By Merrill Cain
(DETROIT, MI) – Tickets for the 2014 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix go on sale today and the event is offering two great opportunities for fans to get ready to start their summer a little bit early.
Beginning this morning, fans can purchase their tickets for the 2014 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, which will be held May 30-June 1, by visiting online or by calling the ticket hotline at 866-464-PRIX (7749). The first 250 ticket orders will receive a free Grand Prix t-shirt produced by Made In Detroit.
Fans are also invited to come and meet Grand Prix drivers Helio Castroneves and Ed Carpenter of the IndyCar Series as well as Johnny O’Connell and Andy Pilgrim of the Pirelli World Challenge Series at 11:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday at the GM Renaissance Center Wintergarden as they will sign autographs and sell tickets at the Chevrolet/Cadillac Grand Prix-View. The public is welcome to attend and free Coney Dogs and soft drinks will be provided courtesy of the Grand Prix and Chevrolet.
Great ticket packages are available for a fun-filled weekend on Belle Isle next summer highlighted by the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans doubleheader IndyCar Series races and some new and exciting off-track entertainment options.
New for 2014, all tickets will include free round-trip shuttle transportation to and from Belle Isle from two downtown Detroit locations.
Race officials are proud to announce that Free Prix Day, a Grand Prix tradition in Detroit, will return in 2014 as everyone will be admitted to the Raceway at Belle Isle Park venue free of charge on Friday, May 30. Premium single-day and multi-day ticket plans are available for all of the Saturday and Sunday Grand Prix activities. Single-day tickets can be purchased for as little as $35 for a general admission seat and two-day general admission tickets are available for just $65. Children 12 and under are admitted free to GA seating with a ticket-holding adult.
Two-day reserved grandstand ticket pricing starts at just $110 and premium seating options are also available. Fans can buy the Three-day Super Ticket plan which includes premiere seating and paddock passes for all three days of the Grand Prix for $175. Passes for the unique AutoTrader.com Trackside Club – located just a few feet away from the race cars competing on track – are also available, which includes paddock passes, access to the exclusive Club that features food and beverages all weekend long, souvenirs and much more. Passes to the Fifth Third Bank Paddock, the “locker room” of motorsports that includes up-close access to the teams, drivers and race cars, are now also available for purchase.
Tickets to the event not only include a chance to witness world-class racing featuring the IndyCar Series, the new TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and the Pirelli World Challenge Series, they also provide access to all the activities in the Meijer Fan Zone. With extreme sports demonstrations, Monster Truck rides, displays from Detroit’s sports teams family-friendly activities, the Meijer Fan Zone will be the place to be at the Grand Prix. Fans can also watch national and local acts perform throughout the weekend on the MotorCity Casino Hotel entertainment stage (entertainment to be announced soon).