CHAMPCAR/CART: Motegi Player's Saturday warm-up session

Motegi, Japan, Saturday May 19, 2001 - Team Player's driver Patrick Carpentier turned the seventh best lap during Saturday morning's warm-up session at the Twin Ring Motegi oval track in Japan. His teammate Alex Tagliani finished 21st ...

Motegi, Japan, Saturday May 19, 2001 - Team Player's driver Patrick Carpentier turned the seventh best lap during Saturday morning's warm-up session at the Twin Ring Motegi oval track in Japan. His teammate Alex Tagliani finished 21st overall.

Carpentier's best time was 26.864 seconds. He averaged 333.841 km-h around the 2.499-kilometre oval track. Tagliani turned his quickest lap in 27.269 seconds at an average speed of 328.883 km-h.

Canadian Paul Tracy was fastest overall with a lap in 26.462 seconds (338.912 km-h). Second quickest was Italian Alex Zanardi (26.551 s), followed by his teammate, Brazilian Tony Kanaan (26.606 s)

Drivers are now getting ready for Round Five of the CART FedEx Championship Series.

Racing fans can follow Team Player's progress at the Firestone Firehawk 500 by logging on to the team's website at www.teamplayers.ca. They can also watch the race live on The Sports Network (TSN) at 11:30 p.m. ET on Friday.

<pre> WEEKEND SCHEDULE

Japan Time Eastern Time (-13)

Sat. May 19 CART Race (201 laps) 12:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. - (Fri)

-Team Player's

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Paul Tracy , Alex Zanardi , Tony Kanaan