Sonoma Raceway Undamaged by Quake;

Racing Will Continue Today

 

SONOMA, Calif. (Aug. 24, 2014) - Racing will continue as planned today at Sonoma Raceway for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar® Series event.

 

The raceway and its facilities experienced no damage from this morning's 6.0-magnitude earthquake, which was centered in nearby American Canyon. All major systems, including the 12-turn road course, have been inspected by officials. Emergency responders will be on-site at the facility, as planned. No fans or campers were injured during the quake.

 

The 85-lap Verizon IndyCar Series event is slated to take the green flag at 1:40 p.m. Race fans are advised to check current reports and road conditions for the best routes to and from the raceway.