The IndyCar season will begin June 6 with the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, the circuit announced Thursday. No fans will be in the stands because of the coronavirus pandemic.
May 27, 2018; Indianapolis, IN, USA; View of the official IndyCar Series Chevrolet Corvette pace car during the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
The race will begin at 8:15 p.m. and televised on NBCSN.
To limit the amount of time participants will spend on site, IndyCar will hold practice, qualifying and the race all on that day.
“We’re excited and ready to kick off the NTT IndyCar Series season at Texas Motor Speedway,” IndyCar president Jay Frye said.
Fyre said IndyCar has worked in conjunction with staff at Texas Motor Speedway as well as public health officials to ensure the safety of participants.
Those measures include limiting on-site personnel, a health screening of all participants, social distancing…
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