The Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear returns to the NTT IndyCar Series calendar in 2021 with fans, organizers of the race announced on Tuesday. The Detroit duel will mark a double-header weekend as the NTT IndyCar Series and the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship run alongside each other for the first time this year.

Following CDC and local government guidelines, fans attending the races on Belle Isle will be required to wear face coverings with the only exceptions being when they are eating or drinking. The Belle Isle Grand Prix has limited the number of spectators at the event in line with health and safety measures with attendance capped at 6,000 to 9,000 each day of the event which takes place from June 9-11.

Speaking about the news, Bud Denker, Chairman of the Chevrolet Belle Isle Grand Prix commented saying:

“We look forward to bringing world-class racing back to the Motor City next month. “We are excited to welcome race fans to Belle Isle Park for three days of excitement in a safe and healthy manner. We will showcase the Park, our City and it’s beautiful waterfront to the nation and the world as NBC will provide over six hours of network TV coverage. And, once again, the biggest benefactor will be Belle Isle.”

It will be the first time since 2019 that the race will take place on the streets of Belle Isle following the cancellation of last year’s event. For further info visit – https://detroitgp.com/

Arrow McLaren SP’s Pato O’Ward, the NTT IndyCar Series newest race winner was on hand at the Detroit Grand Prix on Tuesday, and not just as a spectator but he was put to work helping to set the track up for the race weekend which is one month away.

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