CHAMPCAR/CART: CART's Lopes represents open-wheel racing at PRI

INDIANAPOLIS (December 4, 2002) - CART Vice-President of Racing Operations John Lopes will represent the open-wheel racing community at Wednesday's Industry Round Table Discussion at the opening of the 15th Annual Performance Racing Industry...

INDIANAPOLIS (December 4, 2002) - CART Vice-President of Racing Operations John Lopes will represent the open-wheel racing community at Wednesday's Industry Round Table Discussion at the opening of the 15th Annual Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis,

Lopes will join former NASCAR champion Buddy Baker, American Le Mans Series COO Scott Atherton and FOX NASCAR commentator Jeff Hammond in a question-and-answer session involving the entire world of motorsports. Lopes, who oversees the on-track component of the CART series, will be the only member of the panel from the open-wheel side of the sport.

The PRI show starts Wednesday and runs through Saturday, December 7, taking place at the Indiana Convention Center and RCA Dome in downtown Indianapolis. The show brings in more than 1,100 exhibitors to display the latest in racing technology to industry insiders. The round table discussion begins at 1:30 p.m.

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