Michigan Race Facts

<pre> WHAT: The 24th running of the True Value IROC series, race three of four. WHERE: Michigan Speedway, 2.0-mile banked tri-oval. WHEN: Saturday, June 10, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time BROADCAST: (Live) ESPN WHO: 12 drivers, competing...

<pre> WHAT: The 24th running of the True Value IROC series, race three of four.

WHERE: Michigan Speedway, 2.0-mile banked tri-oval.

WHEN: Saturday, June 10, 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time

BROADCAST: (Live) ESPN

WHO: 12 drivers, competing at the invitation of True Value IROC race organizers.

TRUE VALUE IROC XXIV DRIVERS NAME: REPRESENTING: Jeff Burton NASCAR Winston Cup Series Eddie Cheever Jr. Indy Racing Northern Light Series Mark Dismore Indy Racing Northern Light Series Dale Earnhardt NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Earnhardt Jr. NASCAR BUSCH Grand National Series Jeff Gordon NASCAR Winston Cup Series Dale Jarrett NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Labonte NASCAR Winston Cup Series Mark Martin NASCAR Winston Cup Series Greg Ray Indy Racing Northern Light Series Tony Stewart NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rusty Wallace NASCAR Winston Cup Series

DISTANCE: 100 Miles, 50 laps (Yellow flag laps do not count.) No pit stop required.

PURSE: Total $760,000 with $225,000 awarded to the Championship based on points standings at the end of the fourth race.

LINE UP: Starting order determined by reverse of point standings. Car Colors are assigned by random draw. Car numbers reflect driver's current position in points.

CARS: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, equally prepared by IROC, equipped with Goodyear Eagle radial tires and specially finished with brilliant DuPont ChromaSystem Colors.

WEBSITE: www.irocracing.com

Last Year: One of the most famous finishes in True Value IROC competition: Dale Earnhardt and his son, Dale Earnhardt Jr., battled down to the stripe with father beating son by 0.007 second, setting a new margin of victory record. REMAINING SCHEDULE: Race 3 Race 4 June 10, 2000 August 4, 2000 Michigan Speedway Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2.0-mile, banked tri-oval 2.5 mile oval 100 miles (50 laps) 100 miles (40 laps) Broadcast: Live ESPN Broadcast:(Next Day) ABC Time: 12 Noon ET. Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

6/10/2000 will be the 95th IROC Event & 26th Michigan IROC Event

Most Wins - Al Unser Jr. with four wins: Only other multiple winners - Neil Bonnett (3), Geoff Brabham (2), Dale Earnhardt (2).

Winners, From Pole Position: Bobby Allison, IROC 6 (1978), Al Unser Jr., True Value IROC 19 (1995).

Winners, Leading Start-To-Finish: Dale Earnhardt, True Value IROC 14 (1990)

Winners, Starting From Last (12th Position): Dale Earnhardt, True Value IROC 23 (1999)

Wins By Division: (of 25 wins) 15 Stock Car, 8 Open Wheel, 2 Sports Car

Michigan Race Record: 176.910 mph (Mark Martin 8/17/96) 35 minutes, 44 seconds

Race Lead Change Record: 25 (IROC 4, Race One, 9/18/76)

Over-All Margin of Victory: 0.007 Second - Dale Earnhardt over Dale Earnhardt Jr., True Value IROC 23 (1999)

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Series IROC
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Dale Earnhardt Jr. , Jeff Burton , Jeff Gordon , Dale Jarrett , Bobby Labonte , Tony Stewart , Rusty Wallace , Greg Ray , Eddie Cheever , Al Unser Jr. , Mark Dismore , Bobby Allison , Geoff Brabham , Mark Martin