STREETS OF BELLE ISLE
June 1 - Sunday, June 2, 2013 on ABC
Family Fun Zone to Add Excitement to Grand Prix
Meijer Family Fun Zone returns for 2013!
-- While the action on the track will be fast
and furious at the Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand
Prix, May 31-June 2, there will be plenty of activities
for fans of all ages to enjoy throughout the weekend off
the track at the Meijer Family Fun Zone.
the Raceway at Belle Isle Park venue over the Chevrolet
Bridge, the Meijer Family Fun Zone will once again feature
music, entertainment, games, interactive displays and
activities for children and adults alike.
area within the Family Fun Zone will feature a Radio Disney
interactive display including slot car racing, face painting
and caricature drawing.
New to the
Fun Zone this year is the Quicken Loans Go-Kart track.
Fans ages 14 and older will get an opportunity to do a
little racing of their own while their favorite drivers
test the new Belle Isle street circuit during the "Fastest
Weekend of the Summer" in the Motor City.
sports teams will be featured in the Meijer Family Fun
Zone, including the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons,
as they will include inflatables and interactive games
in their displays. A Pistons legend will appear in the
Meijer Family Fun Zone on Friday while a Red Wings legend
will be in the zone on Sunday.
will enjoy all the vehicles on display in the Chevrolet
area, located near the entrance to the Family Fun Zone.
Team Chevy will feature a performance transporter, a military
display and an IZOD IndyCar Series and "Turbo"
car transporter. Interviews with Team Chevy drivers will
also be hosted on stage throughout race weekend.
Casino Hotel Entertainment Stage will be rocking through
all three days of the Grand Prix in the Fun Zone. Detroit's
own R&B sensation Dwele will headline the acts on
Friday, May 31 when he performs at 5:30 p.m, while Poison
lead singer Bret Michaels will rock the stage on Saturday,
June 1 at 6:00 p.m. On Sunday, June 2, the modern-rock
band Plain White T's will play a matinee show at 2:00
p.m. before the second of the two Chevrolet Indy Dual
in Detroit races presented by Quicken Loans.
Fan village will also be located within the Meijer Family
Fun Zone and will include unique displays and interactive
games highlighting the stars of the IZOD IndyCar Series.
IndyCar drivers will sign autographs in the Fan Village
display on Sunday, June 2 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. GRAND-AM
Rolex Series drivers will also host an autograph session
in the Fun Zone on Saturday, June 1 from 10:00 am-10:45
a.m., before they take to the track for their race. The
Pirelli World Challenge drivers will sign for fans near
the Optimum Battery Trailer on Sunday, June 2 from 10:00
a.m-11:00 a.m. Located near the Optimum Batter Trailer
is the Cars.com charging station which will allow fans
a chance to charge their electronics and mobile devices
during race weekend.
Tire display area will include four racing simulators
for fans to compete on as well as an actual Formula One
race car on display.
Fans can also
learn more about the new animated movie "Turbo,"
featuring a snail that chases his dream of racing in the
Indianapolis 500 when they visit the Turbo display area.
also be plenty of food and beverages to enjoy in the Meijer
Family Fun Zone including the Andiamo Food Court, Tim
Horton's food truck and Chicken Shack. Adding beauty to
the area will be the Pirelli Girls and the FOX Sports
Family Fun Zone will give fans of all ages an opportunity
to enjoy so many great activities at the Grand Prix,"
said Bud Denker, Chairman of the Chevrolet Detroit Belle
Isle Grand Prix. "We have always said this event
is much more than just great racing, and in Meijer Family
Fun Zone, fans can experience terrific entertainment,
games, food and fun all weekend long."
All fans can
access the Meijer Family Fun Zone which will be open from
10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. each day during the Grand Prix.
For more information
on the Meijer Family Fun Zone and the Grand Prix, visit
ABOUT THE CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX:
Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is a 501(c)3 organization
and a subsidiary of the Downtown Detroit Partnership.
Held May 31-June 2, 2013, the event will include the Chevrolet
Indy Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans featuring
the cars of the IZOD IndyCar Series, the Chevrolet GRAND-AM
200 at Belle Isle presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy
Dealers with the sports cars of the GRAND-AM Rolex Series
and the Cadillac V-Series Challenge presented by the Metro
Detroit Cadillac Dealers featuring the cars of the Pirelli
World Challenge Championship Series. Partners for the
2013 Grand Prix include General Motors, Quicken Loans
and MotorCity Casino Hotel. For more information and to
purchase tickets, visit www.DetroitGP.com
and follow our social media pages at www.facebook.com/detroitgp
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