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IndyCar weekend schedule for Road America Grand Prix doubleheader

James Hinchcliffe and Townsend Bell unpack all of the IndyCar action from Indianapolis Motor Speedway and preview the series doubleheader at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin.

Road America will play host to the REV Group Grand Prix doubleheader featuring a busy IndyCar weekend schedule at the Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, road course.

Saturday’s race will take place at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and Sunday’s race will begin at noon ET on NBC. Both also will be streamed on the NBC Sports app and

After winning the June 6 season opener at Texas Motor Speedway and last Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course, Scott Dixon is trying to become the first driver to open a season with three victories since Sebastien Bourdais (who won the opening four Champ Car races in 2006).

Alexander Rossi, who is off to a tough start in 2020, is the defending winner at Road America.

These will be the third and fourth races of the season for the NTT IndyCar Series, which is in a stretch of five races in 15 days (with a Friday-Saturday weekend doubleheader July 17-18 at Iowa Speedway). In addition to IndyCar, the Indy Pro 2000 and USF2000 support series begin their seasons this weekend.

Here’s the IndyCar weekend schedule at Road America:

(All times are Eastern)

IndyCar weekend schedule: Thursday, July 9

9-9:45 a.m.: USF2000 test

10-10:45 a.m.: Indy Pro 2000 test

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: USF2000 test

12:45-1:30 p.m.: Indy Pro 2000 test

2:30-3:15 p.m.: USF2000 test

3:30-4:15 p.m.: Indy Pro 2000 test

5:15-5:45 p.m.: USF2000 practice

6-6:30 p.m.: Indy Pro 2000 practice

IndyCar weekend schedule: Friday, July 10

9-9:35 a.m.: USF2000 qualifying

9:50-10:25 a.m.: Indy Pro 2000 qualifying

12:15-1 p.m.: USF2000 race #1

1:15-2:05 p.m.: Indy Pro 2000 race #1

3:30-4:15 p.m.: USF2000 race #2

4:30-5:20 p.m.: Indy Pro 2000 race #2

IndyCar weekend schedule: Saturday, July 11

7 a.m.: IndyCar garage opens

7:30 a.m.: IndyCar Tech opens

10 a.m.: Driver, team manager meeting (conference call)

11 a.m.: IndyCar practice (NBC Sports Gold)

2:15 p.m.: IndyCar qualifying (NBCSN, NBC Sports Gold)

4:30 p.m.: Cars to grid

5 p.m.: IndyCar race #1 (NBCSN)

5:08 p.m.: Command to start engines

5:15 p.m.: Green flag (55 laps/220.77 miles)

10 p.m.: Garage closes

IndyCar weekend schedule: Sunday, July 12

7:30 a.m.: IndyCar garage opens

8 a.m.: IndyCar Tech

10 a.m.: IndyCar qualifying (NBC Sports Gold)

Noon: IndyCar race #2 (NBC)

12:35 p.m.: Command to start engines

12:42 p.m.: Green flag (55 laps/220.77 miles)