Grand American Announces 2003 Schedules. Schedule Increases to 11 Races for Grand-Am Cup.

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DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Grand American Road Racing Association announced its 2003 schedule Grand-Am Cup Series during a press conference at Daytona International Speedway today.

“As Grand American continues to grow, so does our schedule,” noted Grand American President Roger Edmondson. “In addition to the wonderful tracks we raced at this season, we have added a new racing venue and will return to another classic road course in 2003.”

The Rolex Series and Grand-Am Cup will christen the new Barber Motorsports Park during the fourth round of the season, May 16-18. The 2.3-mile, 16-turn road course, currently in the final stages of construction, will bring road racing to the heart of the South with its location only minutes outside of Birmingham, Ala.

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2003 Event Schedule

Dates Track (Distance)

Jan 3-5 Preseason Testing (Test)

Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Jan 31-Feb 2 Daytona 250 (250 Mile)

Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Apr 12-13 Miami 250 (250 Mile)

Homestead-Miami Speedway, Miami, Fla.

May 2-4 Phoenix Twin 200s (Twin 200s)

Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix, Ariz.

May 16-18 Barber Park Twin 200s (Twin 200s)

Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala.

June 6-8 California 250 (250 Mile)

California Speedway, Fontana, Calif.

June 20-22 The Glen 250 (250 Mile)

Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y.

June 27-29 Mid-Ohio Twin 200s (Twin 200s)

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington, Ohio

Sept 12-14 Sunoco 94 Mosport 3 Hour (3 Hour)

Mosport International Raceway, Bowmanville, Ontario

Sept 19-21 Mont-Tremblant 250 (250 Mile)

Le Circuit Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Oct 3-5 3 Hours of VIR (3 Hour)

Virginia International Raceway, Alton, Va.

Oct 31-Nov 2 Daytona Finale (3 Hour)

Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, Fla.

as of 11/07/2002 – subject to change without notice

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