IRL: Indy500: 2001 schedule update

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 -Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced today a small change to the 2001 Indianapolis 500 schedule of events. When released in July, the 2001 schedule was noteworthy for its return to...

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2000 -Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced today a small change to the 2001 Indianapolis 500 schedule of events. When released in July, the 2001 schedule was noteworthy for its return to a traditional, three-week format. This new schedule included the final day of qualifications - Bump Day - set for Saturday, May 19. Officials have changed that day to a practice day, and made Sunday, May 20 Bump Day.

<pre> The 2001 Indianapolis 500 schedule: Saturday, May 5: 500 Festival Mini Marathon Sunday, May 6: Opening Day, 85th Indianapolis 500 Monday, May 7-Friday, May 11: Practice Saturday, May 12: Pole Day, first day of qualifications Sunday, May 13: Second-day qualifying Monday, May 14-Tuesday, May 15: Track closed Wednesday, May 16-Saturday, May 19: Practice Sunday, May 20: Bump Day, final day of qualifications Monday, May 21-Wednesday, May 23: Track closed Thursday, May 24: Coors Carb Day Sunday, May 27: Race Day, 85th Indianapolis 500

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