ALMS Sebring, Florida
The 2005 Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear will consist of twelve races across the United States and Canada at some of the finest racing facilities in North America. The season will kick off in March at Sebring International Raceway as part of the 12Hours of Sebring activities. With over one hundred thousand fans in attendance, the atmosphere is perfect for starting a new season of racing. In April the series will then move up the state to St Petersburg to take part in the Indy Racing League's initial foray into road course racing around the streets of the city, before heading up to Road Atlanta for the first of two events in 2005. May and June will each host a single event with the series returning to the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course for the second consecutive season before heading to Montreal and the renowned Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as part of the Formula One weekend for the first time in series history. The action intensifies in July with three races on the calendar. The series kicks off the July Fourth weekend on the Pikes Peak oval then spends the middle of the month at Infineon Raceway in the heart of the California wine country and finishes off the month at Portland International Raceway. I n August the series makes it 's annual Midwest and Northeast swing racing at Road America in the heart of Wisconsin before crossing the border into Canada to Race at Mosport International Raceway. September hosts the penultimate round of the championship with a return trip to Road Atlanta during the Petit Le Mans weekend. For the second consecutive year the season will wrap up in October at the spiritual home for both Mazda and the Star Mazda Championship, the world renown Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, California.