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NASCAR BGN Series ACDelco 200: Fact Sheet

22 October 1997

                            RACE FACTS
 WHAT: ACDelco 200
       NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division Race #29 of 30
 WHERE: North Carolina Motor Speedway
        Rockingham, NC
        1.017-Mile Paved Speedway
 WHEN: Saturday, October 25, 1997
          2:00 pm (EDT)
 DISTANCE: 200 Miles (197 Laps)
 POSTED AWARDS: $348,060
 FIELD: Up to 43 cars. Fastest 38 cars through time trials. Up to five
 provisional starting positions, including four based on 1997 NBS owner points
 and one for a former champion of the NBS.
 SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)
 PROMOTER: North Carolina Motor Speedway
 TV: TNN (Live)
     Air time: 2:00 pm (EDT)
     Announcers: Rick Benjamin, DArrell Waltrip and Buddy Baker
     Pit Reporters: Glenn Jarrett, Steve Byrnes and Larry McReynolds
 RADIO: MRN (Live)
        Air time : 1:45 pm (EDT)
        Announcers: Allen Bestwick and Joe Moore
  Friday, October 24
               7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
               8:00 am : Rookie Drivers' Meeting
       8:30 - 10:00 am : Practice
      11:30 - 12:00 pm : Practice
               1:00 pm : Qualifying (Positions 1-38)
                   TBD : Practice following NWC Qualifying
  Saturday, October 25
               7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
              12:00 pm : Mandatory Drivers' & Crew Chiefs' Meeting
               2:00 pm : ACDelco 200
 Qualifying: David Green; Owensboro, KY; Chevrolet; 153.419 mph;
              23.864 seconds, 10/20/94
 Race: Mark Martin; Batesville, AR; Ford; 124.397 mph;
        1 hour, 36 minutes, 38 seconds
 Degree of Banking in Turns 1 and 2 - 22 degrees
 Degree of Banking in Turns 3 and 4 - 25 degrees
 Degree of Banking on Straights - 8 degrees
 Length of Frontstretch - 1,300 feet
 Length of Backstretch - 1,367 feet
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