CHAMPCAR/CART: Eurosport, ESPN International covers CART series

This year, Eurosport will again cover the CART FedEX Championship Series. The programmes will be broadcast every Wednesday night following the races on Sunday. (see attached schedule). This one-hour prime time slot will feature a complete...

This year, Eurosport will again cover the CART FedEX Championship Series. The programmes will be broadcast every Wednesday night following the races on Sunday. (see attached schedule).

This one-hour prime time slot will feature a complete review of each race. Furthermore, in its weekly magazine "Start Your Engines", Eurosport will return to the 2000 CART FedEX Championship Series with in depth-analysis and behind-the-scenes coverage of each race.

This programming decision will allow all motorsports fanatics to have an appointment to view this programme on Eurosport.

" Eurosport has taken this initiative to ensure full coverage of this event, one of the most important series within the motorsports season on Eurosport. Our objective is to offer a better service and satisfy all of our European viewers with a fixed scheduling" confirmed Angelo Codignoni, CEO of Eurosport.

"Eurosport allows us to reach a significant number of racing fans and enthusiasts throughout Europe," said Keith Allo, vice president of broadcasting for CART. "This coverage will help build our sport in a part of the world that already has a strong understanding and following for CART racing and the FedEx Championship Series."

The CART FedEX Championship Series - which started on March 30 on Eurosport - will be aired on Eurosport's pan-European network, to more than 86 million homes and 220 million people in 54 countries, as follows:

<pre> Broadcasting Date Time (cet) Race 30/03/2000 24:45 Homestead, USA 12/04/2000 20:00 Nazareth, USA 19/04/2000 19:30 Long Beach, USA 10/05/2000 20:00 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17/05/2000 20:30 Motegi, Japan 07/06/2000 19:00 Milkwaukee Mile, USA 21/06/2000 19:00 Detroit, USA 28/06/2000 12:00 Portland, USA 06/07/2000 20:30 Cleveland, USA 19/07/2000 19:00 Toronto, USA 26/07/2000 18:00 Brooklyn, USA 02/08/2000 20:00 Chicago, USA 16/08/2000 18:00 Lexington, USA 23/08/2000 18:00 Elkhart Lake, USA 06/09/2000 19:00 Vancouver, Canada 13/09/2000 19:00 Laguna Seca, USA 04/10/2000 16:30 Madison, USA 04/10/2000 17:00 Houston, USA 18/10/2000 19:00 Surfers Paradise, Australia 01/11/2000 20:00 Fontana, USA

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