CHAMPCAR/CART: EuroSpeedway Lausitz fast facts

WHAT: German 500 WHERE: EuroSpeedway, Lausitz, Germany. WHEN: Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 13-15. SUPPORT EVENTS: ASCAR; Petty Driving Experience; Legends. CART SCHEDULE (All times local): THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 - Champ Car practice....

WHAT: German 500

WHERE: EuroSpeedway, Lausitz, Germany.

WHEN: Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 13-15.

SUPPORT EVENTS: ASCAR; Petty Driving Experience; Legends.

CART SCHEDULE (All times local): THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 - Champ Car practice. 9:30-11:15 a.m.; Champ Car practice, 1:45-3:15 p.m. FRIDAY,

SEPTEMBER 14 - Champ Car practice, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Champ Car qualifying, 1:15-3:30 p.m. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 - Champ Car warm-up, 9:30-10 a.m.; Grid Champ Cars, 12:45 p.m.; German 500, 1:30 p.m.

BROADCAST: TV-ESPN (Live, 7:30 a.m. ET), ARD (Live, 1:03 p.m. local time).

RADIO - CART Radio Network. INTERNET - www.cart.com .

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Inaugural event.

DEFENDING POLESITTER: Inaugural event.

TRACK LAYOUT: 2-mile oval.

RACE LENGTH: To be determined.

TRACK RECORDS: Inaugural event.

RACE ROUND: 16 of 21 in the FedEx Championship Series.

FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES POINTS LEADERS: 1, Gil de Ferran, Marlboro Team Penske, 115 points; 2, Kenny Brack, Team Rahal, 110; 3, Helio Castroneves, Marlboro Team Penske, 110; 4, Michael Andretti, Team Motorola, 103; 5, Dario Franchitti, Team KOOL Green, 85.

NEXT EVENT: September 22, Rockingham 500, Rockingham, England.

-CART-

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