Schedule Announced For Inaugural Indy Grand Prix Of Louisiana

Organizers of the inaugural 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana announced today the schedule of on-track action. The three-day weekend will feature 11 different races, showcasing the Verizon IndyCar Series, Pro Mazda presented by Cooper Tires, Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda, Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Powered by Mazda, Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama and the Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BF-Goodrich Tires.

Saturday action kicks off with four support series qualifying sessions, Verizon IndyCar Series practice and qualifying; ultimately ending the day with four support series races. The main event takes place on Sunday, starting at 2:30PM CT. To see the full track schedule, visit the official event website: GPofNOLA.com.

“We are very excited and proud of the racing lineup we have development for our inaugural event. We look forward to announcing soon information about our off-track ancillary entertainment that will surely complement our racing schedule and provide a full festival of weekend of entertainment and activities for the entire family," said Tim Ramsberger, Vice President and General Manager, Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.

Race fans will enjoy seeing the big names of the Verizon IndyCar Series, scheduled to include celebrated drivers such as defending series champion, Will Power; Dancing with the Stars winner and 3-time Indianapolis 500 champion, Helio Castroneves and defending Indianapolis 500 winner, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Sebastien Bourdais, James Hinchcliffe, Marco Andretti and Juan Pablo Montoya.

The 2015 Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana will show continuous racing action as drivers take to on the 2.74 mile, 13-Turn circuit each day to prepare for the main event on Sunday, April 12.

Single-day tickets are now on sale for race fans and prices range from $15 (Child) to $80 (Adult). The Friday schedule is filled with multiple practice sessions for each series.

For more information regarding the weekend schedule, please visit: GPofNOLA.com. If you are interested in purchasing single-day tickets, please visit: GPofNOLA.com or call (800) 514-ETIX. Fans can also purchase tickets on-site at the Karting Facility at NOLA Motorsports Park.

NDY GRAND PRIX OF LOUISIANA TRACK SCHEDULE
(All times are Central)
FRIDAY
8:00AM – 6:30PM – Gates Open
8:20 – 8:50AM – USF2000 Practice (1)
8:55 – 9:25AM – Pro Mazda Practice (1)
9:40 – 10:10AM – Prototype Lites Practice (2)
10:25 – 11:05AM – Porsche GT3 Practice (1)
11:20 – 12:00PM – Mazda MX-5 Practice (2)
12:15 – 1:45PM – INDYCAR Practice (1)
2:00 – 2:30PM – USF2000 Practice (2)
2:45 – 3:15PM – Pro Mazda Practice (2)
3:30 – 4:00PM – Mazda MX-5 Qualifying
4:15 – 5:35PM – INDYCAR Practice (2)
5:50 – 6:30PM – Porsche GT3 Practice (2)

SATURDAY
8:00AM – 6:30PM – Gates Open
8:30 – 8:50AM – Prototype Lites Qualifying
9:10 – 9:30AM – Porsche GT3 Qualifying
9:50 – 10:20AM – USF2000 Qualifying
10:40 – 11:10AM – Pro Mazda Qualifying
11:30 – 12:15PM – Mazda MX-5 Race (1)
12:30 – 1:15PM – INDYCAR Practice (3)
1:25 – 1:35PM – Prototype Lites Race (1)
2:25 – 3:10PM – Porsche GT3 Race (1)
3:30 – 4:00PM – USF2000 Race (1)
4:15 – 5:30PM – INDYCAR Qualifying
5:50 – 6:20PM – Pro Mazda Race (1)

SUNDAY
8:00AM – 6:30PM – Gates Open
9:15 – 10:00AM – Prototype Lites Race (2)
10:05 – 10:45AM – USF2000 Race (2)
11:00 – 11:30AM – INDYCAR Warm-Up
11:45 – 12:30PM – Porsche GT3 Race (2)
12:50 – 1:20PM – Pro Mazda Race (2)
2:30 – 4:45PM – INDYCAR Race
5:15 – 6:00PM – Mazda MX-5 Race (2)

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