2004 dates announced

CART has solidified its 2004 schedule, but there are still several questions to be answered. The legal dispute between CART and the Fontana circuit has left the latter part of the season uncertain

2004 dates announced

The California Speedway is suing the body over the cancellation of this year's final round scheduled for the track. The event was called off due to the recent fires in the region.

"We have an unresolved situation in terms of a date at California Speedway," said CART chief Chris Pook. "Until this issue is resolved, we are unable to finalize dates at Mexico City, Korea and Miami.

"However, agreements exist with all of these venues and once the California Speedway issue is resolved, we will announce the remaining race dates.

" A similar situation exists with a possible return to Brands Hatch, and we will be able to proceed in that regard as soon as ownership rights to the track are worked out."

The race in South Korea has been confirmed on what is set to be a "temporary road course". The venue for the Las Vegas event is still uncertain, and the race will not necessarily be run on the city's oval speedway.

Laguna Seca's race will move back to its more traditional September date.




St. Petersburg (Street Course)
Long Beach (Street Course)
Las Vegas (Venue to be confirmed)
Monterrey, Mexico (Road Course)
The Milwaukee Mile (Oval)
Portland (Road Course)
Cleveland (Airfield Course)
Toronto, Canada (Street Course)
Vancouver, Canada (Street Course)
Road America (Road Course)
Denver (Street Course)
Montreal, Canada (Road Course)
Laguna Seca (Road Course)
Surfers Paradise, Australia (Street Course)
Miami (Street Course)**
Mexico City, Mexico (Road Course)**
Seoul, South Korea (Road Course)**
California Speedway (Oval)**

* Subject to final commercial terms
** 2004 sanctioning agreements in place

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