2012 IndyCar Schedule

The 2012 IndyCar schedule, released Thursday. Races are listed by date and location with distance and type of course listed in parenthesis. Series officials say a 16th race will be added soon and they are considering adding a 17th race, too.

March 25, St. Petersburg, Fla.(1.8-mile street course)

April 1, Birmingham, Ala. (2.3-mile road course)

April 15, Long Beach, Calif. (1.968-mile street course)

April 29, Sao Paulo (2.536-mile street course)

May 27, Indianapolis (2.5-mile oval)

June 3, Detroit (2.1-mile street course)

June 9, Texas, (1.5-mile oval)

June 23, Iowa (0.875-mile oval)

July 8, Toronto (1.755-mile street course)

July 22, Edmonton, Alberta, (1.973-mile airport course)

Aug. 5, Lexington, Ohio (Mid-Ohio) (2.258-mile road course)

Aug. 19, China (3.87-mile street course)

Aug. 26, Sonoma, Calif. (Infineon) (2.303-mile road course)

Sept. 2, Baltimore (2-mile street course)

Sept. 15, Fontana, Calif. (2-mile oval)