Speedvision To Feature 56 Hours of Trans-Am in 2000

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Speedvision Network will offer more than 56 hours of BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race coverage in 2000, including five live telecasts. Additional television coverage may also be announced at a later date. ...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Speedvision Network will offer more than 56 hours of BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series race coverage in 2000, including five live telecasts. Additional television coverage may also be announced at a later date. Speedvision's flag-to-flag race coverage of the 35th season of BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series racing kicks off with a live telecast of the Sebring season opener, March 17, part of the 48th Annual Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring presented by Dodge weekend. Following the Sebring opener, other live broadcasts include the Grand Prix of Charlotte at the Lowe's Motor Speedway, April 1; Mosport International Raceway, May 21; the Grand Prix of Texas at the Texas Motor Speedway, September 3; and the Johnson Controls 100 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, October 29. All other races will be televised with tape-delayed coverage, and all races will feature at least one encore presentation. "We are working closely with all of our partners to create the best television package for our fans," said John Clagett, Vice President, SCCA Pro Racing. "With flag-to-flag coverage of all our races, the Speedvision Network offers BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series fans the opportunity to follow the stars and cars of North America's longest-running road racing series as it travels from circuit to circuit." The Stamford, Conn.-based Speedvision is America's first and only cable network dedicated to automobile, aviation, and marine information and entertainment. The 24-hour channel offers a wide range of programming -- from news and lifestyle products to historical documentaries, racing events and instructional shows -- and has grown to a reach of more than 25 million households.

2000 BFGoodrich Tires Trans-Am Series Television Schedule

Race Date Event/Venue Broadcast Date Time (ET) March 17 Superflo 12 Hours at Sebring Weekend Live 3/17 3:30 p.m. Sebring International Raceway Encore Presentation 3/17 9:30 p.m. Sebring, Fla. Encore Presentation 3/18 1:30 a.m.

April 1 Grand Prix of Charlotte Live 4/1 12:00 p.m. Lowe's Motor Speedway, Encore Presentation 4/3 8:30 p.m. Concord, N.C. Encore Presentation 4/4 12:30 a.m. Encore Presentation 4/7 12:00 p.m.

April 16 Johnson Controls 1000 Tape-Delayed 4/21 8:00 p.m. Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Encore Presentation 4/22 12:00 a.m. Long Beach, Calif. Encore Presentation 4/28 2:00 p.m.

May 21 Mosport International Raceway Live 5/21 2:00 p.m. Bowmanville, Ontario, Can. Encore Presentation 5/21 9:00 p.m. Encore Presentation 5/22 1:00 p.m. Encore Presentation 5/26 12:00 p.m.

June 17 Johnson Controls 100 Tape-Delayed 6/26 8:00 p.m. Tenneco Automotive Detroit Grand Prix Encore Presentation 6/27 12:00 a.m. Belle Isle, Detroit, Mich.

July 1 Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland Tape-Delayed 7/8 12:00 p.m. Burke Lakefront Airport Encore Presentation 7/14 12:00 p.m. Cleveland, Ohio

Aug. 19 Motorola 220 Weekend Tape-Delayed 8/26 9:00 p.m. Road America Encore Presentation 9/1 12:00 p.m. Elkhart Lake, Wis.

Sept. 3 Grand Prix of Texas Live 9/3 3:30 p.m. Texas Motor Speedway Encore Presentation 9/8 12:00 p.m. Fort Worth, Texas

Sept. 30 Texaco/Havoline Houston Grand Prix Tape-Delayed 10/13 8:00 p.m. Houston, Texas Encore Presentation 10/14 12:00 a.m.

Oct. 15 Laguna Seca Raceway Tape-Delayed 10/16 8:00 p.m. Monterey, Calif. Encore Presentation 10/17 12:00 a.m.

Oct. 29 Johnson Controls 100 Live 10/29 6:00 p.m. Las Vegas Motor Speedway Encore Presentation 11/3 12:00 p.m. Las Vegas, Nev.

Nov. 19 Aruba Motorsports Complex Live TBA Oranjestad, Aruba Encore Presentation TBA

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