BUSCH: Watkins Glen fact sheet

LYSOL 200 FACT SHEET RACE: LYSOL 200, 1998 NASCAR Busch Series DATE: June 28, 1998 RACE TIME: 12:30 P.M. PURSE: $402,649 LOCATION: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2.45-Mile Road ...

LYSOL 200 FACT SHEET

RACE: LYSOL 200, 1998 NASCAR Busch Series

DATE: June 28, 1998

RACE TIME: 12:30 P.M.

PURSE: $402,649

LOCATION: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2.45-Mile Road Course

DISTANCE: 200.9 Miles (82 Laps)

RADIO: MRN

TV: ESPN (Live)

STARTING FIELD: Fastest 33 cars through time trials. Ten provisional starting positions based on current 1998 NASCAR Busch Series owner points, past champions provisionals and NASCAR Busch North Series Points.

QUALIFYING SCHEDULE: Saturday, June 27, 2:00 P.M. (All positions - European Style)

QUALIFYING RECORD: David Green 1:16.038 115.995 mph 1996 Lysol 200

RACE RECORD: 2 Hours, 11 Minutes, 47 Seconds Terry Labonte, June 1996

PAST EVENTS: This is the eighth event for the NASCAR Busch Grand National series at Watkins Glen International since the track rejoined the series schedule in 1991. The NASCAR Busch Series race winners/pole winners in the events here at Watkins Glen International since 1991:

YEAR RACE WINNER POLE WINNER

1997                Mike McLaughlin                Joe Nemechek
1996                Terry Labonte                        David Green
1995                Terry Labonte                        Terry Labonte
1994*                Terry Labonte                        Ricky Craven#
1993*                Bill Elliott                        Ernie Irvan
1992*                Ernie Irvan                        Kenny Wallace#
1991*                Terry Labonte                        Terry Labonte

* Original race distance 150 miles. # No time trials, field set according to point standings.

EUROPEAN STYLE QUALIFYING: The Lysol 200 field will be set with "European Style" qualifying, in which cars qualify in groups, with their best lap counting as their qualifying time. Cars will run up to five laps each, in-groups of five to six cars. The cars will be grouped according to their potential, with the faster cars going later in the session.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Bill Elliott , Ernie Irvan , Terry Labonte , Joe Nemechek , Kenny Wallace , Mike McLaughlin , Ricky Craven , David Green