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Fact Sheet The Cart Toyota Atlantic Championship Round 6, Cart Grand Prix Of Chicago June 29-30, 2002, The Chicago Motor Speedway, Cicero, Illinois Event: Round 6 of the 12-event CART Toyota Atlantic Championship will be held on the 1.029-mile...

Fact Sheet
The Cart Toyota Atlantic Championship
Round 6, Cart Grand Prix Of Chicago
June 29-30, 2002,
The Chicago Motor Speedway, Cicero, Illinois

Event:
Round 6 of the 12-event CART Toyota Atlantic Championship will be held on the 1.029-mile oval at the Chicago Motor Speedway in Cicero, Illinois as Sunday's opening event at the CART Grand Prix of Chicago. Sunday's race will mark the 3rd time since 1999, the Atlantic series has competed on this oval.

Race Series:
The CART-sanctioned Toyota Atlantic Championship is the top rung on CART's "Ladder System", and is noted for its long history of graduating its stars into CART competition. Among the drivers who have graduated from the Atlantic series are CART Champ car stars Michael Andretti, Jimmy Vasser, Patrick Carpentier and Alex Tagliani, former Champ Car stars Bobby Rahal and Danny Sullivan, as well as 1997 FIA Formula One Champion, Jacques Villeneuve.

Atlantic:
Saturday, June 29:
Practice 8:00 a.m. -- 9:00 a.m.
Practice 11:45 a.m. -- 12:15 p.m.
Qualifying 3:30 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 30:
Warm Up 9:45 a.m. -- 10:00 a.m.
RACE 12:00 p.m. -- 1:00 p.m.
(70 laps/72.03 miles)

Television Broadcasts: Speed Channel will broadcast Sunday's Round 6 race from the Chicago Motor Speedway at 9:00 p.m. EST same day delay, while Atlantic fans in Canada can watch the race on RDS on Sunday July 7th at 11:00 a.m. Check http://www.toyotaatlantic.com for updated information.

Next Race: The Round 6 of the CART Toyota Atlantic Championship at Chicago Motor Speedway kicks off a three week stretch of races. The series makes its first visit of the season to Canada next week for the Molson Indy Toronto, followed by the always exciting Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented by US Bank the week after.

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve , Michael Andretti , Jimmy Vasser , Bobby Rahal , Patrick Carpentier , Alex Tagliani , Danny Sullivan
Teams ART Grand Prix