The Verizon IndyCar Series came close to hosting a double header weekend with the Monster Energy NASCAR Series at Chicago International Speedway in 2019 but time ran out to conclude a deal.
Reports in the US on Monday say that IndyCar Series officials were in talks with Chicago land Speedway but the idea was shelved.
The report went in to say that a deal could be reached for the future.
Taking to Twitter about the prospect of Chicago, Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal tweeted:
This would have been awesome and nothing but HUGE win for fans of all racing. @indycar on Saturday night and @NASCAR on Sunday would have been epic to say the least. More of this please! https://t.co/Sau9By8EZM
IndyCar will add the Circuit Of the Americas to the schedule for 2019 as well as the Raceway at Laguna Seca.