CHAMPCAR/CART: Tickets on sale for Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland

CLEVELAND (March 23, 2000) - IMG Motorsports, organizers of the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented By Firstar, announced today tickets would go on sale to the public for the 2000 race on Friday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m. The Marconi Grand...

CLEVELAND (March 23, 2000) - IMG Motorsports, organizers of the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented By Firstar, announced today tickets would go on sale to the public for the 2000 race on Friday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m.

The Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented By Firstar is one week later this year happening just before the Fourth of July holiday. The CART FedEx Championship Series event will take place on the 2.106-mile temporary circuit at Burke Lakefront Airport, June 30-July 2, 2000.

Tickets are still available in select grandstand seating locations. Weekend reserved seats (good for admission on Saturday and Sunday) range from $25 to $110. General admission grandstand ticket prices are $15 on Saturday and $22 on Sunday. Friday will again be "Free Prix Day." All general admission seating is free that day.

The 2000 race will mark the 19th running of the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented By Firstar. Last year, over 140,000 race fans witnessed the high speed action of Champ Car racing. Cleveland's largest annual sporting event features some of the world's top open-wheel racers like defending race champion Juan Montoya, Michael Andretti, Kenny Brack, Gil de Ferran, Adrian Fernandez, Christian Fittipaldi, Dario Franchitti, Max Papis, Paul Tracy, and Jimmy Vasser.

In addition to Sunday's CART FedEx Championship Series race, the weekend schedule will feature three additional support series. The BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series, the CART Toyota Atlantic Championship, and the Barber Dodge Pro Series races round out the weekend schedule. Practice and qualifying begins on Friday for all race groups.

To order tickets to the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Presented By Firstar, call 1-800-498-RACE or 216-781-3500 (press 1). Also, tickets may be purchased through Tickets.com. Visit Tickets.com online at www.tickets.com or charge by phone at 216-241-6000. Additional Tickets.com outlets include Playhouse Square, Euclid Square Mall, and any Cleveland area Tops Supermarkets. Any one interested in being a part of the race as a volunteer should contact REVS at 216-781-3500 (press 6). Visit www.imgmotorsports.com for further event and ticket information.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Gil de Ferran , Michael Andretti , Jimmy Vasser , Max Papis , Adrian Fernandez , Christian Fittipaldi , Paul Tracy , Dario Franchitti , Kenny Brack