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EVENT: American Le Mans at Mid-Ohio (Inaugural) American Le Mans Series Round 6 of 9

LOCATION: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio 2.258-mile road racing circuit (13 turns)

WHEN: Saturday, August 25, 2001 - 1 p.m. (EDT)

LENGTH: Two hours, 45 minutes (timed event)

CARS: Four classes of American Le Mans Series sports cars: Le Mans Prototype (LMP) 900; LMP 675; Grand Touring Sport (GTS); Grand Touring (GT).

SANCTION: Professional Sports Car Racing, Inc.

TELEVISION: NBC Sports (Live) Airtime: 2:00 p.m. (EDT) Eurosport (Tape delay) Airtime: 23:15 (Central European Time), September 9, 2001

RADIO: American Le Mans Series Radio Web (Live) http://www.americanlemans.com

TICKET INFO: Online: www.midohio.com. Telephone: 1-800-MID-OHIO.

SUPPORT RACES: Trans-Am Series for BFGoodrich Tires Cup; NeOhio Region - SCCA National.

SCHEDULE: Thursday, August 23 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sanctioned ALMS Testing

Friday, August 24 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. ALMS Practice (all four classes) 4:10 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ALMS Qualifying (GTS & GT) 4:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ALMS Qualifying (LMP 900 & 675)

Saturday, August 25 8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. ALMS Warm-up 1:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Race

QUAL. RECORDS: To be established (inaugural event)

NOTES OF INTEREST American Le Mans Series machines will be competing at the famed Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course for the first time since the founding of the series in 1999. True to its name, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course has a long and rich history of sports car racing, and many of the drivers who compete in the ALMS have raced at the circuit in the past. The picturesque circuit is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in the 2001 season. The ALMS and the BFGoodrich Trans-Am Series are a part of a weekend of road racing that includes the NeOhio Region - SCCA National event.

WEBSITES: The official website of the American Le Mans Series is located at www.americanlemans.com. Professional Sports Car Racing's website is www.professionalsportscar.com. The website for Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is www.midohio.com.

-ALMS

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