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Futaba Freedom 100 FAST FACTS WHAT: Futaba Freedom 100, third race in 12-race 2004 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series season. WHERE: Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2.5-mile asphalt oval WHEN: 2 p.m. (EDT), Saturday, May 22 DISTANCE: 40 laps/100...

Futaba Freedom 100 FAST FACTS

WHAT:
Futaba Freedom 100, third race in 12-race 2004 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series season.

WHERE:
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 2.5-mile asphalt oval

WHEN:
2 p.m. (EDT), Saturday, May 22

DISTANCE:
40 laps/100 miles

CARS:
Dallara chassis; Infiniti V8 engines; Firestone tires

2003 RACE WINNER:
Ed Carpenter

2003 SERIES CHAMPION:
Mark Taylor

TV:
ESPN2 (live), 2 p.m. (EDT), May 22

RADIO (broadcasts will be available at indyracing.com, indy500.com):
IMS Radio Network (live), 1:45 p.m. (EDT) May 22
Area affiliate: WIBC-AM 1070, Indianapolis

SCHEDULE (All times local; subject to change):

Thursday, May 20 -- $5 admission; 5 and under free
9 a.m. Indianapolis Motor Speedway public gates open
10:30 a.m.-Noon Menards Infiniti Pro Series practice

Friday, May 21 -- $5 admission; 5 and under free
9 a.m. Indianapolis Motor Speedway public gates open
9-10 a.m. Menards Infiniti Pro Series practice
12:45-2 p.m. Menards Infiniti Pro Series qualifications
5:30-5:45 p.m. Menards Infiniti Pro Series final practice

Saturday, May 22 -- $5 admission; 5 and under free
1 p.m. Futaba Freedom 100 Menards Infiniti Pro Series race (40 laps/100 miles)

THE TRACK:
2.5-mile paved oval
Frontstretch and backstretch: 5/8-mile
Turns and short chutes: 1/4-mile
Width: 50 feet on the straightaways; 60 feet in the turns.
Banking: Turns are banked at 9 degrees, 12 minutes.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was built in 1909 and is the international leader in motorsports entertainment. Home since 1911 to the Indianapolis 500, the world's largest single-day sporting event, the Speedway also plays host to the Brickyard 400 NASCAR race and the United States Grand Prix Formula One race, two of the largest single-day sporting events in the world. In addition to more than 250,000 permanent seats, the Speedway property includes the Hall of Fame Museum, the Brickyard Crossing 18-hole championship golf course and the Brickyard Crossing Inn.

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Mark Taylor , Ed Carpenter