US GP Date Set, race 15 of 17

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 1999 - The date of the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis is officially set for Sept. 24, 2000, according to the 2000 Formula One schedule released recently by the FIA, the world governing body of ...

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 1, 1999 - The date of the inaugural United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis is officially set for Sept. 24, 2000, according to the 2000 Formula One schedule released recently by the FIA, the world governing body of motorsports. The United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis will be the 15th of 17 races on the 2000 schedule, creating a good chance that the World Driver’s Championship could be decided on the 2.61-mile (4.2-kilometer) circuit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The race will be the first Grand Prix in the United States since 1991. The season will start March 12 with the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne and end Oct. 22 with the Malaysian Grand Prix at Kuala Lumpur. The 2000 schedule:

Date            Event                   Venue
March 12        Australian GP           Melbourne
March 26        Brazilian GP            Sao Paulo
April 9         San Marino GP           Imola
April 23        British GP              Silverstone
May 7           Spanish GP              Barcelona
May 21          European GP             Nurburgring
June 4          Monaco GP               Monaco
June 18         Canadian GP             Montreal
July 2          French GP               Magny-Cours
July 16         Austrian GP             Spielberg
July 30         German GP               Hockenheim
Aug. 13         Hungarian GP            Budapest
Aug. 27         Belgian GP              Spa-Francorchamps
Sept. 10        Italian GP              Monza
Sept. 24        United States GP        Indianapolis
Oct. 8          Japanese GP             Suzuka
Oct. 22         Malaysian GP            Kuala Lumpur

Source: IRL/IMS

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