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Friday, August 8, 1997 Mid-Ohio is round nine of the 12-race KOOL/TOYOTA Atlantic Championship, sanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing. The KOOL/TOYOTA Atlantic communications staff of James Hyneman, Blair Hefty, and...

Friday, August 8, 1997

Mid-Ohio is round nine of the 12-race KOOL/TOYOTA Atlantic Championship, sanctioned by SCCA Pro Racing. The KOOL/TOYOTA Atlantic communications staff of James Hyneman, Blair Hefty, and Anne Roy will be available throughout to assist in your media needs.

Now in its 24th year, the $1.38-million 1997 KOOL/TOYOTA Atlantic Championship is the richest and longest-running open-wheel development series in North America, and a primary training ground for future Indy Car and Formula One drivers. TRACK: 2.258-mile / 3.633-km road course RECORDS: Qual.: Jacques Villeneuve 1:16.475=105.91 mph Ralt RT-40 9/93 Race Lap: Jacques Villeneuve 1:16.319=106.13mph Ralt RT-40 9/93

SCHEDULE (ET): Fri. August 8 practice: 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. qualifying: 4:45 p.m. to 5:25 p.m.

Sat. August 9 practice: 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. qualifying: 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Sun. August 10 Warm-up: 11:55 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. RACE: 5:15 p.m. TELEVISION - -ESPN2 Sat. Aug 18 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET ESPN Intl. - - tba tba tba CTV Sat. Aug. 16 4:00p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET RDS Wed. Aug. 13 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

PRIZE MONEY: total race purse $85,000 (US) winner

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Series Atlantic
Drivers Jacques Villeneuve