What: Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix / Race 7 of the 2023 NTT IndyCar Series
Where: Streets of downtown Detroit, Mich.
When: Sunday, June 4, 3:00pm ET
The contrast couldn’t be greater. After the 220mph-plus, momentum-is-everything challenge of Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NTT IndyCar Series is back to stamping on the brakes, arm-wrestling the steering wheel, and mashing the throttle for a full-on street fight at the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix.
But after 16 years on Belle Isle’s parkland roads, it’s all change and all new as the brawl heads west a couple miles to downtown Motown and a 1.645-mile, nine-turn track that wraps around the Detroit skyline-defining GM Renaissance Center and skirts the Detroit River. It’s a return to some of the same city streets that hosted Formula 1 from 1982 to ’88 and CART from ’89 to ’91, with some familiar challenges and a few new twists. And for the teams and drivers of the IndyCar Series, no matter how ma