Trans-Am Reveals Revised Calendar

12-Race Schedule
The Trans-Am Series has announced a revised schedule for the 2020 season.

MIAMI – Following the interruption to its original schedule, the new Trans-Am Series presented by Pirelli amended calendar will accommodate all the event dates that were postponed by the COVID-19 crisis, extending the season to December.

Due to the cancelation of the Detroit Grand Prix, the Trans-Am Series is slated to return to action at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Sportscar Vintage Racing Ass’n Brickyard Vintage Racing Invitational June 19-21, the initial date set for this track.

The national Trans-Am Series will continue to run on its original operating calendar until October. The SpeedTour Lime Rock Festival, originally scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, will now run on a condensed two-day schedule from Oct. 16-17.

The series then travels to Circuit of The Americas Nov. 6-8. The date was originally intended to serve as the championship finale, but the drivers will now have the chance to compete in two rescheduled races before the season comes to a close.

Originally slated for March, the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta SpeedTour is now the penultimate championship event rescheduled for Nov. 19-22. Trans-Am will break for the Thanksgiving holiday before traveling to the West Coast for its new finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca for the Trans-Am SpeedFest Dec. 4-6.

In a proactive effort to protect the public, Trans-Am has removed all autograph and fan walks from its remaining schedule.

“Our top priority is to keep everyone safe and do the right thing by our fans, teams, and sponsors,” said Tony Parella, President and CEO of SVRA and majority owner of the Trans-Am Series presented by Pirelli. “By condensing event weekends into the fourth quarter, we expect to present a robust schedule of SpeedTour racing.”

The Trans-Am Series presented by Pirelli West Coast Championship saw the most shake up in its six-race schedule with only two of its pre-coronavirus calendar staying the same. The Trans-Am West Coast Championship’s season will now kick off July 24-26 at Portland Int’l Raceway with SVRA and will stage its final event alongside the national championship at Laguna Seca.

“We are adjusting to the new normal,” said Trans-Am Racing Company President John Clagett. “We are ready to return to racing, but responsibly with the health of our drivers, teams, staff and fans in mind.”

Revised Trans-Am Championship Schedule

June 19-21 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Indianapolis, Ind.
June 26-28 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course – Lexington, Ohio
July 10-12 – Brainerd Int’l Raceway – Brainerd, Minn.
Aug. 6-8 – Road America – Elkhart Lake, Wis.
Sept. 11-13 – Watkins Glen Int’l – Watkins Glen, N.Y.
Sept. 25-27 – Virginia Int’l Raceway – Alton, Va.
Oct. 16-17 – Lime Rock Park – Lime Rock, Conn.
Nov. 6-8 – Circuit of the Americas – Austin, Texas
Nov. 19-22 – Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta – Braselton, Ga.
Dec. 4-6 – WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Monterey, Calif.

Revised Trans-Am West Coast Championship Schedule

July 24-26 – Portland Int’l Raceway – Portland, Ore.
Aug. 1-2 – Thunderhill Raceway Park – Willows, Calif.
Aug. 21-23 – Sonoma Raceway – Sonoma, Calif.
Oct. 9-11 – Sonoma, Calif. – Sonoma, Calif.
Nov. 6-8 – Circuit of the Americas – Austin, Texas
Dec. 4-6 – WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca – Monterey, Calif.