Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma Tickets
The IndyCar Series race known as the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma is held annually at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California and is one of the most popular in the IndyCar Series. Located near Sonoma wine country, lies the California race route that promises some of the most thrilling IndyCar races fans of the sport have ever seen. The USAC Championship Car circuit first raced this particular circuit in 1970. However in 2005, American open wheel racing made a return to the circuit and American open wheel racing is what remains at the circuit. The route of the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma stretches a total of 166.5 miles that is completed in 75 laps, speeds during this race are known to reach an excess of 170 miles.
The event is classified mostly by its fun racing atmosphere as the event is known for drawing in huge crowds from the entire area. Many big names in racing, such as Helio Castroneves have appeared in and won the event before bringing in hoards of spectators to the race. In both 2010 and 2011, the race was dominated by the wildly successful and equally popular Will Power. However, each year, new racers from around the world appear at the Indy Grand Prix to give this one of a kind and notoriously challenging race course a try.
Typically the race is held at the end of August and although it has had several different names under name sponsorship deals, the event is currently known as the IZOD IndyCar Series. The race, which is often deemed the most challenging on the circuit, is part of a weekend long event that brings big names in the sport together with fans from all over the country. After the race is completed, fans of the sport can stick around to enjoy entertainment on the track and autograph sessions with the racers. The weekend events also include other events and a race-day air show. The extensive weekend of fun planned around the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma makes this one of the most popular grand prix events for race fans to attend.