Endurance races like the IMSA #Rolex24 are great to watch, but you may not know all the challenges and obstacles that arise when darkness falls. Check out this video from IMSA.com and see the race from the racer's perspective! [ Sportscarchampionship.imsa.com Link ]
Get your tickets to watch the Detroit Pistons take on the Hornets this Thursday, Feb. 23rd. Celebrate #DetroitGP Night & meet guest of honor IndyCar Series driver Josef Newgarden and get his autograph at 7:15 in the Palace Power Hour area!
As IndyCar Series viewership grows, NBC Sports returns to broadcast 12 races for the 2017 season, while ABC Television Network will again carry 5 races including both Dual in Detroit races at #DetroitGP. Here is the NBCSN schedule for the 2017 racing season: [ Nbcsports.com Link ]
After claiming 1st and 2nd at the IMSA #Rolex24 Hour endurance race in Daytona last month, Detroit luxury brand Cadillac bridged the Motor City to racing royalty. Cadillac is once again ranked at the top of General Motors high-performance cars both at the raceway and on the highway! More from Detroit News: [ Detroitnews.com Link ]
Kids Wish Network and IndyCar Series driver Conor Daly granted a wish to 10-year-old Nicholas Hirsch to help get his mind off of the Crohn's disease diagnosis he received last year. The pair strapped into a two-seater kart and hit the track. They topped speeds of 35-40 mph and raced past the last year of Nicholas' Crohn's disease! Watch the heartwarming video here: [ Wthr.com Link ]
J.R. Hildebrand got off to a great start to 2017 with Ed Carpenter Racing following a stellar test at Phoenix Raceway last weekend. JR's comeback is definitely for real after his unofficial track record time at PIR. He's got a great opportunity to shine at ECR and it looks like Hildebrand is up for the challenge! [ Espn.com Link ]
Don't miss the fun at The Palace next Thursday, Feb 23 for Grand Prix Night with the Pistons as they take on the Charlotte Hornets. IndyCar driver and new Team Penske member, Josef Newgarden will be the guest of honor. There will be autographs, interviews and all kinds of fun activities for everyone!
This GoPro visor cam on Graham Rahal gives you a sense of the amount of downforce an IndyCar Series driver feels on the track. Feel the G-force from the open test at Phoenix Raceway last weekend! [ Youtu.be Link ]
Downtown Detroit has been illuminated with art since Cobo Center, Detroit was bustling from the Auto Show. If you haven't seen the spectacular displays yet, there's still time! LuminoCITY will light up 16 different locations downtown until Saturday. So if you haven't checked it out, do it before the lights go out! [ Cbslocal.com Link ]
Let's rewind to last year's @DetroitGP night with the Detroit Pistons when guest of honor Tony Kanaan showed us his guns... and his new tattoo! Stay tuned on this channel for an announcement of who will be joining us for the #DetroitGP night at the Palace happening in just over a week from now!
The one and only Jay Leno visited Phoenix Raceway to tape an upcoming segment of Jay Leno's Garage on CNBC. Leno, a car aficionado, was thrilled with his experience and how much the car gripped the track. The segment will be aired in July, so keep an eye out! [ Indycar.com Link ]