http://www.speedtv.com/articles/auto/champcar/14049/ "The proposal for a new Champ Car World Series event to be held next July in downtown San José, Calif., was officially unveiled Friday by San José Mayor Ron Gonzales. The San José Grand Prix, scheduled for July 29-31, 2005, will be contested around the HP Pavilion and the surrounding streets, pending formal approval by the San José City Council. It will be the eighth stop on the 2005 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford schedule. Bob Singleton, who has organized Champ Car events in Canada for a number of years, will serve as general manager for the event." "The mayor said that the city plans a week of activities leading up to the race, including concerts, fairs, charity events and promotional activities in Northern California’s largest city. "