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NASCAR BUSCH SERIES FACT SHEET FOR SUNDROP 400

RACE: SUNDROP 400, 1996 NASCAR Busch Series Race # 8

DATE: April 6, 1996 RACE TIME: 4:00 p.m. (ETA)

LOCATION: Hickory Motor Speedway, Hickory, NC .363-Mile, Asphalt Speedway

DISTANCE: 300 Laps (108.9 Miles)

RADIO: MRN Radio TV: TNN (Live)

STARTING FIELD: Fastest 26 cars through time trials. Four provisional starting positions based on current 1996 NASCAR Busch Series owner points.

QUALIFYING SCHEDULE: Friday, April 5, 2:00 p.m. (All Positions)

QUALIFYING RECORD: Bobby Labonte, Corpus Christi, TX Chevrolet 90.990 mph (14.36 2 seconds) November 6, 1993

RACE RECORD: Johnny Rumley, Winston-Salem, NC Oldsmobile 66.156 mph (1 hour, 38 minutes, 46 seconds): November 7, 1993

PAST EVENTS: This will be the 40th NASCAR Busch Series race to be run at Hickory Motor Speedway since the track joined the series schedule in the inaugural season of 1982. NASCAR Busch Series race winners/pole winners at HMS in Spring events since 1982:

YEAR RACE WINNER BUSCH POLE WINNER 1995 Johnny Benson David Green 1994 Risky Craven David Green 1993 Steve Grissom Ernie Irvan 1992 Tommy Houston Steve Grissom 1991 Butch Miller Jimmy Hensley 1990 Tommy Houston Chuck Bown 1989 Jimmy Spencer Dale Jarrett 1988 Mike Alexander Dale Jarrett 1987 Jack Ingram Brett Bodine 1986 Ronnie Silver Jack Ingram 1985 Jimmy Hensley Tommy Ellis 1884 Jaok Ingram Tommy Ellis 1983 Tommy Ellis Tommy Ellis l882 Jack Ingram Gary Neice

RACE WINS AT HMS SINCE 1982 (39 events): Tommy Houston, Jack Ingram, B Tommy Ellis, 3 Jimmy Hensley, Larry Pearson, Ronnie Silver, 2: Mike Alexander, Sam Ard, Johnny Benson, Chuck Bown, Ricky Craven, Steve Grissom, Dale Jarrett, Bobby Labonte, Butch Miller, Johnny Rumley, John Settlemyre, Dennis Setzer, Morgan The Shepherd, Jimmy Spencer, 1.

Jack Durbin indy500@freenet.tlh.fl.us Motorsport News International jackd@motorsport.com (Moderators for "rec.autos.sport.info") Homepage http://www.freenet.tlh.fl.us/users/indy500/index.html

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Brett Bodine , Ernie Irvan , Dale Jarrett , Bobby Labonte , Jimmy Spencer , Johnny Benson , Ricky Craven , Dennis Setzer , David Green , Jimmy Hensley , Steve Grissom , Butch Miller , Johnny R