Series

INDY NXT by Firestone is the developmental series of INDYCAR as it advances drivers and team personnel to compete in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and the Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. INDY NXT by Firestone, formerly known as Indy Lights, focuses on the next generation of open-wheel racers and is the premier proving ground for young talent and innovative technologies.

The 2024 season consists of 14 races in the United States.

Past series champions include INDYCAR SERIES champions Tony Kanaan, Scott Dixon, Josef Newgarden, Paul Tracy and Cristiano da Matta. In 2023, 19 of the 33 starters in the Indianapolis 500 competed in the series now known as INDY NXT by Firestone.

The NTT INDYCAR SERIES, INDY NXT by Firestone, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IMS Productions are owned by Penske Corporation, a global transportation, automotive and motorsports leader.

For more information on INDY NXT by Firestone, please visit www.indynxt.com.

 

Featuring racing at a combination of superspeedways, short ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits, the NTT INDYCAR SERIES offers its international lineup of drivers the most diverse challenges in motorsports. The top point scorer is crowned the series champion and receives a $1 million bonus.

Founded in 1994, INDYCAR serves as the sanctioning body for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES.

These athletes race single-seat, open-cockpit cars that feature a 2.2-liter, twin turbocharged, direct-injected V-6 engine optimized to run at 12,000 RPM with an estimated 500-700 horsepower depending on the turbocharger boost setting. The consumer-relevant engines, which are supplied by Chevrolet and Honda, utilize Speedway E85R fuel.

For more information, visit INDYCAR.com.

2024 INDY NXT by Firestone Schedule

INDYCAR has announced a 14-race schedule for the 2024 INDY NXT by Firestone season, with another oval added to even better prepare drivers for the diverse skills required in NTT INDYCAR SERIES competition.

All 14 races will take place during NTT INDYCAR SERIES event weekends. That will further integrate INDY NXT by Firestone teams and drivers into the INDYCAR paddock.

Every race will be streamed live on Peacock, with live coverage of practice and qualifying available on INDYCAR LIVE. The INDYCAR Radio Network again will provide audio coverage of all INDY NXT by Firestone sessions in 2024 via SiriusXM Channel 160 and the INDYCAR App powered by NTT DATA.

DATETRACKVENUE
March 10 Streets of St. Petersburg1.8-mile street course
April 28 Barber Motorsports Park2.3-mile road course
May 10 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Race 12.439-mile road course
May 11 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course Race 22.439-mile road course
June 2Streets of Detroit 1.645-mile street course
June 9Road America4.014-mile road course
June 22WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Race 1 2.238-mile road course
June 23WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca Race 2 2.238-mile road course
July 7Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2.258-mile road course
July 13Iowa Speedway 0.875-mile tri-oval
August 17World Wide Technology Raceway 1.25-mile oval
August 25Portland International Raceway 1.964-mile road course
August 31Milwaukee Mile 1.015-mile oval
September 15Streets of Nashville 2.17-mile street course

2024 INDYCAR Schedule

INDYCAR has announced a 17-race schedule for the 2024 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season, which will take the world’s most competitive motorsport series into several fan-favorite markets, including a much-anticipated return to the Milwaukee Mile.

The 2024 NTT INDYCAR SERIES season opens Sunday, March 10 on the Streets of St. Petersburg, Florida, for the 20th Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg presented by RP Funding. North America’s premier open-wheel series will crisscross the United States, including a stop for the 108th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge on Sunday, May 26, before all roads lead to Nashville for an unforgettable championship finale Sunday, Sept. 15 down the heart of the city’s entertainment district and honky tonk row, where the 2024 champion will be crowned for the first time.

DATETRACKVENUE
March 10 Streets of St. Petersburg1.8-mile street course
March 24 The Thermal Club$1 Million Challenge
April 21 Streets of Long Beach1.968-mile street course
April 28 Barber Motorsports Park2.3-mile road course
May 11 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course2.439-mile road course
May 26 The 108th Indianapolis 5002.5-mile oval
June 2Streets of Detroit 1.645-mile street course
June 9Road America4.014-mile road course
June 23WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 2.238-mile road course
July 7Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course 2.258-mile road course
July 13Iowa Speedway Race 1 0.875-mile tri-oval
July 14Iowa Speedway Race 2 0.875-mile tri-oval
July 21Streets of Toronto 1.786-mile street course
August 17World Wide Technology Raceway 1.25-mile oval
August 25Portland International Raceway 1.964-mile road course
August 31Milwaukee Mile Race 1 1.015-mile oval
September 1Milwaukee Mile Race 2 1.015-mile oval
September 15Streets of Nashville 2.17-mile street course