Jul 20, 2014
Honda Indy Toronto Races 1 and 2
TV: CNBC telecasts Race 1 at 10:30 a.m. (ET) and NBCSN telecasts Race 2 at 3 p.m. (ET). Bob Varsha is the chief announcer with analysts Paul Tracy and Townsend Bell. The taped Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires race will air at 6 p.m. (ET).
Sportsnet coverage: Race 1 will be telecast on Sportsnet 360 and Race 2 will be telecast on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific. Rob Faulds is the chief announcer and Bill Adam the analyst.
Radio/web: The races are broadcast on IMS Radio Network affiliates, XM 209 and Sirius 213, IndyCar.com and the INDYCAR 14 app. Paul Page is the chief announcer. Timing & Scoring complements the broadcasts on IndyCar.com and the INDYCAR 14 app.
Twitter: @hondaindy, @IndyCar, #2inTO
For spectators: Race 1-only tickets will be honored July 20. Spectators can exchange tickets at a kiosk at entrances, where tickets also will be sold. A driver autograph session will be held from 1:30-2 p.m. in the Verizon IndyCar Series paddock.
Race laps: 65 laps (or 80 minutes, whichever comes first) in clockwise direction on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn street circuit as measured by INDCYAR Timing & Scoring.
Start: Two-wide rolling start for Race 1 and standing start for Race 2 … single-file restarts.
Qualifications: Sebastien Bourdais, driving the No. 11 Hydroxycut KVSH Racing car, earned the Verizon P1 Award for Race 1. It was his first pole since September 2007 at Assen, Netherlands. The Race 2 starting lineup is set by entrant points following Race 1.
Tires: Firestone street course primary tires are being used at all 2014 street course events; no change to the tread compound from 2013. The alternate tire also has the same tread compound used in 2013 and is being used at all street course events. Rain tires were last used at Houston.
Fuel: 69.5 U.S. gallons of E85 total ... Verizon IndyCar Series cars carry 18.5 U.S. gallons.
Engines: 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V6s supplied by Chevrolet and Honda ... ... 150 kPa turbo boost for road/street course races; 160 kPa for push to pass (10 pushes for 15-second activation).
2013: Scott Dixon, driving the No. 9 Target Chip Ganassi Racing car, swept the 85-lap races. Starting fifth in the opening race, Dixon led Sebastien Bourdais across the finish line by 1.7 seconds. In the second race, Dixon started from the pole and led 81 laps. Helio Castroneves was the runner-up and Bourdais finished third.