City Council unanimously approved a two-year extension to the existing agreement with Green Savoree St. Petersburg, LLC. The […]

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The Sea Otter Classic is a bicycling and outdoor sports festival and expo held each spring in Monterey, California. The four-day event is considered the world's largest cycling festival, drawing nearly 10,000 professional and amateur athletes. Photo: Michael Troutman/www.dmtimaging.com via SeeMonterey.com

Case Study: How a Destination Markets Outdoor Events in a Pandemic

Monterey County in California is a sports destination that may not be immediately top of mind. But it is the site of Pebble Beach, home of the famous AT&T Pro-Am and one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the world. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is home not only to the IndyCar Series but a […]

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IndyCar Changes 2021 Opener to Alabama, Reschedules St. Petersburg GP

The 2021 IndyCar Series will start at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 7 after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was rescheduled for April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IndyCar officials announced. While known as the traditional season opener for the circuit, the St. Petersburg race was moved from the […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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IndyCar Adds Music City GP in Nashville to 2021 Schedule

The IndyCar Series will add a little bit of country to the sounds of its engines rolling through town starting in 2021 with the Music City Grand Prix in Nashville, Tennessee. The race will feature a street course through downtown and circling Nissan Stadium, home of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans and MLS’s Nashville SC. Nissan […]

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Penske Corporation Buys IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

In a stunning move that will upend auto racing, the Penske Corporation has purchased the NTT IndyCar Series, the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IMS Productions from the Hulman & Company group, ending 74 years of family ownership of the home of the Indianapolis 500. The Hulman family bought the track in 1945 and restarted […]

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