Indianapolis United States GP Event fact sheet

What: The U.S. Grand Prix at Indianapolis Formula One race When: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000 2 p.m. (EST, local) 7 p.m. (GMT) *Qualifying: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000 1-2 p.m. (EST) 6-7 p.m. (GMT) Where: At the ...

What: The U.S. Grand Prix at Indianapolis Formula One race

When: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2000 2 p.m. (EST, local) 7 p.m. (GMT)

*Qualifying: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2000 1-2 p.m. (EST) 6-7 p.m. (GMT)

Where: At the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Road Course:    
        Total track length:             2.606 miles (4.195 kilometers)
        Main straight length:           3,037 feet (926 meters)
        Back straight length:           1,755 feet (535 meters)
        Total turns:                    13 (Left turns - 4; Right turns - 9)
        Average track width:            46 feet (14 meters)

Expected Lap Time: 72 seconds Expected average speed: 130 mph (210 kph) Expected highest speed: 187 mph (301 kph) Race Distance: 190.294 miles (306.235 km), 73 laps Maximum of two hours.

Seating capacity: 200,000 plus.

Promoter: Owned by the Hulman-George family, Hulman & Co., Terre Haute, Ind. Mari Hulman George, Chairman; Anton H. (Tony) George, President & CEO

Tickets: Race day ticket prices for the U.S. Grand Prix range from $45 to $150, comparable to prices for the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400. USGP ticket recipients will receive a letter of confirmation early in 2000. Tickets will be mailed August 2000.

General admission tickets are available and must be purchased in advance, as there will be no gate sales on Race Day. Single-day passes and combination passes for two or three days are available at prices ranging from $10 to $50.

Ticket order forms may be obtained by sending a postcard with name and address to U.S. Grand Prix at Indianapolis, P.O. Box 24916, Speedway, IN 46224 or by calling (800) 822-4639 or by sending an e-mail request with name and address information to tickets@brickyard.com.

Hospitality information: Information can be obtained by contacting the Ticket Office at the above address, phone number and e-mail address.

Sponsorship opportunities: Information can be obtained by contacting Buddy McAtee, Director of Sales, (317) 484-6759.

Additional information: Contact the IMS Public Relations Office, (317) 484-6780.

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