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Here are some Fast Facts as we get ready for this weekend’s Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix. These are from a press release sent out from the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear. For more information and tickets, go here.

  • The Grand Prix started in 1982

    It was originally a Formula One race through the streets of downtown Detroit before becoming a CART-sanctioned race in 1989. The race was moved to Belle Isle in 1992 and stayed there until 2001. After the success of the Superbowl downtown in 2006, Roger Penske and the Downtown Detroit Partnership teamed up to bring an annual national sporting event to the city of Detroit and spearheaded the return of the Grand Prix in 2007 on Belle Isle.

  • The Chevrolet Sponsorship

    Chevrolet began sponsoring the event in 2012. The 2019 event marked the 30th Grand Prix in Detroit’s history. 

  • Will Power Scores his only victory of 2022 on Belle Isle

    The 2022 Chevrolet INDYCAR Grand Prix featured a third Detroit victory for Team Penske racer Will Power. It represented his only race victory in a season that saw Power claim his second career NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship.

  • Fan Activities

    Fan activities for the 2023 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear will be featured in Hart Plaza with the Meijer Fan Zone as well as in Spirit Plaza, while Autotrader Winner’s Circle will be located on the Riverwalk along the Detroit Riverfront.

  • Ticket Info

    Tickets for the 2023 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear are still available. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.DetroitGP.com/tickets

  • The Grand Prix enriches downtown Detroit

    According to the press release, the Grand Prix has generated over $45 million in total spending annually for the Metro Detroit region. An independent study concluded the Grand Prix created an estimated $58 million in total spending for the region in 2017. Over 95,000 people attended the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear events in 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022.

  • Social Media Links

    Visit the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/DetroitGP.

    Follow the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/DetroitGP.

    Follow the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on Instagram at www.Instagram.com/DetroitGP.

    Subscribe to the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/@DetroitGP.

  • Web Sites

    For complete information on the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear, visit www.DetroitGP.com

    To follow the NTT INDYCAR SERIES action, visit www.INDYCAR.com.

    Follow along with the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge action, visit www.IMSA.com.

    Keep up with INDY NXT by visiting www.indycar.com/indynxt.

    Learn more about the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli by visiting www.gotransam.com.

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