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INDY RACING LEAGUE SCHEDULE TO END ANNUALLY WITH INDY 500
Published August 29, 1995
The new Indy Racing League, created by Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Tony George, will debut on January 27 with the Indy 200 in Orlando. The only other races during IRL's inaugural season will be the Phoenix 200 on March 24 and the Indianapolis 500 on May 26. The '96-97 season will begin soon after with the New England 200 on August 18 and the Las Vegas 200 on September 15. The IRL will end its championship competition annually with the Indianapolis 500 (AP/SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS, 8/29).