Washington DC: Fact sheet and pre-race notes

EVENT: Cadillac Grand Prix of Washington, D.C. American Le Mans Series Round 5 of 10 LOCATION: RFK Stadium Washington, D.C. 1.9-mile temporary racing circuit (10 turns) WHEN: Sunday, July 21, 2002 -- 12 noon (EDT) LENGTH: 2 hours, 45 minutes...

EVENT:
Cadillac Grand Prix of Washington, D.C.
American Le Mans Series Round 5 of 10

LOCATION:
RFK Stadium
Washington, D.C.
1.9-mile temporary racing circuit (10 turns)

WHEN:
Sunday, July 21, 2002 -- 12 noon (EDT)

LENGTH:
2 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:
International Motor Sports Association (IMSA)

TELEVISION:

NBC (Live)
Airtime: 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Eurosport (Tape delay)
Airtime: 20:00 (Central European Time), July 28, 2002

TICKET INFO:
Online: www.cadillacgrandprix.com; Telephone: (202) 432-7328.

SUPPORT RACES:
Trans-Am Series for BFGoodrich Tires Cup; SPEED World Challenge (GT and Touring); Star Mazda Series; Celebrity Race, Strana Trucks (exhibition).

SCHEDULE:

Friday, July 19
9:50 a.m. -- 10:50 a.m. ALMS Practice
3:00 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m. ALMS Practice

Saturday, July 20
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. ALMS Practice
12:05 p.m. -- 12:25 p.m. ALMS Qualifying (GTS & GT)
12:35 p.m. -- 12:55 p.m. ALMS Qualifying (LMP 900 & 675)
1:15 p.m. -- 2:15 p.m. ALMS Driver Autograph Session

Sunday, July 21
9:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. ALMS Warm-up
12:00 noon - 2:45 p.m. Race

QUAL. RECORDS:
To be established (first race for ALMS)

NOTES OF INTEREST
The Cadillac Grand Prix of Washington, D.C., will mark the first major automobile racing weekend ever held in the United States capital city. A temporary racing circuit of 1.9 miles in length has been constructed in the massive parking lots of RFK Stadium, former home of both the Washington Redskins (NFL) and Washington Senators (Major League Baseball), and current home of the D.C. United professional soccer team. The circuit was designed by Lance Shafer, who has also designed temporary racing circuits in Toronto, Houston and Vancouver. The festival weekend will also include a major concert as well as a celebrity race featuring stars of television, movies and music.

WEBSITES:
The official website of the American Le Mans Series is located at www.americanlemans.com. The website for the event is www.cadillacgrandprix.com.

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