>


Advertisement
Rumors
Rumor Rating Description
A rumor rated as 'speculation' is one that has no supporting information
A rumor rated as 'strong' is one where we received information from more than one source.
A rumor rated as 'fact' is one that has proven to be true
A rumor rated as 'false' is one that has proven to be false based on new information
These rumors are just that, RUMORS, and are not to be taken as 'fact' unless so noted.  Please visit our Hot News page for news.  If you have a rumor, or can supply more information about one listed here, e-mail us with as much supporting information as possible and we may post it. User Agreement and Disclaimer. Newer rumors supersede older ones of the same topic.  Go to our forums to discuss any rumor.
for your iPhone
for your iPad

2018 NASCAR Silly Season Page | 2018 F1 Silly Season Page | 2018 IndyCar Silly Season Page

Go to our forums to discuss this news
DATE News (chronologically)
07/11/18
irl
IndyCar to tie its Detroit races in with Detroit Auto Show
Will IndyCar adjust it's schedule so the Detroit Races can piggyback on the Detroit Auto Show - they can both help each other.....or will they be asleep at the wheel again?
Will IndyCar adjust it's schedule so the Detroit Races can kickoff or end the Detroit Auto Show - they can both help each other with fantastic co-events.....or will they be asleep at the wheel again and miss a golden opportunity?

The Detroit Auto Dealers Association, which organizes the North American International Auto Show in downtown Detroit, is preparing to shift the annual show to June, The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News reported Monday.

After months of deliberations, show organizers are finalizing a plan to move the annual show from its longtime January date to June in 2020, with an announcement expected July 24, the News said, citing industry sources close to the situation.

The June date would be "the cornerstone of an outdoor automotive celebration around Cobo Center and other downtown landmarks," the News said.

Downtown Detroit has seen a revival in recent years, with new stores, hotels, galleries, and restaurants and sports venues.

The Free Press reported show organizers are eager to offer outdoor events that include vehicle test drives and demos of technologies on the rooftop parking lot of Cobo Center, where the show has been staged for years, as well as nearby public streets.

A major goal of the new date "is to provide a vibrant new stage to demonstrate new vehicles and technologies like self-driving cars," the Free Press said.

A promotional video from organizers shows vehicles being driven around a track on the roof of Cobo Center and an off-road course for SUVs in front of the city's convention center.

Rumors Archives
2000 2001 2002 2003
2004200520062007
2008200920102011
2012201320142015
2016201720182019
AutoRacing1 Inc. BBB Business Review

Search Rumors
Search Help

Banner 10000012