CHAMPCAR/CART: Laguna Seca test approaches

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY - Monterey, CA (August 22, 2000) - Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) began arriving at Laguna Seca Raceway this afternoon in anticipation of the two-day test at Laguna Seca Raceway, August 24 and 25. Virtually every CART...

LAGUNA SECA RACEWAY - Monterey, CA (August 22, 2000) - Championship Auto Racing Teams (CART) began arriving at Laguna Seca Raceway this afternoon in anticipation of the two-day test at Laguna Seca Raceway, August 24 and 25. Virtually every CART team is scheduled to test in preparation for the Honda Grand Prix of Monterey featuring the Shell 300 event that will take place at Laguna Seca two weeks later, September 8-10.

This test will be of key importance to teams and drivers as they begin the final push to decide the 2000 FedEx Championship Series title. After Sunday's race at Road America, Michael Andretti continues to lead the standings with 125 points, followed by Roberto Moreno with 112 points and Gil de Ferran with 106 points. Adrian Fernandez (103), Kenny Brack (102), Paul Tracy (100), Cristiano da Matta (82 pts.), Helio Castroneves (81 pts.), Jimmy Vasser (78 pts.) and Juan Montoya (77 pts.) round out the top 10.

Drivers scheduled to attend the Laguna Seca Raceway test include:

Juan Montoya    2000 Indy 500 Champion

Jimmy Vasser 1997 Laguna Seca Champ
Michael Andretti Current CART points leader
Adrian Fernandez Six career CART victories
Kenny Brack 1999 Indy 500 Winner
Gil de Ferran 1995 Laguna Seca Champ

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Jimmy Vasser , Adrian Fernandez , Roberto Moreno , Paul Tracy , Kenny Brack , Cristiano da Matta