IndyCar releases 2014 schedule

Updated: October 17, 2013, 4:35 PM ET
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- IndyCar will compress its 2014 season into five months and end at Fontana on Labor Day weekend.

The schedule does not include Brazil and Baltimore and adds the inaugural road course race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

IndyCar will run 18 races, including three doubleheaders. Detroit, Houston and Toronto will again host the doubleheaders, with Houston moving its races from October to June.

The season will open March 30 in St. Petersburg and end Aug. 30 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

The condensed schedule eliminates the long gaps that plagued IndyCar this season, including the monthlong break it had between Baltimore on Labor Day weekend and the Houston races two weeks ago.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.