IndyCar confirms start times for 2020 17-round calendar
INDYCAR has confirmed the start times for all 17 rounds of the 2020 NTT IndyCar Series, with a few notable changes.
Four events; St. Petersburg, Circuit of The Americas, Iowa and Mid-Ohio will see changes to their green flag times, whilst the start time for the returning Richmond Raceway event has been confirmed for 20:15 ET.
Richmond returns to the calendar for the first time since 2009.
The Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg will have a new start time of 15:30 ET, which is just under two hours later than its 2019 slot of 13:40 ET.
The AutoNation IndyCar Challenge at Circuit of The Americas – which is now the fourth round of the season – moves to 16:10 ET next season, which is a 2.5 hour shift.
The Iowa 300 will be entirely run under floodlights given its later start time of 21:00 ET, whilst Mid-Ohio gets an earlier slot at 12:45 ET.
IndyCar Start Times & Broadcaster
|Date||Venue||Broadcaster||Eastern Time||Local Time|
|March 15||St. Petersburg||NBCSN||15:30||15:30|
|April 05||Barber Motorsports Park||NBCSN||16:15||15:15|
|April 19||Long Beach||NBCSN||16:45||13.45|
|April 26||Circuit of The Americas||NBCSN||16:10||15:10|
|May 09||IMS Road Course||NBC||15:50||15:50|
|May 24||Indianapolis 500, IMS||NBC||12.30||12.30|
|May 30||Detroit Race 1||NBC||15:50||15:50|
|May 31||Detroit Race 2||NBC||15:50||15:50|
|June 06||Texas Motor Speedway||NBCSN||20:45||19:45|
|June 21||Road America||NBC||12.50||11.50|
|June 27||Richmond Raceway||NBCSN||20:15||20:15|
|July 18||Iowa Speedway||NBCSN||21:00||20:00|
|August 16||Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course||NBC||12:45||12.45|
|August 22||Worldwide Technology Raceway at Gateway||NBCSN||20:45||19:45|
|September 6||Portland International Raceway||NBC||15:4||12.40|
|September 20||WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca||NBC||15:25||12.25|