(AP) — IndyCar has gotten the green flag to finally start its season in Texas.

The race will be run June 6 without spectators at Texas Motor Speedway.

IndyCar President Jay Frye says IndyCar worked closely with track and public health officials on a plan to “ensure the safety of our event participants."

The June season opener will be on a condensed schedule with practice, qualifying and the race taking place on the same day. There will be strict access guidelines limiting the number of personnel on site, with health screening system administered to all participants and personal protection equipment provided to everyone entering the facility. Social distancing protocols will be in place.

In other developments related to the coronavirus pandemic:

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