ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- SCCA Pro Racing has announced additional dates for the 2000 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, with a new season-opener to-be-announced, and up to two other additional venues still to-be-determined. The revised calendar now includes three of the previously released American Le Mans Series dates, one new ALMS venue, five CART FedEx Championship Series events and two BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series-feature weekends. The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, April 14-16, is the first of the CART FedEx Championship Series dates, with the other CART venues including Detroit, Cleveland, Road America and Houston. The BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series will headline the May 19-21 weekend at Mosport International Raceway, and wrap up its 35th season as the weekend's feature race, November 17-19, in Aruba.

BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series 2000 Schedule*

Race Weekend Venue March 31-April 2 Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.** April 14-16 Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, Long Beach, Calif.*** May 19-21 Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada**** June 16-18 Tenneco Automotive Detroit Grand Prix, Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.*** June 30-July 2 Cleveland Grand Prix, Cleveland, Ohio*** August 18-20 Texaco/Havoline 200, Road America, Elkhart Lake, Wis.*** Sept. 1-3 Grand Prix of Texas, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas** Sept. 29-Oct. 1 Texaco/Havoline Houston Grand Prix, Houston, Texas*** Oct. 13-15 Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, Calif.** Oct. 27-29 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nev.** Nov. 17-19 Aruba Motorsports Complex, Oranjestad, Aruba****

* - Season-opener TBA; one-to-two additional venues TBD. ** - Trans-Am Series/World Challenge/ALMS Weekend *** - Trans-Am Series/CART Weekend **** - Trans-Am Series/World Challenge Weekend