IndyCar series at Texas Motor Speedway for four more years

Texas Motor Speedway and INDYCAR have agreed to terms on a four-year sanction agreement for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ return to the motorsports facility through 2022, the speedway announced Aug. 23.

Texas Motor Speedway and DXC Technology also announced that the information technology company will return as the entitlement sponsor for the 2019 event, to be held Saturday, June 8. It is the second year the company has sponsored the race.

The DXC Technology 600 will be held two weeks following the Indianapolis 500.

It is the 23rd consecutive for the Verizon IndyCar Series at Texas Motor Speedway.

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The speedway said in the announcement that the DXC Technology 600 race weekend will include its traditional companion race in the rebranded NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series, the Rattlesnake 400, on Friday, June 7.

“Texas Motor Speedway is the second home of Indy-car racing, and we are thrilled to extend our partnership with the Verizon IndyCar Series and with DXC Technology,” Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage said in the news release. “We are pleased to have negotiated a sanction agreement that allows Texas Motor Speedway to move forward with INDYCAR. Our company has invested significant dollars into the sport and a tremendous amount of effort growing the sport through the years.”