The Verizon IndyCar Series will be well represented at the 2017 Race Of Champions in Miami this weekend.
Tony Kanaan, James Hinchcliffe, Juan Pablo Montoya, Ryan Hunter Reay, Alexander Rossi, Helio Castroneves and Gabby Chaves are all in action for team IndyCar this weekend. The Verizon IndyCar Series drivers join four time Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel, former F1 driver David Coulthard and Jenson Button among others at Marlins Park.
Marlins vice president of competition and operations, Claude Delorme commented by saying:
When they first approached us and said, ‘We want to convert the field to a race track,’ I definitely looked at them and said, ‘Are you serious?’ The more we started looking at it, we became very intrigued, The fact that they’ve been doing this for over 25 years overseas and we have the opportunity to be the first venue in the U.S., I said ‘Let’s do it.
(Video courtesy of Race Of Champions via Youtube.com)