Watkins Glen Fact Sheet

BUD AT THE GLEN FACT SHEET EVENT: Thirteenth Annual Bud at the Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Series Race DISTANCE: 220.5 Miles (90 laps) DATE: Sunday, August 9, 1998 TIME: 1:10 p.m. CIRCUIT: Watkins Glen International, 2.45-Mile...

BUD AT THE GLEN FACT SHEET

EVENT: Thirteenth Annual Bud at the Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Series Race

DISTANCE: 220.5 Miles (90 laps)

DATE: Sunday, August 9, 1998

TIME: 1:10 p.m.

CIRCUIT: Watkins Glen International, 2.45-Mile NASCAR Course

STARTERS: 38 (Plus up to five provisional starters)

SANCTION: NASCAR (20th Race of 1998 Season)

PURSE: $1,687,383

QUALIFYING: Friday, August 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. (Positions 1-25) Saturday, August 8, 1997 at 10:45 a.m. (Positions 26-36)

QUALIFYING RECORD: Dale Earnhardt, 120.733 MPH (1:13.054)

ALL-TIME POLE Mark Martin 3, Dale Earnhardt 3, Terry Labonte 2, Morgan Shepherd,

WINNERS: Geoff Bodine, Tim Richmond, Todd Bodine

TRACK RACE Mark Martin, 103.030 mph (1996 Bud at the Glen, 220.5 miles)

RECORDS: ALL-TIME Mark Martin 3, Rusty Wallace 2, Ricky Rudd 2, Jeff Gordon 1, Geoff Bodine 1, Kyle WINNERS: Petty 1. Ernie Irvan 1, Tim Richmond 1

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Jeff Gordon

TELEVISION:   ESPN (Live)
RADIO:    MRN Radio Network (Live)

TICKETS: Watkins Glen International (607) 535-2481 Box 500, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

SATURDAY  Pepsi 150 NASCAR Busch Grand National North
RACES:    Bosch Trans-Am Championship

HISTORIC NOTE: Watkins Glen also hosted Grand National (now Winston Cup) races in 1957 (Buck Baker), 1964 (Billy Wade) and 1965 (Marvin Panch)

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Jeff Gordon , Ernie Irvan , Terry Labonte , Rusty Wallace , Todd Bodine , Marvin Panch , Tim Richmond , Mark Martin