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<pre> RACE: EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100, Sat May 20, 2000 TRACK: Lowe’s Motor Speedway, 1.5 mile paved quad-oval LOCATION: Concord, North Carolina DISTANCE: 100 Miles (67 laps) SANCTION: ARCA SERIES: Event ...

<pre> RACE: EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100, Sat May 20, 2000 TRACK: Lowe’s Motor Speedway, 1.5 mile paved quad-oval LOCATION: Concord, North Carolina DISTANCE: 100 Miles (67 laps) SANCTION: ARCA SERIES: Event #4 of the 2000 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series PROMOTER: H. A. "Humpy" Wheeler SCHEDULE: Thurs., May 18 Practice, Talladega Pole Award Qualifying (1-25) 1 lap Fri., May 19 Practice, BSR 2nd Round Qualifying (26-34) 1 lap Sat., May 20 EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100 - 6 PM

POSTED AWARDS: $195,772 in prize, point and contingency money.

</pre> ARCA OFFICIAL COMPANIES: Bondo Body Filler, Mar-Hyde Paints, Auto Value Parts Stores, Coachmen RV, Featherlite Trailers, Hoosier Racing Tires, Racing Electronics, 76 Racing Gas.

ARCA OFFICIAL PRODUCTS: Amkus Rescue Tools, Cloyes Gear & Products, Cornwell Quality Tools, Earl's Performance Products, Fastlane Footwear, Fast Track High Performance Driving School, Firefox Industries, Flowmaster Mufflers, Harris Torches & Regulators, Hawk Brake, K&N Filters, K&N Oil Filters, Landrum Spring Service, Lincoln Electric Welders, Motive Gear, QuicShine 99, Racing Champions Diecast Cars, RJS Uniforms, Safe Trac, SpeedVue Racing Tearoffs, S-W Scales by Intercomp.

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES: A&A Manufacturing, ATI Dampers, Auto Meter Instruments, Bilstein Shocks, BSR Racing Products, Carrera Shocks, Clevite Engine Parts, CV Products, Dayco Belts & Hoses, Edelbrock, Ford Motor Co., Gatorade, Hedman Hedders, Holley HP Carbs, Hoosier Tire Midwest, Hutcherson-Pagan, JE Pistons, Loctite Corporation, Maurtco Powder Coating, MSD Ignition, Nelson Specialties, Oceans Resorts, Ohlins Shocks, Penske Racing Shocks, Prestone Antifreeze, Pro Cylinder Heads, Pro Shocks, Quarter Master, Raceline Precision Products, Racing Radios, Reed Cams & Carburetors, Rhyne Racing Engines, Ringers Resources, RJS Safety Equipment, 76 Performance Products, Simpson Race Products, Sportec Helmet Mugs, Talladega Superspeedway, Thermo-Tec Header Wrap, Victor-Reinz Gaskets, Wallace Race Car Lettering, Wiseco Pistons.

<pre> TV: FOX Sports Net Live

RECORDS: Qualifying – Mario Gosselin, 1999, 181.354 mph (29.776 seconds) Race - Tim Steele, 1996, 138.654 mph

</pre> NOTES OF INTEREST: The ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series will again ignite another big night under the lights at Lowe’s Motor Speedway with the EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100 scheduled to roll off at 6 PM Saturday, May 20 prior to The Winston. A record 70 entries representing drivers in 18 states will attempt to make the starting grid on the 1.5-mile superspeedway for the 12th appearance of the ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series since it first ran there in 1964 when Curtis Turner won the inaugural event. 32 years would pass before the series returned in 1996. 3-time ARCA champion Tim Steele is the all-time ARCA winner at LMS with 4 victories and will make his return to LMS this May, his first appearance there since October of ’97. Notable entrants include Kerry Earnhardt making his career-2nd ARCA start, Shawna Robinson in the Mayfield/Kranefuss Ford, CBS/HBO NFL TV analyst Jerry Glanville and Justin Labonte attempting to make his first ARCA start. 4 former ARCA champions are entered including Steele (’93, ’96 & ’97), Bill Baird (’99), Frank Kimmel (’98) and Tracy Leslie (’88).

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Series ARCA
Drivers Frank Kimmel , Kerry Earnhardt , Justin Labonte , Tim Steele , Mario Gosselin , Bill Baird
Teams Team Penske , CIP