CHAMPCAR/CART: Season-ending award banquet set for Miami

INDIANAPOLIS (October 17, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc (CART) will put the wraps on its 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series season and unveil some of its plans for 2003 with two days of activity culminating with the series awards ...

INDIANAPOLIS (October 17, 2002) - Championship Auto Racing Teams, Inc (CART) will put the wraps on its 2002 CART FedEx Championship Series season and unveil some of its plans for 2003 with two days of activity culminating with the series awards banquet November 21-22 at the Hotel Intercontinental in Miami, Florida.

The activities begin on the 21st with a luncheon buffet at noon, followed by a keynote address from CART President and CEO Christopher R. Pook that will address the season past as well as spotlight Formula 2003 - which will give team owners, sponsors, managers and promoters their first look at the directions CART will take in 2003. The first day will then wrap with presentations from CART representatives in Competition, Marketing, Promoter Operations and Public Relations where strategies for 2003 will be discussed among those that will be participating in the series next year.

The award ceremony and banquet will take place on the 22nd with a cocktail reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. The formal presentation begins in the ballroom of the Intercontinental at 7 p.m. with dinner at 7:30. Awards including the 2002 Driving Champion, the Jim Trueman Rookie-of-the-Year Award, Manufacturer's and Constructor's Championships, the Nation's Cup, The Craftsman Pit Crew Challenge, Greg Moore Legacy Award, Honda Fast Lap Award, WorldCom Most Popular Driver Award, as well as awards to the champion car owners and sponsors and recognition of the top 10 drivers in the championship, will take place after the dinner. The evening will be capped by the Afterglow party which will begin after the awards ceremony.

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