2014 Indycar Calendar

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2014 Indycar Calendar

Postby NewMrMe » Sun 20 Oct, 2013 8:35 pm

1. March 30th St Petersburg (Street)
2. April 13th Long Beach (Street)
3. April 26th Barber (Road)
4. May 10th Indianapolis Road Course
5. May 25th Indianapolis 500
6. May 31st Belle Isle, Detroit (Street)
7. June 1st Belle Isle, Detroit (Street)
8. June 7th Texas (Oval)
9. June 28th Houston (Street)
10. June 29th Houston (Street)
11. July 6th Pocono (Oval)
12. July 12th Iowa Speedway (Oval)
13. July 29th Toronto (Street)
14. July 30th Toronto (Street)
15. August 3rd Mid Ohio (Road)
16. August 17th Milwaukee (Oval)
17. August 24th Sonoma (Road)
18. August 30th Fontana (Oval).

- The series has been compacted to just 5 months. This is so that the season is finished before the NFL season starts. Clashes were damaging TV ratings.
- The calendar has been reduced from 19 to 18 races. The street circuits in Sao Paulo and Baltimore have been dropped whilst a race on the Indianapolis road course has been added.
- The three double header races in Detroit, Toronto and Houston will remain.
- Several races have been increased in length. Texas will increase from 550 to 600 Kilometres. Poconco goes from 400 to 500 miles. Iowa increases to 300 miles from 250.
- The triple crown prize for the 3 superspeedways (ovals with a lap length of at least 2 miles) remains. If a driver wins Indy, Pocono and Fontana they receive a $1M bonus. If a driver wins 2 out of the 3 they will get $250,000.
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Re: 2014 Indycar Calendar

Postby Pepper » Wed 23 Oct, 2013 6:56 pm

Hmmmm only 6 ovals


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