IPS: IRL: Kansas: Fast facts

WHAT: Ameristar Casino Indy 200 Indy Racing League: Ninth race in 15-race 2002 season Infiniti Pro Series: First race in seven-race 2002 season WHERE: Kansas Speedway, 1.5-mile paved oval WHEN: Indy Racing League: Noon (CDT),...

WHAT:

Ameristar Casino Indy 200
Indy Racing League: Ninth race in 15-race 2002 season
Infiniti Pro Series: First race in seven-race 2002 season


WHERE:
Kansas Speedway, 1.5-mile paved oval


WHEN:
Indy Racing League: Noon (CDT), Sunday, July 7
Infiniti Pro Series: 10:10 a.m. (CDT), Sunday, July 7


DISTANCE:
Indy Racing League: 200 laps/300 miles
Infiniti Pro Series: 67 laps/100 miles


POSTED AWARDS:
Indy Racing League: More than $1 million
Infiniti Pro Series: $100,000


CARS:
Indy Racing League: Dallara and G Force chassis; Chevy Indy V8 and Infiniti Indy V8 engines; Firestone tires
Infiniti Pro Series: Dallara chassis; Infiniti Q45 engines; Firestone tires


2001 RACE WINNER:
Indy Racing League: Eddie Cheever Jr.
Infiniti Pro Series: Inaugural event


2001 SERIES CHAMPION:
Indy Racing League: Sam Hornish Jr.
Infiniti Pro Series: First season


2002 POINTS LEADER:
Indy Racing League: Helio Castroneves
Infiniti Pro Series: Inaugural event

TV:
Indy Racing League:
Pre-race: ESPN2 (live), "Indy Racing 2Day," noon (EDT), July 7
Race: ABC (live), 1 p.m. (EDT), July 7

Infiniti Pro Series:
Highlights: ESPN2, 6 p.m. (EDT), July 25; ESPN2, 11:30 a.m., July 27

RADIO:
Indy Racing League:
MBNA Pole Qualifying: 5:30 p.m. (EDT), July 6
Pre-race: IMS Radio Network (live), 12:30 p.m. (EDT), July 7
Race: IMS Radio Network (live), 1 p.m. (EDT), July 7

SCHEDULE (all times local):

Friday, July 5
9:15-10 a.m. Infiniti Pro Series practice
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Indy Racing League practice (two groups)
2:15-2:45 p.m. Infiniti Pro Series practice
4:15-5:45 p.m. Indy Racing League practice (two groups)

Saturday, July 6
9-9:30 a.m. Infiniti Pro Series practice
9:45-10:45 p.m. Indy Racing League practice (two groups)
2:15-3:15 p.m. Infiniti Pro Series qualifying
3:30 p.m. Indy Racing League MBNA Pole Qualifying
5-5:30 p.m. Infiniti Pro Series final practice

Sunday, July 7
8:30-9 a.m. Indy Racing League final practice (all cars)
10:10 a.m. Inaugural Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series Race (67 laps/100 miles)
11:15 a.m. Grid Indy Racing League cars
Noon Ameristar Casino Indy 200 (200 laps/300 miles) ABC (Live)

THE TRACK:
1.5-mile tri-oval; 55 feet wide
Frontstraight: 2,685 feet banked at 10.4 degrees
Backstraight: 2,207 feet banked at 5 degrees
Turns: 1,697 feet banked at 15 degrees

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Series IndyCar , Indy Lights
Drivers Eddie Cheever , Helio Castroneves , Sam Hornish Jr.