Eighteen races over 15 event weekends highlight the 2014 IndyCar Series schedule announced Thursday.
Officials said the highlights consist of the new Indianapolis road course race and three doubleheaders.
"The 2014 schedule reflects a more condensed North American calendar to increase the consistency with our race weekends," said Mark Miles, CEO, Hulman & Co., the parent of IndyCar. "We'll be building momentum throughout the season toward crowning our champion on Labor Day weekend."
Miles said the street course race in Sau Paulo, Brazil may return in 2014, but is not part of the schedule now.
"We're excited about the new month of May at IMS and our first Grand Prix of Indianapolis," Miles said. "Many people want to see more of our racing, and we're putting some of it on our most iconic stage and building toward the 500. We want to use the strength of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the 500 to leverage value for the IndyCar Series and vice versa."
See the entire schedule below:
March 30 -- Streets of St. Petersburg (Fla.)
April 13 -- Streets of Long Beach (Calif.)
April 26 -- Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala.
May 10 -- Grand Prix of Indianapolis
May 25 -- Indianapolis Motor Speedway
May 31 -- Raceway at Belle Isle Park, Detroit
June 1 -- Raceway at Belle Isle Park, Detroit
June 7 -- Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas
June 28 -- Reliant Park, Houston
June 29 -- Reliant Park, Houston
July 6 -- Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, Pa.
July 12 -- Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa
July 19 -- Streets of Toronto
July 20 -- Streets of Toronto
Aug. 3 -- Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio
Aug. 17 -- The Milwaukee Mile
Aug. 24 -- Sonoma Raceway (Calif.)
Aug. 30 -- Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, Calif.