The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix and Comerica Bank announced Wednesday, February 26, the return of the Free Prix Day during a meet and greet with driver Katherine Legge at Detroit International Academy.
Legge, who will compete at this summer’s Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, spoke to a group of nearly 100 students at Detroit International Academy (DIA) for Young Women – the only public, all-girls K-12 program in Michigan. In addition to speaking with the students about her personal experience in racing and the opportunities for women in motor sports, Legge also invited the young women to tour the DeltaWing garage when they visit Belle Isle Grand Prix to experience the Comerica Bank Free Prix Day.
Comerica Bank Free Prix Day activities will be featured at the Grand Prix on Friday, May 30. Thanks to Comerica Bank, students and fans will be able to enjoy the first day of on-track activities at this year’s Grand Prix free of charge, keeping alive a long-standing staple of Grand Prix events in the Motor City. Grand Prix goers will be able to visit the paddock and garage areas at the event in addition to enjoying free admission to watch the day’s on-track activities, which include IndyCar Series practice, the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship practice and qualifying, Pirelli World Challenge Series practice and qualifying, and the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Truck Series qualifying and first race of the weekend.
Live entertainment will also be featured on the MotorCity Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage throughout the day, and there will be plenty of activities and displays to enjoy in the Meijer Fan Zone.
ABOUT COMERICA BANK:
Comerica Bank, with 214 banking centers in Michigan, is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated. Founded in Detroit in 1849, Comerica continues to invest in Michigan through its charitable contributions and employee volunteerism, which last year totaled approximately $4 million. Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) is a financial services company strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. To find us on Facebook, please visit www.facebook.com/ComericaCares. Follow us on Twitter at @ComericaCares.
ABOUT THE CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX:
The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is a 501(c)3 organization and a subsidiary of the Downtown Detroit Partnership. Scheduled for May 30-June 1, 2014, the event will include the Chevrolet Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans featuring cars of the IndyCar Series, the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers with the sports cars of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, the Cadillac V-Series Challenge presented by the Metro Detroit Cadillac Dealers featuring the cars of the Pirelli World Challenge Series and the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks Series. Partners for the 2014 Grand Prix include General Motors, Quicken Loans and MotorCity Casino Hotel. For more information, visit www.DetroitGP.com and follow our social media pages at www.facebook.com/detroitgp and www.twitter.com/detroitgp.