2020 IndyCar calendar: Richmond returns as a replacement for Pocono


September 2, 2019
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Marijan Malcevic


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The 2020 NTT IndyCar Series calendar has been released, featuring seventeen races, the same number as in the last three seasons from 2017 to 2019.

The main change on the schedule is a return to Richmond Raceway for the first time since 2009. The popular short track (0.75-miles) in Richmond, Virginia, returns to IndyCar calendar as a replacement for Pocono Raceway.

It means that premier North American single-seater championship will visit the same number of oval tracks (five), streets circuits (five) and permanent road courses (seven) as in 2019.

The three-quarter-mile Virginia oval will host the 11th race of the season under the lights on Saturday, June 27. Traditionally, for the tenth consecutive year, the season would be opened at the streets of St. Petersburg, Florida. The season will conclude for the second consecutive year at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca.

2020 IndyCar Series calendar

RoundDateRaceTrackCity
1March 15Firestone Grand Prix of St. PetersburgStreets of St. PetersburgSt. Petersburg, Florida
2April 5Honda Indy Grand Prix of AlabamaBarber Motorsports ParkBirmingham, Alabama
3April 19Acura Grand Prix of Long BeachStreets of Long BeachLong Beach, California
4April 26IndyCar ClassicCircuit of the AmericasAustin, Texas
5May 9IndyCar Grand PrixIndianapolis Motor Speedway Road CourseSpeedway, Indiana
6May 24104th running of the Indianapolis 500Indianapolis Motor SpeedwaySpeedway, Indiana
7May 30Chevrolet Detroit Grand PrixThe Raceway on Belle IsleDetroit, Michigan
8May 31Chevrolet Detroit Grand PrixThe Raceway on Belle IsleDetroit, Michigan
9June 6Texas Indy 600Texas Motor SpeedwayFort Worth, Texas
10June 21REV Group Grand Prix of Road AmericaRoad AmericaElkhart Lake, Wisconsin
11June 27TBARichmond RacewayRichmond, Virginia
12July 12Honda Indy TorontoExhibition PlaceToronto, Ontario
13July 18TBAIowa SpeedwayNewton, Iowa
14August 16Honda Indy 200 at Mid-OhioMid-Ohio Sports Car CourseLexington, Ohio
15August 22Bommarito Automotive Group 500World Wide Technology Raceway at GatewayMadison, Illinois
16September 6Grand Prix of PortlandPortland International RacewayPortland, Oregon
17September 20Firestone Grand Prix of MontereyWeatherTech Raceway Laguna SecaMonterey, California

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