What's Happening at the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma
Check out the incredible line-up of activities for race fans to enjoy off the track during the Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma!
Driver Autograph Session
Meet many of the stars from the IZOD IndyCar Series at driver autograph sessions on Saturday in the INDYCAR Fan Village at 12:35 p.m.-1:35 p.m., and 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
12:35 p.m. - 1:35 p.m. Autograph Session
Danica Patrick, Marco Andretti, Mike Conway, Ryan Hunter-Reay,
INDYCAR Legends - Mario Andretti , Al Unser Jr., Johnny Rutherford
4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Autograph Session
Will Power, Helio Castroneves, Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti, JR Hildebrand, Graham Rahal, Tony Kannan, Oriol Servia, James Hinchcliffe, Takuma Sato, Ryan Briscoe, Charlie Kimabll, Victor Meria, Ed carpenter, EJ Viso, Sebastien Bourdais, Ana Beatriz, Sebastian Saavedra, Simona de Silvestro, James Jakes, Alex Tagliani, Giorgio Pantano
Military Appreciation Day
Infineon Raceway will celebrate Military Appreciation Day on Sunday with a variety of tributes to the Armed Forces and a full slate of pre-race festivities highlighted by a six-jet air show by the Patriots Jet Demonstration team at 12:30 p.m., singing of the National Anthem by a member of the Band of the Golden West, presentation of the American flag by the U.S. Coast Guard, an Army cannon salute and military fly-bys.
INDYCAR Charity Auction
This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a lap around the world-famous road course during pre-race ceremonies with an IZOD IndyCar Series driver like Helio Castroneves or Danica Patrick. The charity auction will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Wine Country Winner’s Circle and all proceeds benefit the Sonoma chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities.
Around the Paddock
INDYCAR Fan Village
Visit the INDYCAR Fan Village located in the main paddock to test your skills on racing simulators, win cool race items on the Honda prize wheel, and check out the new concept cars for the 2012 race season.
The INDYCAR Fan Village is also the place to redeem your race ticket for a complimentary ticket to the IZOD IndyCar Series finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Oct. 16. This special offer from INDYCAR is a great chance to wrap up the racing season in Vegas!
TRAXXAS Try-Me Track
Check out the latest in TRAXXAS R/C cars at the TRAXXAS Try-Me Track in the main paddock area. Fans can race the newest R/C models for free on an all-asphalt track in the TRAXXAS display.
Ticket Pit Stop
Be sure and stop by the Ticket Pit Stop, located behind the Main Grandstand in the paddock to get answers to all of your questions, plus news about upcoming events. It’s also the site of the Speedway Children’s Charities booth.
Motor Sports Midway
Infineon Raceway will again host a bustling Motor Sports Midway, featuring after-market products, food, beverage and entertainment options, including the Eurobungy Trampoline.Sonoma Salutes Our Troops
Be sure to stop by the Sonoma Salutes Our Troops booth located in the paddock to write a note or make a donation to help send supplies to our troops stationed overseas.
Little Racers Club Booth
Stop by the Infineon Raceway Little Racers Club booth in the main paddock to sign up your “Little Racer” for the speediest club in town!
Get a Signed Poster from One of the Infineon Raceway Girls
Visit the Infineon Raceway Girls booth in the main paddock to get your photo taken, and pick up a signed poster! A $3 donation to Speedway Children’s Charities is suggested.
Spiff Team Rewards Fans During Indy® Grand Prix of Sonoma
The Infineon Raceway Spiff Team is out in full force at each of the raceway’s major events giving out free T-shirts, race tickets and food-and-beverage vouchers to race fans at random. So, be on the lookout as you walk around the facility this weekend for Spiff Team members providing a small token of our appreciation for the best motor-sports fans in the country.
$25 in Free Play at Thunder Valley Casino Resort
Be sure to check the back of your event ticket for $25 in free play at Thunder Valley Casino Resort. Located just 30 minutes north of Sacramento, Thunder Valley Casino Resort is Northern California’s ultimate gaming experience and you’ve got a $25 head start on all the action!