NTT INDYCAR SERIES RETURNS TO RICHMOND
Richmond Raceway (Richmond) and INDYCAR officially announced a multi-year deal for the NTT IndyCar Series to return to America’s Premier Short Track at a press conference. The announcement was made near the historic Start/Finish Line at Richmond. For the first time in 11 years, the NTT IndyCar Series will race at Richmond “under the lights” on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Richmond will host a festival headlined by the NTT IndyCar Series, welcoming fans to engage in a speed-themed weekend event on June 26-27, 2020.
Richmond President Dennis Bickmeier was joined at the press conference by Scott Dixon, driver of the No. 9 for Chip Ganassi Racing and five-time NTT IndyCar Series champion (2003, 2008, 2013, 2015, 2018), Tony Kanaan, driver of the No. 14 for A.J. Foyt Enterprises and 2004 NTT IndyCar Series champion, Mark Miles, INDYCAR CEO, Jay Frye, INDYCAR President, John Vithoulkas, Henrico County Manager, and Katherine O’Donnell, Executive Vice President of Richmond Region Tourism.
Following the press conference, Richmond and INDYCAR held a media conference call with Bickmeier, Dixon, Kanaan, Miles, and Frye to discuss the return of INDYCAR to America’s Premier Short Track as part of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series season.