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Schedule and ticket information

By Times staff
© St. Petersburg Times
published February 21, 2003

TODAY

8-8:45 a.m. Trans-Am practice.

9-9:40 a.m. Barber Dodge practice.

10-10:50 a.m. Champ Car practice.

11-11:30 a.m. Pace car on track activities.

11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Champ Car practice.

12:45-1:15 p.m. Fran-Am practice.

1:30-2:05 p.m. Barber Dodge qualifying.

2:20-2:50 p.m. Pace car on track activities,

3:10-4:10 p.m. Champ Car qualifying.

4:40-5 p.m. Trans-Am practice.

5:15-5:45 p.m. Fan appreciation activity.

SATURDAY

8:15-8:45 a.m. Fran-Am qualifying.

9-9:40 a.m. Barber Dodge qualifying.

10-11:15 a.m. Champ Car practice.

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Trans-Am qualifying.

12:20-12:50 p.m. Fran-Am qualifying.

1-1:30 p.m. Pace car on track activities.

1:45-2:45 p.m. Champ Car qualifying.

3-3:30 p.m. Pace car on track activities.

3:45-4:30 p.m. Barber Dodge race.

4:45 p.m. (approximate) Better Than Ezra concert.

SUNDAY

8-8:15 a.m. Fran-Am warmup.

8:30-8:45 a.m. Trans-Am warmup.

9-9:30 a.m. Champ Car warmup.

9:40-10:10 a.m. Pace car on track activities.

10:20-11 a.m. Fran-Am race.

11:30-noon Pace car on track activities.

12:15 p.m. Grid Champ Cars.

1 p.m. Start Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

4 p.m.* Trans-Am race.

* Race will start as soon after conclusion of the Champ Car event as possible.

TICKETS

Ticket packages are available for all three days, for today and Saturday and for Sunday only. Tickets are available at major entry gates beginning at 7 a.m. each day. Personal check will not be accepted. The ticket office phone is toll free at 1-888-347-7333 and information is available at www.gpstpete.com.


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