Racers start your engines, three, two, one! The racers are off and going! Last night news broke out per FREEP that the 2021 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix will have fans in attendance. The race did not happen last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Chairman of the Detroit Grand Prix Bud Denker made remarks on Tuesday about the race coming back this summer, “We look forward to bringing world-class racing back to the Motor City next month. “We are excited to welcome race fans to Belle Isle Park for three days of excitement in a safe and healthy manner.” Here is what to know before attending the race this summer.
Health officials announced that the race would have about 6,000-9,000 people in attendance. The amount of people allowed at the track includes fans, racers, workers, vendors, and media. The grandstands for fans will be socially distance between reservation groups. Everyone in attendance for the event are require to wear face mask expect for eating and drinking. All ticket scanning and bag screening will be completely contact-free. The track will constantly cleaning at spots were social distancing is tough. As well as hand sanitizing station will be all around the event.
When and Where is the Grand Prix?
The Detroit Grand Prix will be at Belle Isle Park in Downtown Detroit. The race is a three-day event starting on Friday, June 11, and concluding on Sunday, June 13. IndyCar, Indy Lights, and IMSA Sports-car series will run from June 11-13. The main event are the IndyCar races that will be on back-to-back days on June 12-13. Grand Prix’s main event will be televised on NBC.
How and When to Get Tickets for the Grand Prix?
Fans who bought tickets for the event in 2020 are able to transfer their tickets from last year to this year. As well, those fans can get a full refund. Fans who register for the preorder for the 2021 Grand Prix can buy tickets for the race a few days from now. Comerica Bank is sponsoring a Free Prix Day on Friday, June 11, with a limited number of tickets for request starting on Monday, May 17. The rest of the tickets will be available for fans to purchase for June 12 and June 13 will begin on Thursday, May 20. More information on tickets and the event can be found on their website, https://detroitgp.com/.