Scott Dixon, Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya, Ryan Hunter-Reay and other IndyCar stars open the 2016 season in Florida for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg on Sunday, March 13, at 12:30pm ET on ABC. Montoya won at St. Petersburg and at the Indianapolis 500 last year, but lost the season championship to Scott Dixon on a tiebreaker.
In other spring races, IndyCar heads to the 1-mile tri-oval at Phoenix International Raceway in Arizona for the primetime Phoenix Grand Prix, marking the track’s first IndyCar race since 2005. NBCSN airs the race April 2 at 8:30pm ET
The April 17 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach (NBCSN, 4:30pm ET) features a 1.968-mile, 12-turn circuit through the streets of Long Beach, Calif.
The Honda Grand Prix of Alabama on NBCSN April 24 at 3:30pm ET has IndyCar stars taking on the 17-turn, 2.38-mile road course at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.
May is spent back home again in Indiana, with the Grand Prix of Indianapolis (May 14, ABC), Indianapolis 500 Qualifying (May 21-22, ABC) and the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 (May 29, ABC) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Here’s the full 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series TV schedule:
March 13: Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg, Streets of St. Petersburg, ABC, 12:30pm ET
April 2: Phoenix Grand Prix, Phoenix International Raceway, NBCSN, 8:30pm ET
April 17: Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Streets of Long Beach, NBCSN, 4pm ET
April 24: Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, Barber Motorsports Park, NBCSN, 3pm ET
May 14: Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ABC, 3:30pm ET
May 21: Indy 500 Qualifying, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ABC, 4pm ET
May 22: Indy 500 Qualifying, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ABC, 1pm ET
May 29: Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, ABC, 11am ET
June 4-5: Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit Races 1 & 2, The Raceway at Belle Isle Park, ABC, 3:30pm ET
June 11: Firestone 600, Texas Motor Speedway, NBCSN, 8pm ET
June 26: Road America Grand Prix, Road America, NBCSN, 12:30pm ET
July 10: Iowa Corn 300, Iowa Speedway, NBCSN, 5pm ET
July 17: Honda Indy Toronto, Streets of Toronto, CNBC, 3pm ET
July 31: Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, CNBC, 2pm ET
Aug. 21: ABC Supply 500, Pocono Raceway, NBCSN, 3pm ET
Sept. 4: Grand Prix of Boston, Streets of Boston, NBCSN, 2pm ET
Sept. 18: GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sonoma Raceway, NBCSN, 6:30pm ET