INDYCAR PRESS RELEASE
INDYCAR announced a five-year deal for the Verizon IndyCar Series to race in the South Boston Waterfront area, beginning on Labor Day weekend 2016. The Grand Prix of Boston from Sept. 2-4, 2016, will feature an 11-turn, 2.25-mile temporary street course that surrounds the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The event marks the first time INDYCAR has raced in the Boston area, a key northeast market for the series.
“The level of enthusiasm we have received from the Boston community has been phenomenal and we look forward to showcasing the Verizon IndyCar Series on Labor Day weekend in 2016,” said Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, the parent of INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “There has been a tremendous amount of work from community leaders and Grand Prix of Boston officials, and those efforts led to this key addition to our 2016 calendar.”