May 31, 2013
ABC will televise both IZOD IndyCar Series races at Belle Isle -- the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans -- at 3:30 p.m. (ET) June 1 and 2.
Chief announcer Marty Reid will be joined in the broadcast booth by Scott Goodyear and Eddie Cheever Jr. The network also has coverage of the Firestone 550 on June 8 at Texas Motor Speedway -- its first prime time IZOD IndyCar Series race broadcast.
ABC (3:30 p.m. ET June 1 and 2)
... Chief announcer: Marty Reid
Radio broadcast: IMS Radio Network affiliates, Sirius and XM 211, American Forces Network, INDYCAR 13 app, indycar.com
... Chief announcer: Mike King
Timing & Scoring: INDYCAR 13 app, Race Control on indycar.com
Twitter: @IndyCar (#indycar), @detroitgp (#DetroitGP)
Track layout: 2.346-mile, 13-turn street circuit ... Race 1 and 2 length: 70/164.22 miles
Verizon P1 Award winner: Dario Franchitti, No. 10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car
Championship points: Full points for both races, including bonus points for earn the pole (one for Race 1) and quickest qualifying lap (one for Race 2)
2012 pole sitter: Scott Dixon, No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing, on the 2.07-mile course
2012 winner: Scott Dixon
Start: Rolling ... Restarts: Double file
Losing positions: The entries for Franchitti, Charlie Kimball, Josef Newgarden and Graham Rahal will incur 10-grid spot penalties for the first race at Belle Isle because of unapproved engine changes at Indianapolis.
Race 2 qualifications (9:15 a.m. June 1):
All cars will participate in one of two groups for 12 minutes each, with five minutes of guaranteed green-flag time. Group 1 will consist of even-numbered positions on the practice time sheet, while odd-numbered positions will comprise Group 2.
• The pole position will be award to the best overall lap time in the qualifying sessions.
• The remainder of the cars in the pole sitter’s group will occupy the odd-numbered starting grid positions, starting with third.
• Cars in the other group will occupy the even-numbered starting grid positions, starting with second.
• One point will be awarded to the driver and entrant with the quickest time in Group 1 and Group 2.