</pre> DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 9, 2001) - The Grand American Road Racing Association announced that all of the races in its 2001 season will be broadcast on Speedvision, with five of the races being covered live. Grand-Am's second season will kick off on February 3, by making history at the Rolex 24 At Daytona where Speedvision will air the race from flag-to-flag in a historic 25-hour broadcast.
Other Grand-Am races to be broadcast live in their entirety include the Nextel 250 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, March 3, and the Sun Automotive 250 at the Phoenix International Raceway, April 21.
Two Grand-Am races will feature live broadcast of the Sports Racing Prototype (SRP) and Sports Racing Prototype II (SRPII) classes, while the GT, GTS and American GT (AGT) will be shown at a later date. The SRP and SRPII classes will be broadcast live at the Dodge Dealer's Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park (Conn.), May 28, and the Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres in Quebec, August 5.
The Grand-Am Finale, which will be raced for the first time at Daytona International Speedway, is also scheduled to be broadcast live by Speedvision, September 16.
Speedvision is the only 24-hour cable Network devoted to the millions of people who love cars, boats, airplanes and motorcycles. The Network features authentic coverage of major events, in addition to latest industry and consumer news.
<pre> 2001 TELEVISION BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Date Event Broadcast
February 3-4 Rolex 24 At Daytona Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Speedvision (live)
March 3 Nextel 250 Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead, Fla. Speedvision (live)
April 21 Sun Automotive 250 Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Ariz. Speedvision (live)
May 20 Six hours at the Glen Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. Speedvision (tape delay)
May 28 Dodge Dealer's Grand Prix Lime Rock Park Lime Rock, Conn. Speedvision (SRP, SRPII live; GTS, GT, AGT tape delay)
June 10 U.S. Road Racing Classic Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Lexington, Ohio Speedvision (tape delay)
July 8 Road America 500 Road America Elkhart Lake, Wis. Speedvision (tape delay)
August 5 Grand Prix de Trois Rivieres Trois-Rivieres Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada Speedvision (SRP, SRPII live; GTS, GT, AGT tape delay)
August 11 Watkins Glen 250 Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. Speedvision (tape delay)
September 16 Grand-Am Finale Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Speedvision (live)