IndyCar »

Infineon Raceway extend contract.

The IndyCar Series will continue to race at the Infineon Raceway until 2011 after an extension to the current deal was confirmed.

The high-speed Californian road course has been a popular venue since its introduction in 2005, playing host to some memorable races, particularly Marco Andretti's maiden win in 2006, a result that made him the then-youngest winner of a major open-wheel race.

Now, ahead of this year's PEAK Antifreeze & Motor Oil Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma County, it has been revealed that the Infineon Raceway will host races for the next three years.

"We're looking forward to building on the IndyCar Series tradition at Infineon Raceway," said Terry Angstadt, president of the commercial division of the Indy Racing League, sanctioning body for the IndyCar Series and Firestone Indy Lights.

"Technology and innovation are key attributes of the IndyCar Series, and Infineon Raceway provides an ideal venue in Northern California that is consistent with that branding and important to our continued growth and development."

Pointing out that the larger grid has sparked considerably more interest in the series recently, Infineon Raceway president and general manager Steve Page says it was an easy decision to extend the contract.

"This series has tremendous momentum, with larger fields, emerging new stars and terrific racing. The future of IndyCar racing is bright indeed and we're excited to see that future play out on the corners and straightaways of Infineon Raceway."

Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Indy Racing League. 4-6 July 2008. Camping World Grand Prix at the Glen. Watkins Glen International Raceway. Watkins Glen, New York. Field lining up for green flag start.
Scott Dixon Road America
Scott Dixon - Chip Ganassi Indy Car [credit: IndyCar TV Twitter]
Will Power Texas
Charlie Kimball
Ed Jones feature
Ed Jones feature
Ed Jones
Ed Jones feature
Ed Jones feature
IndyCar, Dallara 2018 chassis, [Credit: IndyCar]
Graham Rahal Detroit celebration
Detroit IndyCar race start
Detroit IndyCar Andretti RHR
Esteban Gutierrez IndyCar Detroit
Graham Rahal Detroit IndyCar 2017
Takuma Sato Detroit IndyCar
Graham Rahal Detroit

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.

© 1999 - 2017 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.