Verizon IndyCar Series Teams Set to Test (Update)

UPDATE Eleven drivers from five Verizon IndyCar® Series teams will take part in a one-day test session at Sonoma Raceway this Thursday, Aug. 7. This marks the final IndyCar test scheduled for Sonoma before race weekend.

DRIVERS/TEAMS TESTING:
• Andretti Autosport: Ryan Hunter-Reay & Carlos Munoz
• Chip Ganassi Racing: Ryan Briscoe, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan & Charlie Kimball
• Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: Graham Rahal
• Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing: Josef Newgarden
• Team Penske: Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya & Will Power

RACE FANS FREE:
Race fans are invited to the FREE test session on Thursday, Aug. 7, with testing slated from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. They will be allowed to watch the cars on track, enjoy the open paddock and attend the driver press conferences (space permitting). Tickets for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma will be available for purchase.

08/04/14 Race fans will be treated to a FREE Verizon IndyCar Series test session at Sonoma Raceway on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Eleven Verizon IndyCar Series drivers are currently confirmed for the one-day test, which is being held in advance of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Aug. 22-24. This marks the final IndyCar test session scheduled for Sonoma before race weekend.

The lineup includes many of the series’ top teams and drivers, including:

  • Andretti Autosport: Ryan Hunter-Reay & Carlos Munoz
  • Chip Ganassi Racing: Ryan Briscoe, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan & Charlie Kimball
  • Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: Graham Rahal
  • Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing: Josef Newgarden
  • Team Penske: Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya & Will Power

Testing will span from approximately 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fans who purchase a ticket to the upcoming GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma that day, or have already purchased tickets, will be given a FREE pit tour for an up-close look at the racecars and drivers. The Raceway Café will also be open for lunch.

A press conference will be held during the lunch break and fans will be admitted free, pending space.

For tickets to the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, call 800-870-RACE (7223) or visit racesonoma.com/IndyCar. Tickets can also be purchased on-site at the test session. Great packages are available, including the popular Total Access pass, which gets you a race-day reserved-seat ticket in any section and a Garage/Pit/Pre-race pass for just $99.

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