IRL: Indy500 Team Cheever Monday Notes 99-05-17

INDY 500 PRACTICE NOTES (May 17, 1999) Indianapolis Motor Speedway Inclement weather shortened the third practice day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Team Cheever rookie Wim Eyckmans was able to get in a short practice session...

INDY 500 PRACTICE NOTES (May 17, 1999) Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Inclement weather shortened the third practice day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Team Cheever rookie Wim Eyckmans was able to get in a short practice session and ran a time of 41.948 seconds at a speed of 214.551 mph. Eddie Cheever was not able to get a run in before the rains started.

On a personal note, Team Manager Richard Caron and his wife, Brenda, are on the way to the local hospital in anticipation of delivering their third daughter, Mackenzie. Details to follow.....

Fans can watch practice live at Indy by visiting "www.indy500.com" Fans can watch the live streaming video at "www.indy500.com" at the following times (all times EDT): May 16-21 Noon - 5 p.m. (Practice) May 22 9 - 11 a.m. (Qualifications/Pole Day) May 23 11 a.m. - noon (Qualifications/Bubble Day) May 27 Noon - 2 p.m. (Coors Carburetion Day)

Streaming video is very similar to television, in that it allows fans to see action on the track as fast as the Speedway's closed circuit television system captures it. Fans can log onto "www.indy500.com" and watch on-track action all day, if they choose. For fans who are not running Microsoft Windows Media Player on their computer, a link on the indy500.com Web site will allow them to download it. Windows Media Technologies, including the Windows Media Player, Windows Media Services, Windows Media Tools and Windows Media Audio Software Development Kit, is now available for free download at "www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia". Connect-time charges may apply.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Eddie Cheever , Wim Eyckmans