Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe who was at the Canadian International Auto Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Friday told Paddock Eye that other then the obvious one the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway he is looking forward to racing at Road America.
The circuit which was part of the IndyCar schedule from 1982-2007 will return to the calendar in 2016 taking place on June 26.
The circuit at Road America consists of 14 turns and is 4.048 miles long. Speaking at the time of the announcement of Road America as an addition to the Verizon IndyCar Series for 2016 back in August of 2015, CEO of IndyCar parent company Hulman and Co. Mark Miles commented by saying:
We know how revered Road America is by our drivers, teams and fans and we’re confident it will be a great event on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series calendar,
We know how revered Road America is by our drivers, teams and fans and we’re confident it will be a great event on the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series calendar, We’re thankful to (Road America president and general manager) George Bruggenthies and his staff for their collaboration in bringing INDYCAR back to one of the most iconic road courses in North America. This event, along with a new street race in Boston, are integral additions for 2016 as our efforts to finalize the entire schedule continue to progress.