CHAMPCAR/CART: Rockingham fast facts

<pre> FAST FACTS FOR THE ROCKINGHAM 500 WHAT: Rockingham 500 WHERE: Rockingham Motor Speedway, Corby, England. WHEN: Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 20-22. SUPPORT EVENTS: ASCAR; Legends. PROGRAM OF EVENTS Tuesday, September 18, 2001 12:00 PM...

<pre> FAST FACTS FOR THE ROCKINGHAM 500

WHAT: Rockingham 500 WHERE: Rockingham Motor Speedway, Corby, England. WHEN: Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 20-22. SUPPORT EVENTS: ASCAR; Legends.

PROGRAM OF EVENTS Tuesday, September 18, 2001 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Facility Open to CHAMP CAR Participants 12:00 PM (Approx) Race Cars and Equipment Available to Participants

Wednesday, September 19, 2001 6:30 AM - 7:30 PM Facility Open to Registered Participants 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Technical Inspection 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration (Corby Hilton) 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Technical Inspection 1:00 PM (Approx) Commence Fueling of Pit Fuel Storage Tanks

Thursday, September 20, 2001 6:00 AM Facility Open to Registered Participants 7:00 AM Resume Fueling of Pit Fuel Storage Tanks 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Registration 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Technical Inspection 7:00 AM Facility Open to Public 9:30 AM - 11:15 AM CHAMP CAR PRACTICE 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ASCAR Practice 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM Technical Inspection 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CART Fan Forum 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Pace Car On Track Activities 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM CHAMP CAR PRACTICE 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM ASCAR Practice 4:15 PM - 4:45 PM Pace Car On Track Activities 4:15 PM CHAMP CAR Logistics & Operations Meeting (Driver Meeting Room) 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM Legends Practice

Friday, September 21, 2001 6:00 AM Facility Open to Registered Participants 7:00 AM Resume Fueling of Pit Fuel Storage Tanks 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Registration 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM Technical Inspection 7:00 AM Facility Open to Public 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM CHAMP CAR PRACTICE GROUP 1 ** 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CHAMP CAR PRACTICE GROUP 2 ** 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Pace Car On Track Activities 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Track and Air Displays 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM CHAMP CAR QUALIFYING* 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM ASCAR Qualifying 4:30 PM CHAMP CAR DRIVERS & CHIEF MECHANIC MEETING 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM Pace Car On Track Activities 5:15 PM - 5:45 PM Fan Appreciation Activity (Paddock) 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Legends Practice

Saturday, September 22, 2001 5:30 AM Facility Open to Registered Participants 6:00 AM Facility Open to Public 7:00 AM Resume Fueling of Pit Fuel Storage Tanks 7:30 AM - 11:45 AM Technical Inspection 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Registration 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM Pace Car On Track Activities 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM CHAMP CAR WARM UP 9:35 AM Prepare Pit Fuel Storage Tanks for Race 9:45 AM - 10:05 AM ASCAR Warm Up 10:20 AM - 10:35 AM Legends Demonstration 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Pace Car On Track Activities 11:45 AM GRID CHAMP CARS 12:30 PM START OF ROCKINGHAM 500 (Race Number 18 of the 2001 FedEx Championship Series) TBD Laps 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM ASCAR Race

* Each competitor properly presented shall have the opportunity to qualify ** Groups split pursuant to 6.6.1C. Of the 2001 CART Champ Car Rule Book. TIME CERTAIN SCHEDULE - All sessions, except as noted, to start and finish on schedule

BROADCAST: TV-ESPN (Live, 7:30 a.m. ET). RADIO - CART Radio Network. INTERNET - www.cart.com . DEFENDING CHAMPION: Inaugural event. DEFENDING POLESITTER: Inaugural event. TRACK LAYOUT: 1.5 mile oval. RACE LENGTH: To be determined. TRACK RECORDS: Inaugural event.

RACE ROUND: 17 of 21 in the FedEx Championship Series.

FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES POINTS LEADERS: 1, Kenny Brack, Team Rahal, 131 points; 2, Gil de Ferran, Team Penske, 120; 3, Michael Andretti, Team Motorola, 115; 4, Helio Castroneves, Team Penske 111; 5, Scott Dixon, PacWest Racing Group, 86.

NEXT EVENT: October 7, Texaco/Havoline Grand Prix of Houston, Houston, Texas.

-CART/RMS

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Scott Dixon , Kenny Brack
Teams Team Penske