CHAMPCAR/CART: Mexico City Spanish broadcast partner named

Azteca America to carry Sunday's CART season finale. MEXICO CITY (November 16, 2002) - TV Azteca (NYSE: TZA), one of the leading producers of Spanish language television programming around the world, today announced the exclusive Spanish ...

Azteca America to carry Sunday's CART season finale.

MEXICO CITY (November 16, 2002) - TV Azteca (NYSE: TZA), one of the leading producers of Spanish language television programming around the world, today announced the exclusive Spanish broadcasts rights in the United States to tomorrow's CART FedEx Championship Series Gran Premio Telmex-Gigante Presented by Banamex/Visa in Mexico City. TV Azteca's Azteca America Network will broadcast the race on every U.S. affiliate nationwide beginning at 3:00 p.m. ET.

The Azteca America affiliates that will carry the broadcast of the CART season finale from Mexico City include Los Angeles (KAZA); Houston (KAZH); San Francisco/Sacramento (KTNL); Las Vegas (KHDF); Orlando (W21AU); Salt Lake City (KSVN); Reno, Nev. (KUVR); Ogden, Utah (CH49); Wichita, Kan. (KSMI); Palm Springs, Calif. (KYAV); Santa Barbara, Calif. (KSBT); Albuquerque (KQDF); and Austin, Texas (KADF).

TV Azteca is one of the two largest producers of Spanish language television programming in the world, operating two national networks, Azteca 13 and Azteca 7, through 554 owned transmitters across the country. TV Azteca affiliates include Azteca America Network, a new broadcast television network focused on the rapidly growing U.S. Hispanic market; Unefon, a Mexican mobile telephony operator focused on the mass market; and Todito.com, an Internet portal for North American Spanish speakers.

In an ongoing effort to provide more coverage in Spanish, CART.com will also offer Azteca America's broadcast on a delayed basis. The Spanish coverage of the Gran Premio Telmex-Gigante Presented by Banamex/Visa is expected to be available late next week.

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