Officials from the Edmonton Grand Prix are expected to sign a long-term deal on Friday to become a fixture on the IndyCar schedule.
"We'll get it signed," Terry Angstadt, president of the commercial division of the IRL, tells Sun Media. "The intention is to be there long-term."
The deal is expected to be for five years, which would be in line with an agreement signed Thursday with officials from the Long Beach Grand Prix.
While I am always weary of adding too many road and street course because I believe road and street courses to be the same thing and therefore rule the 6/6/6 "concept" stupid because it would actually be 12/6.
However, I am excited about adding any circuit such as Edmonton (or Cleveland hopefully) that is wide and big and encourages a ton of action. Here's hoping New Hampshire and maybe WDW are actually added to give us balance and a great 11/11 or or something of that nature closer to 40/60-50/50.