Race fans are invited to enjoy a taste of Verizon IndyCar® Series action at a free test session at Sonoma Raceway on Thursday, Sept. 8.
Twenty-one drivers from eight Verizon IndyCar Series teams will take part in a one-day test session at Sonoma Raceway on Thursday, Sept. 8. This marks the teams' final chance to prepare for the series season finale at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sept. 16-18. The list of Verizon IndyCar Series drivers testing on Sept. 8 includes all eight drivers mathematically eligible for the title. Three Indy Lights drivers will share the test day in Verizon IndyCar Series cars.
The lineup includes many of the series' top teams and drivers, with Indy Lights drivers in parentheses:
AJ Foyt Racing: Jack Hawksworth, Takuma Sato
Andretti Autosport: Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Carlos Munoz, Alexander Rossi
Chip Ganassi Racing Teams: Max Chilton, Scott Dixon, Tony Kanaan, Charlie Kimball
Dale Coyne Racing: Conor Daly, Driver TBD
Ed Carpenter Racing: Spencer Pigot (Rookie Test), Josef Newgarden, (Zach Veach)
Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing: Graham Rahal
Schmidt Peterson Motorsports: Mikhail Aleshin, (Andre Negrao), James Hinchcliffe, (Santiago Urrutia)
Team Penske: Helio Castroneves, Juan Pablo Montoya, Simon Pagenaud, Will Power
Testing will span from approximately 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fans who purchase a ticket to the upcoming GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma that day, or have already purchased tickets, will be given a FREE pit tour for an up-close look at the racecars and drivers. The Raceway Café will also be open for lunch. A press conference will be held during the lunch break and fans are invited to attend, pending space.
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