Lime Rock tentative schedule

DODGE DEALERS GRAND PRIX AT LIME ROCK PARK: Sanctioned by SportsCar and Held Under the IMSA CODE EVENT: Dodge Dealers Grand Prix at Lime Rock; featuring: 1 Hour 45 ...

DODGE DEALERS GRAND PRIX AT LIME ROCK PARK:

Sanctioned by SportsCar and Held Under the IMSA CODE EVENT: Dodge Dealers Grand Prix at Lime Rock; featuring: 1 Hour 45 Minute Exxon World SportsCar Championship for Exxon World SportsCar and 1 Hour 45 Minute Exxon Supreme GT Series Presented by Virgin Interactive for GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 cars plus SCCA races.

CIRCUIT: Lime Rock Park - 1.54 mile Long Course with Chicane 497 Lime Rock Park Lakeville, CT 06039 Phone: (860) 435-2571 Fax: (860) 435-3598

Contact: Skip Barber, President Mike Rand, Vice President and General Manager Dennis Rhee, Director of Marketing Jeff Eichelberger, Dir. of Communications SCHEDULE: Tuesday, May 20, 1997 Press Day at the circuit

Thursday, May 22, 1997 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM In paddock SportsCar Registration (Timing Transponders may be picked up) 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Technical Inspection (Refueling Restrictors may be picked up at SportsCar Transporter)

Friday, May 23, 1997 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM SportsCar Registration (Timing Transponders may be picked up at Registration) 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Technical Inspection (Refueling Restrictors may be picked up at SportsCar Transporter) Prior to 10:00 am. NO race engines may be started 9:30 AM Mandatory pre-practice drivers briefing for all Exxon World SportsCar/ Exxon Supreme GT Presented by Virgin Interactive competitors in the room at the base of the tower 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Practice - Neon Challenge 10:40 AM - 11:10 AM Practice - World Challenge 11:20 AM - 11:50 AM Practice - Barber Dodge Pro Series 11:50 AM - 12:15 PM Lunch 12:15 PM - 1:05 PM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 1:15 PM - 1:50 PM Practice - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 2:00 PM - 2:25 PM Practice - Neon Challenge 2:35 PM - 3:20 PM Practice - Trans-Am Championship 3:30 PM - 3:55 PM Practice - World Challenge 4:05 PM - 4:35 PM Qualifying 1 - Barber Dodge Pro Series 4:45 PM - 5:20 PM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 5:00 PM - 5:55 PM Practice - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 6:00 PM ALL race engines must be shut down

Saturday, May 24, 1997 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM SportsCar Registration Prior to 9:00 am. NO race engines may be started 9:00 AM - 9:25 AM Practice - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 10:10 AM - 10:35 AM Qualifying - Neon Challenge 10:45 AM - 11:10 AM Qualifying - World Challenge 11:20 AM - 12:00 Noon Qualifying - Trans-Am Championship 12:10 PM - 1 2:40 PM Final Qualifying - Barber Dodge Pro Series 12:40 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Trans-Am Drivers Autograph Session 1:00 PM - 1:25 PM Practice - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 1:30 PM - 1:55 PM Practice - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Mandatory tire marking for Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GT at the SportsCar Transporter 2:10 PM - START Neon Challenge Race 1 - 20 Laps 2:55 PM - START World Challenge Race - 1 Hour 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EXXON Drivers Autograph Session, location to be determined 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM Practice - Trans-Am Championship 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM Qualifying - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 5:15 PM Post-qualifying Press Conference for Exxon World SportsCar pole sitter in the Media interview area 5:20 PM - 5:35 PM Qualifying - Exxon Supreme GTS-1 and GTS-2 5:40 PM - 5:55 PM Qualifying - Exxon Supreme GTS-3 6:00 PM Post-qualifying Press Conference for Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 pole sitters in the Media interview area 6:00 PM ALL race engines must be shut down

Sunday, May 25, 1997 NO RACE ENGINES MAY BE STARTED

Monday, May 26 1997 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM SportsCar Late Registration Prior to 9:00 a.m. NO race engines may be started 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Warm up - Barber Dodge Pro Series 9:15 AM - 9:25 AM Warm up - Exxon World SportsCar Championship 9:30 AM - 9:40 AM Warm up - Exxon Supreme GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 10:00 AM - START Neon Challenge Race 2 - 25 Laps 10:30 AM Mandatory drivers briefing for Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GTS-1,GTS-2 and GTS-3 competitors in the room at the base of the tower 10:45 AM - START Barber Dodge Pro Series Race - 30 Minutes 12:30 PM - START Trans-Am Championship Race - 66 Laps 1:30 PM Begin gridding Exxon World SportsCars in False Grid 2:05 PM - START Dodge Dealers Grand Prix at Lime Rock Exxon World SportsCar Championship - 1 Hour 45 Minute Race for Exxon World SportsCars 3:15 PM Begin gridding Exxon Supreme GT competitors in the False Grid 4:10 PM - START Exxon Supreme GT Series presented by Virgin Interactive 1 Hour 45 Minute Race for GTS-1, GTS-2 and GTS-3 cars 6:00 PM ALL race engines must be shut down Exxon World SportsCar/Exxon Supreme GT Timing Transponders and Refueling Restrictors must be returned to the SportsCar Transporter

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