September 14th to the 16th will bring open wheel racing to Sonoma Raceway for the last time with the Verizon Indycar series. This will be the 14th consecutive year that the series has raced in Sonoma Valley. The final race of the 2018 season will crown the series champion with 4 drivers still mathmatically in the title hunt and with double points for this race anything is possible. Scott Dixon #9 leads by 29 points over #27 Alexander Rossi of Nevada City. Penske Racing teammates #12 Will Power and #1 Josef Newgarden are tied with a deficit of 87 points. 100 points are what the winner of the race will receive with 80 for second place, 70 for third etc.
The Grand Prix of Sonoma weekend will also include a Historic Trans Am race, Porsche GT3 Cup race and a Formula Car Challenge race. For more details go to racesonoma.com
Photos by Cliff Mills