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Atlanta 500 Classic Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga. Round three of the 13-race Indy Racing Northern Light Series INFINITI DRIVERS: *Robbie Buhl, No. 24 Team Purex Dreyer & Reinbold Racing GForce-Infiniti-Firestone *Eddie Cheever Jr., No. 51...

Atlanta 500 Classic
Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga.
Round three of the 13-race Indy Racing Northern Light Series

INFINITI DRIVERS:
*Robbie Buhl, No. 24 Team Purex Dreyer & Reinbold Racing GForce-Infiniti-Firestone
*Eddie Cheever Jr., No. 51 Excite@Home Dallara-Infiniti-Firestone

INFINITI NOTES:
*This will be the third race for the all-new Infiniti 35A engine. Eddie Cheever Jr. scored the best finish with the engine, to date, by finishing ninth at the Infiniti Grand Prix of Miami. Cheever Indy Racing and Dreyer & Reinbold Racing have both had the opportunity to test since the last race. Both teams have reported improvements in solving the handling issues that have been a growing pain with the smaller, lighter 35A engine, which has a lower center of gravity than the previous engine.

SCHEDULE:
*The Atlanta 500 Classic starts at 7 p.m. (EDT) April 28. MBNA Pole Qualifying starts at 8 p.m. April 27.
Practice sessions start at 2:30 p.m. (two groups) and 5:15 p.m. (two groups) April 27, and 3:30 p.m. April 28.

TV/RADIO BROADCASTS:
*The Atlanta 500 Classic will be televised live on ESPN2 at 7 p.m. (EDT) April 28. "Indy Racing 2Day" will be televised live at 6:30 p.m. April 28 on ESPN2.
*ESPN2 will televise MBNA Pole qualifying at 4 a.m. (EDT) April 28.
*The Indy Racing Radio Network will broadcast a 30-minute pre-race show at 6:30 p.m. (EDT) April 28, followed by the live race broadcast at 7 p.m.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Eddie Cheever , Robbie Buhl
Teams Dreyer & Reinbold Racing