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Week in sports

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times,
published August 5, 2001

Auto racing

SATURDAY: De Soto Speedway, 9 miles east of Interstate 75 on State Road 64, Bradenton. Racing starts at 7. Admission: $10 adults, $3 children 6-12; (941) 748-3171.

SATURDAY: Citrus County Speedway, 2 miles south of Inverness on U.S. 41 at Citrus County Fairgrounds. Racing starts at 6:30. Admission: $20 pits, $10 general, $8 seniors and students to age 17, $2 children under 12; (352) 726-9339.

SATURDAY: Sunshine Speedway, 4500 Ulmerton Road, just south of St. Petersburg/Clearwater airport. Racing starts at 7. Admission: $10 adults, $4 children; (727) 573-4598.

SATURDAY: East Bay Raceway, 5 miles south of Interstate 4 on Route 41 near Gibsonton, Tampa. Racing starts at 6:30. Admission: $12 for grandstands, $20 for pits; (813) 677-7223.

Major League Baseball

TODAY: Rays at White Sox, 2:05, Ch. 10.

MONDAY: Rays at White Sox, 2:05.

TUESDAY: Yankees at Rays, 7:15, Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FSN. Tickets $4-$195, through Ticketmaster (727) 898-RAYS or the Tropicana Field ticket office (727) 825-3250.

WEDNESDAY: Yankees at Rays, 7:15, FSN.

THURSDAY: Yankees at Rays, 7:15, Ch. 32.

FRIDAY: Twins at Rays, 7:15, Ch. 32.

SATURDAY: Twins at Rays, 4:15, FSN.

SUNDAY: Twins at Rays, 1:15, Ch. 32.

Florida State League

(all games begin at 7:05 unless noted)

MONDAY: Fort Myers at Tampa, Legends Field, (813) 879-2244; Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30, Dunedin Stadium, (727) 733-9302; Charlotte at Clearwater, Jack Russell Stadium, (727) 442-8496.

TUESDAY: Fort Myers at Tampa; Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30; Charlotte at Clearwater.

WEDNESDAY: Fort Myers at Tampa; Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30; Charlotte at Clearwater.

THURSDAY: Fort Myers at Tampa; Daytona at Dunedin, 6:30; Charlotte at Clearwater.

FRIDAY: Clearwater at Tampa; Dunedin at Sarasota.

SATURDAY: Tampa at Clearwater; Dunedin at Sarasota.


TODAY: Phoenix at Orlando, 4, TD Waterhouse Centre. Tickets $16-$38 through Ticketmaster or the Miracle ticket office, (407) 916-WNBA.

TUESDAY: Cleveland at Orlando, 7:30.

FRIDAY: Orlando at New York, 7:30, Sunshine.

SATURDAY: Miami at Orlando, 7:30.


FRIDAY-SUNDAY: Sports card and collectibles show, Parkside Mall, Park Boulevard and U.S. 19, St. Petersburg, event follows mall hours; (352) 688-6394.

Horse racing

Dog racin

DERBY LANE: Live racing closed for season. Simulcasts of greyhounds, harness and jai alai twice daily; (727) 812-3339. Gandy Boulevard, St. Petersburg (half-mile east of Fourth Street N)


SATURDAY: Tampa Bay Mutiny at Chicago, 8, Sunshine.

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