The NTT IndyCar Series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are considering postponing the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis due to the ongoing global COVID 19 pandemic.

Reports in the US on Monday night suggest that Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NTT IndyCar Series and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series are in talks to host a double header event at the Speedway over the fourth of July weekend.

Paddock Eye understands that the there is a possibility for the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis to run on Saturday July 4 while on Sunday July 5 the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series would host the Brickyard 400.

Neither the NTT IndyCar Series nor the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series have commented on the reports.

Where as the report only mentions the GMR Grand Prix of Indianapolis there has been nothing said about the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on May 24.

Paddock Eye understands that the NTT IndyCar Series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are coming under increasing pressure to postpone the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge which as of today is just two months away.

Formula One have cancelled the Monaco Grand Prix while the 24 Hours of LeMans has been postponed until September.

The IOC (International Olympic Committee) are set to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games which are set to on July 24th.

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