Windsor and the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix Renew Partnership
For the seventh year, the Grand Prix and the City of Windsor will team up in 2016 and provide an efficient and safe way for Canadian fans to visit Belle Isle Park through Transit Windsor and experience the excitement of the 2016 Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix, June 3-5.
This year’s enhanced partnership in 2016 will give fans the opportunity to purchase Grand Prix tickets online, including round-trip transportation to Belle Isle through the City of Windsor.
This year fans have the option to purchase general admission tickets or a reserved grandstand seat in Grandstand 1 overlooking pit lane and the start/finish line area at the Grand Prix.
Event attendees will also have the opportunity to enjoy the numerous activities in the Meijer Fan Zone, including local and national acts on the MotorCity Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage, food and drinks in the Coors Light Beer Garden and Food Court, artists creating crafts in the Trendy Crafts Craft Show, extreme sports demonstrations and more.
“We are proud to continue our long-standing partnership with the City of Windsor that allows our great Canadian fans a fast, efficient way to the experience all the fun and excitement of the Grand Prix,” said Bud Denker, Chairman of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. “This is truly an international event that celebrates and showcases the beautiful Windsor and Detroit waterfront and we are excited to once again help our Canadian fans Start Their Summer at the Grand Prix.”
“The City of Windsor is proud to support the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix again this year. By going online or visiting the Transit Windsor Terminal in person Canadian race fans are able purchase tickets at a significant savings, and then thanks to our friends at Transit Windsor, enjoy Belle Isle-bound transportation to world class auto racing this June 4 and 5.” – Mayor Drew Dilkens
As part of the partnership, the City of Windsor will continue as the sponsor of the City of Windsor International Media Center, located at the historic Belle Isle Casino on race weekend.
With over 700 media members expected to attend the event in 2016, the media center will be the working home for the press covering the Grand Prix throughout the weekend. Staffed by members of both the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau and Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, media members will have access to the facilities and services throughout the weekend as they are exposed to the unique “two-nation destination” of the Detroit/Windsor area.
New in 2016, the City of Windsor will also be the sponsor of Grandstand 2 at the Grand Prix, located between Turns 1 and 2 with a view of the start/finish line.
For more information on the Grand Prix and travel packages, fans can buy tickets online or purchase in-person at the Windsor International Transit Terminal. Cash, debit cards, Visa and MasterCard are all accepted to purchase the Canadian Grandstand package. Canadian fans who already have their Grand Prix tickets can also purchase the round-trip transportation from the Windsor International Transit Terminal for just $12 CAD per person.
Single-day tickets will start at $55 CAD (HST included) for a general admission ticket or $95 CAD (HST included) for a reserved grandstand ticket.
You can also visit the IPM website and win tickets! In Play! magazine will be giving away tons of tickets for the GP so make sure you visit often.
Feature photo by Tim Jarrold – In Play! magazine