Volunteer opportunities available for Nashville’s inaugural Downtown NTT INDYCAR SERIES urban racing festival

NASHVILLE, TENNESEE (November 6, 2020) - The Music City Grand Prix announced today that it is now seeking candidates interested in volunteering for their inaugural urban racing festival in downtown Nashville. The three-day festival of speed, sound, food and fun is scheduled for August 6-8, 2021.  

“Volunteers are the foundation of any event of this magnitude,” said Music City Grand Prix President Chris Parker. “Nashville knows how to put on big events, and creating a robust base of knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and energetic volunteers is a critical component to our festival. Having tremendous volunteers will help showcase all that Music City has to offer and demonstrate the world-class hospitality Nashville does so well.”

Those interested in learning more can now visit https://musiccitygp.comvolunteer and fill out the brief information form.   

Volunteers will serve in several key areas leading up to the festival and throughout the weekend, including Race Day Ambassadors, Guest Services Aides, Track Services and Downtown Hotel & Transportation Services.

These critical volunteer efforts will be coordinated by the Nashville Sports Council. “The Sports Council has extensive experience coordinating volunteer efforts for major events in Nashville, including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon & Half Marathon, the TransPerfect Music City Bowl and the 2019 NFL Draft,” said Nashville Sports Council COO Jay Grider. “The Sports Council is thrilled to partner with Music City Grand Prix and is excited to help create another exceptional annual event on the Nashville Sport and Entertainment calendar.”  

Help make the Music City Grand Prix a success by applying to volunteer today and sign up for additional festival-related updates at


About Music City Grand Prix
Music City Grand Prix is a three-day international festival of speed and sound featuring an NTT INDYCAR® SERIES event. The event aims to create a comprehensive world-class international destination event that highlights Nashville, Tennessee, the Music City and the Mid-South region. It will include music, food, culture and entertainment centered on the speed, technology, skill and excitement of up-close urban INDYCAR racing. As a privately funded event, Music City Grand Prix is owned and operated by 615GP, LLC. More information is available at  

About the Nashville Sports Council

The Nashville Sports Council is a private, non-profit, membership-based organization of area corporations and individual sports enthusiasts. Created in 1992, the Nashville Sports Council’s mission is to positively impact the economy and quality of life of the Greater Nashville Area by attracting and promoting professional and amateur sporting events. The Nashville Sports Council has hosted hundreds of major sporting events that have produced more than $930 million in direct economic impact for the region. For more information call 615-743-3120 or visit Follow the Nashville Sports Council on Facebook and Twitter.

INDYCAR is the Indianapolis-based governing body for North America's premier open-wheel auto racing series known as the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. The series features an international field of the world's most versatile drivers—including six-time series champion Scott Dixon, two-time series champion and Nashville’s own Josef Newgarden, and defending Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato—who compete on superspeedways, short ovals, street circuits and permanent road courses. The 2021 season consists of 17 races and is highlighted by the 105th  Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge, May 30, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The NTT INDYCAR SERIES, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IMS Productions are owned by Penske Corporation, a global transportation, automotive and motorsports leader. For more information on INDYCAR and the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, please visit

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