Watch the announcement of details for the May 2014 road course race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at 4:30 p.m. (ET) Oct. 1 on www.indycar.com  and the INDYCAR 13 app.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, LLC board of directors approved the race at its regular meeting Sept. 26.

The race will be contested on the opening weekend of Month of May activities at IMS leading into the 98th Indianapolis 500 on May 25. It will be the first time the series has competed on the Speedway road course, which will undergo reconfiguration this fall and next spring to create more passing zones and fan-friendly vantage points.