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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series GM Goodwrench/Delco Battery 300: Fact Sheet

30 October 1997


WHAT : GM Goodwrench/Delco Battery 300K
       NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Race #25 of 26

WHERE : Phoenix International Raceway
        Phoenix, AZ
        1.0-Mile Paved Oval

WHEN :  Saturday, November 1, 1997
        1:35 pm (MST)

DISTANCE : 186 Miles / 186 Laps / 300 Kilometers
           The race will be run in two segments split by a mandatory pit


FIELD : 36 trucks possible. Fastest 32 trucks through time trials. Up to two
provisional starting positions based on 1997 NCTS driver points and two based
on owner point standings.

SANCTION : National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)

PROMOTER : Phoenix Speedway Corporation

     Airtime: 3:35 pm (EST)
     Announcers: Ken Squier, Buddy Baker and Darrell Waltrip
     Pit Reporter: Steve Byrnes, Allen Bestwick and Chad Little

RADIO : NASCAR Truck Network (Live)
        Airtime : 3:15 pm (EST)
        Announcers : TBA


Wednesday, October 29 - OPTIONAL
             12:00 pm : NASCAR Garage Opens
       1:00 - 5:00 pm : Registration and Inspection

Thursday, October 30
              6:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
              7:00 am : Registration and Inspection
              8:00 am : Mandatory Rookie Drivers' Meeting
             10:00 am : Drawing to determine order of qualifying
   11:00 am - 1:00 pm : Practice
              1:00 pm : Time Trials (Positions 1-25)
                  TBD : Practice following time trials as time permits

Friday, October 31
              7:00 am : Registration and Inspection
       8:00 - 8:45 am : Practice
              9:30 am : Time Trials (Positions 36-32)
                  TBD : Final practice following NFSWT event for one hour,
                         time permitting

Saturday, November 1
              7:00 am : Garage Opens
             11:35 am : Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
                        NOTE: NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series registration
                        closes two hours prior to race time.

THE RACE: The Phoenix International Raceway track is a 1-mile asphalt oval
with 11 degrees of banking in turns 1 and 2, 9 degrees of banking in turns 3
and 4 and 2 degrees on the dog-leg.

RECORDS: Qualifying - Jack Sprague; 28.356 seconds; 126.957 mph; 10/25/96
        Race - Jack Sprague; 95.289 mph; 1 hour, 57 minutes, 7 seconds;

PARTICIPATING AWARDS SPONSORS : Craftsman Tools, Chevy Trucks, Goodyear Tires,
Accel Plug Wires, AE Clevite, Anheuser-Busch, Auto Meter Products, Auto
Ventshade Company, Bilstein Shocks, Champion Spark Plugs, Cintas, Competition
Cams, Crane Cams, Dodge Ram Trucks, Earl's Performance Products, Edelbrock
Intake Manifolds, Featherlite Trailers, Fel-Pro Gaskets, Ford Motor Company,
Gatorade, Goodyear Belts & Hoses, Griffin Radiators, Hella Lights, Holley
Performance Products, Hurst Performance Shifters, Hutcherson-Pagan
Enterprises, JE Pistons, Jesel, Inc., Lawson Products, Mallory Distributors,
MCI, Mechanix Wear, Moog Automotive, MSD Ignitions, Plasti-Kote Spray Paint,
Precision Gear, Raybestos Brakes, Russell Performance Products, Simpson
Helmets, Spicer Drive Line, STP Oil Treatment, Tilton Engineering, Unocal 76
Gasoline, Wiseco Pistons, Wix Air Filters, GM Goodwrench Service and Delco