ELKHART LAKE, Wis. - Road America announced some welcome news for history fanatics of American open-wheel racing with the addition of Vintage Indy™ to the event line-up for the REV Group Grand Prix presented by AMR Doubleheader weekend, July 9-12. Fans are welcome to the 4-day event weekend and are encouraged to practice safe social distancing or wear a cloth face-covering where social distancing is difficult to maintain.
During the event, several historic open-wheel race cars will traverse the 4.048-mile road course in multiple sessions demonstrating the cars on-track, sandwiched between breaks where spectators can visit a designated paddock area to see the machines up close and personal.
On Saturday, July 11, there will be a 30-minute session - from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. - followed by another 30-min session from 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. On Sunday, July 12, sessions are slated to run from 8 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and then from 2:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Corvette enthusiasts will have the rare opportunity to join in on the action during two exclusive 'Corvette Only' touring sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 11, and 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 12. Corvette touring passes are only $20 and numbers for Corvette touring are limited to only 100 cars. Corvette touring passes must be purchased online at www.roadamerica.com in advance. Event admission is also required to participate in Corvette touring.
The weekend schedule will also be bolstered by Indy Pro 2000, and USF2000 races which help develop the stars of tomorrow with many drivers on the NTT INDYCAR Series grid as graduates.
For those unaware, Vintage Indy™ dedicates itself to the history and preservation of "Indianapolis Championship Cars" created between 1911 and 1997.
The broader goal of Vintage Indy™ is to ensure that race cars from this era continue to be appreciated through showcase events, carefully documented records on each car's history, and an engaging network of car owners, enthusiasts, and professionals that share the same love for what they have coined "The Greatest Cars in Racing."
Fans have three quick, convenient methods to buy tickets:
Online: Visit www.roadamerica.com Tickets are available 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Print your tickets to save time and enjoy a contactless experience at the gates.
Phone: Call 800-365-RACE or 920-892-4576 between 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday.
In-Person: Visit the Road America Ticket Office at the Road America Administration Building off of State Highway 67 (Gate 6) between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday.
Gates open at 7 a.m. and races run rain or shine. For more information, call 800-365-RACE (7223) or visit www.roadamerica.com
Anyone 16-years-old and under are always FREE with a paying adult at the gate.
All active-duty first responders will receive FREE entry to the REV Group Grand Prix presented by American Medical Response weekend. First responders, including law enforcement, fire, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians, will be admitted free of charge by showing valid identification indicating active service in the form of a department-issued ID, badge, copies of certifications or an active roster copy from their department on department letterhead. FREE admission must be redeemed at the gate and is only valid during the event weekend.
As part of the enhanced health and safety measures for the event weekend, all guests will be screened in their vehicles with contactless temperature checks before entering the facility and only essential racing personnel will have access to the paddock and enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures will be implemented throughout the facility over the course of the weekend.
Additional protocols and guidelines for guests planning to attend can be found at www.roadamerica.com/safety
About Road America: Established in 1955, Road America is conveniently located between Milwaukee and Green Bay in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The world's best racers have competed at this legendary four-mile, 14-turn road circuit for over 60 years. Along with over 500 events held seasonally at the 640-acre facility, several major weekends are open to the public, which include the IndyCar Series, the MotoAmerica Series, three vintage racing events, numerous Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) events, the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and NASCAR. Road America's park-like grounds offer amazing viewing opportunities, numerous camping options, fantastic concessions, and high-speed excitement to hundreds of thousands of spectators each year. Fans can also stay and play in cabins located conveniently on the grounds and find all sorts of souvenirs, collectibles, and apparel at the 7,500 sq. ft Paddock Shop. Affectionately known by many as America's National Park of Speed, Road America can accommodate groups of all sizes including weddings and corporate events in the Tufte Conference Center. In addition to public race weekends, Road America offers a variety of group event programs including geocaching, disc golf, and off-road adventure tours, karting and the Road America Motorcycle and Driving Schools. For more information, visit www.roadamerica.com Follow Road America on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube or call 800-365-7223
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