CHAMPCAR/CART: Chicago Fast Facts

FAST FACTS FOR THE TARGET GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY SHELL WHAT: Target Grand Prix Presented by Shell. WHERE: Chicago Motor Speedway, Cicero, Illinois. WHEN: Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 19-22. SUPPORT EVENTS: PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship.

FAST FACTS FOR THE TARGET GRAND PRIX PRESENTED BY SHELL

WHAT: Target Grand Prix Presented by Shell. WHERE: Chicago Motor Speedway, Cicero, Illinois. WHEN: Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 19-22. SUPPORT EVENTS: PPG-Dayton Indy Lights Championship. KOOL/Toyota Atlantic Championship. SCHEDULE: All times indicated are Central CDT (GMT -5 hrs)

Thursday, August 19, 1999 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Atlantic Practice 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Indy Lights Practice 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM CART Practice 12:30 PM - 1:00 P M Atlantic Practice 1:15 PM - 2:00 P M Indy Lights Practice 2:15 PM - 4:00 P M CART Practice 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Atlantic Practice

Friday, August 20, 1999 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM Atlantic Practice 9:30 AM - 10:10 AM Indy Lights Practice 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CART Practice 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Indy Lights Practice 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Atlantic Practice 2:30 PM - 4:15 PM CART Practice 5:05 PM - 6:00 PM Atlantic Qualifying

Saturday, August 21, 1999 8:00 AM - 8:40 AM Indy Lights Practice 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM CART Practice 11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Atlantic Warm-Up 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM Indy Lights Qualifying 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM CART Qualifying 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Atlantic Race (60 Laps)

Sunday, August 22, 1999 8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Indy Lights Warm Up 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CART Warm Up 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Indy Light Race (100 Laps) 1:15 PM Grid CART Cars 2:00 PM Start of TARGET Grand Prix Race Number 15 of the 1999 FedEx Championship Series 225 Laps

BROADCAST: TV - (ABC-TV, tape delay, 4 p.m. ET and in 195 countries worldwide). RADIO - CART Radio Network (WSCR, 1160 AM). PRE-RACE PROGRAMMING: Target Grand Prix Presented by Shell pole qualifying, 6 p.m. ET Saturday, ESPN2; "CART 2Day," 11 a.m. ET Sunday, ESPN2. DEFENDING CHAMPION: Inaugural event. DEFENDING POLESITTER: Inaugural event. TRACK LAYOUT: One-mile oval (Exact length to be determined by measurement of OMEGA, Official Timekeeper of the FedEx Championship Series). RACE LENGTH: 225 laps, 225 miles. TRACK RECORDS: N/A. RACE NUMBER: 15 of 20 in the FedEx Championship Series. FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES POINTS LEADERS FOR THE PPG CUP: 1. Dario Franchitti, 152; 2. Juan Montoya, 151; 3. Michael Andretti, 124; 4. Paul Tracy, 122; 5. Christian Fittipaldi, 101.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Michael Andretti , Christian Fittipaldi