SONOMA, Calif. (Feb. 8, 2017) -  Ed Carpenter Racing teammates JR Hildebrand and Spencer Pigot will take part in a one-day  test session at Sonoma Raceway on Tuesday, Feb. 14.

This marks the first test of the year for Ed Carpenter Racing at Sonoma Raceway, which will host the 2017 series championship for the third consecutive year at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sept. 15-17. Bay Area native Hildebrand returns to full-time competition with Ed Carpenter Racing in 2017.

Race fans are invited to the FREE test session, with testing slated from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. They will be allowed to watch the cars on track and enjoy the open paddock. The Raceway Café will also be open for lunch. Tickets for the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma will be available for purchase.

The test is being held in advance of the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series season, which kicks off on the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla. on March 12 and will conclude at the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, Sept. 15-17.

For tickets to the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, call 800-870-RACE (7223) or visit Tickets can also be purchased by visiting the ticket office during the test