Historic Trans Am Series Coming to 2020 Grand Prix, Tickets Sales Launch Today for Belle Isle Race Weekend

The 2020 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear today announced the Historic Trans Am Series will join the on-track lineup during the races on Belle Isle, set for May 29-31. In addition, ticket sales opened today for the racing weekend.
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The 2020 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear today announced the Historic Trans Am Series will join the on-track lineup during the races on Belle Isle, set for May 29-31. // Photo courtesy of Detroit Grand Prix

The 2020 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear today announced the Historic Trans Am Series will join the on-track lineup during the races on Belle Isle, set for May 29-31. In addition, ticket sales opened today for the racing weekend.

The Historic Trans Am Series will feature cars from the late 1960s to early 1970s, including Ford Mustangs, Chevrolet Camaros, AMC Javelins, Pontiac Firebirds, Ford Falcons, Plymouth Barracudas, and Dodge Challengers.

In 2020, the series will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic 1970 Trans Am season. The cars that will compete in Detroit are the actual vehicles that raced in the Trans Am Series in the golden era.

Race fans can now purchase tickets for the 2020 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix presented by Lear at DetroitGP.com/tickets or by calling 866-464-PRIX. Single-day seats start as low as $45 and go as high as $375 for a two-day ticket. Friday, May 29, is Comerica Bank Free Prix Day.

In related news, golf enthusiasts will be able to purchase tickets for the 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic between Dec. 9-22 at RocketMortgageClassic.com. The Detroit Golf Club will host the which will be played the same week of the Grand Prix — May 28-31 — which is a month earlier than the inaugural event in late June.

The switch is for one year only and was made to accommodate golfers scheduled to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, which will be held from July 24 to Aug. 9.

Tickets for the Rocket Mortgage Classic range in price from $15 for a single-day practice rounds to two for $1,925 for ULTRA Club access.

Starting on Cyber Monday, Dec. 2, fans who purchased tickets to the 2019 event via the tournament website will have the first opportunity to renew for 2020 and will receive an exclusive email invitation valid through Dec. 8.

“It was important for us to offer this holiday pre-sale so Detroiters, and those across the country, can pick up some of the hottest tickets in Detroit just in time for the holiday season,” says Jason Langwell, executive director of the tournament. “With our tournament dates moving up a month, and our first day open to the public set for Memorial Day, we know the demand for tickets will top the incredible excitement we saw for the tournament’s first year.”

To help kick off the holiday ticket pre-sale, Nate Lashley, champion of the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic, will ride on the tournament’s float in America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and hit foam golf balls into the crowd as the float makes its way through downtown Detroit.

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