Senna and the Spirit of Detroit!
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 ]

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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!
These beautiful horses were used to plow the bridge to Belle Isle back in 1937. So much has changed in 80 years!
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 ]

IndyCar releases 2017 TV times, networks, with 12 races on NBCSN

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The #DetroitGP thanks KV Racing Technology for all the great memories in IndyCar Series competition, including 2 consecutive wins for Sebastien Bourdais at the DetroitGP! [ Indycar.com Link ]

KV Racing Technology will no longer compete in INDYCAR

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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 ]

Historic Daytona win redefines Cadillac

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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 ]

IndyCar driver helps boy's high-speed wish come true

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#TBT to 1982 Detroit Grand Prix. It was cool in '82, and it's cool in 2017. We'll help you create some awesome memories this year at the #DetroitGP!

Photo credit: Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
Check out your favorite IndyCar Series drivers best off-track moments with these Fast Six tweets on IndyCar.com You'll even see a star-struck Max Chilton! [ Indycar.com Link ]

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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 ]

JR Hildebrand geared up for full-time comeback

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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 ]

Visor Cam: Graham Rahal at Phoenix Raceway

Take a few laps around Phoenix Raceway with Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing driver Graham Rahal. Check out the camera damage at the end!

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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 ]

LuminoCITY: Illuminated Sculptures Constructed In Downtown Detroit [PHOTOS]

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Nothing says love like racing! We're all about love at the DetroitGP! Just ask 2016 winner Sebastien Bourdais after this photo in the Winner’s Circle. Happy Valentine's Day from the #DetroitGP
Pitchers and catchers have reported to Detroit Tigers spring training in Lakeland! Do you know what that means? It means Opening Day is close and the #DetroitGP is only 8 weeks later!
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 ]

Leno gets latest car thrills turning laps in Indy car

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IMSA racing action has been so incredible that FOX Sports is extending its coverage this season. Check out the new TV schedule: [ Imsa.com Link ]

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IMSA Announces Additional Updates To 2017 FOX Sports Television Package

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