CHAMPCAR/CART: Texas fast facts

<pre> FAST FACTS FOR THE FIRESTONE FIREHAWK 600 PRESENTED BY PIONEER WHAT: Firestone Firehawk 600 Presented by Pioneer. WHERE: Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas. WHEN: Thursday-Sunday, April 26-29. SUPPORT EVENTS: Dayton Indy...

<pre> FAST FACTS FOR THE FIRESTONE FIREHAWK 600 PRESENTED BY PIONEER

WHAT: Firestone Firehawk 600 Presented by Pioneer.

WHERE: Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas.

WHEN: Thursday-Sunday, April 26-29.

SUPPORT EVENTS: Dayton Indy Lights Championship.

CART SCHEDULE (All Times Local):

THURSDAY, APRIL 26 Indy Lights practice, 3:30-4 p.m. Indy Lights practice, 4:30-5 p.m.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27 Indy Lights practice, 8-9:25 a.m. Champ Car practice, 9:45-11:45 a.m. Indy Lights practice, Noon-12:30 p.m. Champ Car practice, 1:30-3:15 p.m. Indy Lights practice (as required), 3:30-4 p.m. Indy Lights qualifying, 5-6 p.m.

SATURDAY, APRIL 28 Champ Car practice (two groups, 45 minutes each), 9:30-11:15 a.m. Indy Lights warm-up, 12:15-12:30 p.m. Champ Car qualifying, 1:30-3 p.m. Indy Lights race, 3:15-4:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, APRIL 29 Champ Car warm-up, 10-10:30 a.m. Grid Champ Cars, 1:15 p.m. Firestone Firehawk 600 Presented by Pioneer, 2 p.m.

BROADCAST: TV - (ESPN, live, 3 p.m. ET). RADIO - CART Radio Network.

INTERNET - www.cart.com .

PRE-RACE PROGRAMMING: Firestone Firehawk 600 Presented by Pioneer pole qualifying, 1 a.m. ET Sunday, ESPN2. CART 2Day, 11 a.m. ET Sunday, ESPN2.

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Inaugural event.

DEFENDING POLESITTER: Inaugural event.

TRACK LAYOUT: 1.5-mile oval.

RACE LENGTH: TBD

TRACK RECORDS: Inaugural event.

RACE NUMBER: 3 of 21.

FedEx CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES POINTS LEADERS: 1. Cristiano da Matta, 37 points 2. Gil de Ferran, 30 3. Helio Castroneves, 27 4. Paul Tracy, 26 5. Jimmy Vasser, 18

NEXT EVENT: May 6, Lehigh Valley Grand Prix Presented by Toyota, Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, Pa.

-CART-

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Helio Castroneves , Gil de Ferran , Jimmy Vasser , Paul Tracy , Cristiano da Matta