IPS: Indianapolis II: Pre-race notes, schedule

WHAT: Liberty Challenge, sixth race in 12-race 2006 Indy Pro Series season. WHERE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2.605-mile, 13-turn, road course WHEN: 2:40 p.m. (EDT), Saturday, July 1 DISTANCE: 25 laps/65.125 miles CARS: Dallara chassis;...

WHAT:
Liberty Challenge, sixth race in 12-race 2006 Indy Pro Series season.

WHERE:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2.605-mile, 13-turn, road course

WHEN:
2:40 p.m. (EDT), Saturday, July 1

DISTANCE:
25 laps/65.125 miles

CARS:
Dallara chassis; Firestone tires

PREVIOUS RACE WINNERS:
2005 -- Marco Andretti

2005 SERIES CHAMPION:
Wade Cunningham

TV:
ESPN2, 2 p.m. (EDT), July 6

SCHEDULE: (all times local; subject to change)

Friday, June 30
8:45-9:20 a.m. -- Indy Pro Series practice
12:30-1:15 p.m. -- Indy Pro Series SWE Race Car Parts pole qualifying

Saturday, July 1
2:40 p.m. -- Liberty Challenge Indy Pro Series race (25 laps/65.125 miles)

RACE NOTES:

* Herb holds consecutive starts lead: Jon Herb is the ironman of the Indy Pro Series. The Liberty Challenge will be Herb's 22nd consecutive race.

* Camara holds record for consecutive top-10 starts: Jaime Camara holds the Indy Pro Series record with 18 consecutive top-10 starts. He'll look to extend that streak in qualifying June 30.

* Five race winners in the field: Five winners of Indy Pro Series races are entered in the Liberty Challenge. Jaime Camara (1 win), Wade Cunningham (2), Jon Herb (1), Raphael Matos (2) and Bobby Wilson (1) will look to increase their series win totals.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Jon Herb , Marco Andretti , Wade Cunningham , Jaime Camara , Bobby Wilson