Race fans and media members are invited to watch a live press conference from the raceway in Sonoma via UStream, as the raceway hosts a one-day test session on Friday, Aug. 17.

Twenty IZOD IndyCar® Series drivers will test the newly modified road course and all-new 2012 race car at a one-day test session at the raceway in Sonoma on this Friday, in advance of the GoPro Indy® Grand Prix of Sonoma, Aug. 24-26. 

Select drivers will be brought in for a press conference for media members at noon on Friday, Aug. 17.  Drivers are expected to include Team Penske’s Will Power, Helio Castroneves and Ryan Briscoe, as well as Andretti Autosport drivers Marco Andretti, Ryan Hunter-Reay and James Hinchcliffe, among others.

Viewers can connect to the live press conference via its UStream channel at www.ustream.tv/channel/racesonoma.  Simply click on the link and click “Check-in & Chat” to join the live feed beginning at noon (PST).