In addition to the World Harnessed Trot Championship, the public will attend a grandiose show on Sunday. Here is the detailed program for a sensational day.
The excitement will reach its maximum on Sunday, January 26 at the Hippodrome Paris-Vincennes for the 100th anniversary of the Grand Prix d’Amérique. The biggest race of the year, the World Harnessed Trotting Championship, will keep spectators in suspense. Besides the 11 events that will make up a fabulous sports program, a grandiose spectacle will allow you to wait in the best possible way before entering the track. Here is the detailed menu:
– 11 am: doors open;
– 12 noon: start of the first race;
– 1:20 p.m .: start of the American show with: parade, parade of 100 Harley-Davidson, 100 drivers, 100 flag bearers, acrobats, dancers, stilt walkers, and surprise anniversary for the 100th anniversary of the Grand Prix d’Amérique ;
– 1:45 p.m .: presentation of the drivers for the main event;
– 3.35 p.m .: Spear carousel;
– 3:55 pm: official parade of the 18 starters of the Grand Prix d’Amérique;
– 4:10 p.m .: start of the World Championship;
– 4:15 p.m .: winner’s lap of honor;
– 6:20 p.m .: last race of the day.
The access to Paris-Vincennes has been specially arranged in order to anticipate the heavy crowds on Sunday. Coming by public transport is highly recommended. Find the details of access to the racetrack and all the practical information via this link. Buy your entrance tickets by clicking here.
The 2020 Grand Prix d’Amérique event will last the weekend. A first beautiful race meeting will take place this Saturday, January 25, with in particular the Prix du Luxembourg. World Championship players will take part in the pre-race press conference at 5:50 pm. Jean-Michel Bazire, Sébastien Guarato, René Aebischer, Junor Guelpa, Alexandre Abrivard and Björn Goop will answer questions from the journalists. The sequence will be broadcast live on Equidia. The first three drivers of the Grand Prix d’Amérique will be present at the post-race press conference, Sunday at 6:05 p.m., to follow live on the LeTROT Facebook page.
The exceptional day of the 100th anniversary of the Grand Prix d’Amérique will be experienced live in its entirety on the prix-amerique.com site and on letrot.com, in the live section. The event will also be broadcast live on Equidia, RMC, Paris Première and M6.