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BRISTOL, TN. (August 4 2000) - It was a dream come true for Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring driver Zach Brewer when he recorded his first and only career series win in 1999. What made his feat so astonishing was that it came at...

BRISTOL, TN. (August 4 2000) - It was a dream come true for Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring driver Zach Brewer when he recorded his first and only career series win in 1999. What made his feat so astonishing was that it came at Bristol Motor Speedway, without a doubt the toughest short-track in racing today. Four factors made Brewer's feat one to remember. Brewer was a rookie driver with the series, he made the starting field via a provisional starting spot, had to pit on the backstretch of the high-banked .533-mile oval and he made a three-wide pass with just two-and-a-half laps remaining in the 150-lap event to lead three rookie drivers across the finish line. The late Davey Allison also won from the backstretch at Bristol as well as seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup National Champion Dale Earnhardt with his win at Bristol in August 1999. "We are going to Bristol with one thought on our mind," stated Brewer. "We have not done anything since we won at Bristol last year so maybe going back will give us the impetus we need to turn things around. It has been a frustrating season so far and we have taken some time to regroup. But winning last year like we did, showed all of us that it can be done. One of the driving forces in me is the words of the late Jimmy Valvano, "Don't give up, Don't ever give up". We are going back to Bristol to win again." The greatest fan spectacular in Bristol Motor Speedway history is on tap for the Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring drivers when they combine with NASCAR's Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring drivers on August 23 for $90,200 in posted awards as a prelude to NASCAR's most popular race weekend, August night racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. The $35,400 Pabst Blue Ribbon 150 for Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring and the $54,800 Reel Saver 250 for the Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring drivers will provide race fans with 400-laps of close, exciting, wheel-to-wheel competition. "Bristol Motor Speedway has always been one of the most challenging venues for our touring series drivers," said Tom Deery, NASCAR vice-president. "We are most fortunate to have a Bristol Motor Speedway where drivers can display the necessary skill and professionalism needed to master the challenges of such a historic facility. Putting two of our touring divisions on the same night will give NASCAR race fans the opportunity to view great short-track racing action." Mike Swaim Jr. holds the Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring qualifying record at Bristol with a time of 16.439 Secs (116.722 mph) set in 1998 while Edward Howell holds the race record with a speed of 78.020 mph set in 1994. "This NASCAR doubleheader may be the greatest race ticket value in our history," said Jeff Byrd, vice president and general manager, Bristol Motor Speedway. "Fans will be able to see two NASCAR series in 400 laps of NASCAR August night racing at Bristol. And the ticket price is just $15.00 for adults and children 12 and under will be admitted absolutely free. It's a great way to kick off NASCAR fans' favorite race weekend." "Bristol is tough on both the driver and the machine," said three-time Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring National Champion Robert Huffman. "It is tough physically and mentally because you have to always be thinking ahead. Things happen so fast. You can't see from one turn to the other until you are on top of the turn. Your spotter can't let up for a minute. He needs to be talking to you all the time to let you know what is ahead. If there is an accident or someone spins in front of you, you have to really get on the binders and slow down." Nine NASCAR Touring Series blanket the United States, bringing special events to many NASCAR Weekly Racing Series tracks and some NASCAR superspeedways and road courses. NASCAR Touring Series are extremely popular with fans and competitors. NASCAR Touring Series can provide a competitor with an entire career, or they can provide valuable experience to competitors moving through the NASCAR ranks. Corporate sponsors make significant contributions to NASCAR Touring Series point funds. These sponsors include Anheuser-Busch, Featherlite, Goody's Headache Powders, Raybestos Brakes, RE/MAX International, Inc., Slim Jim and R. J. Reynolds brand, Winston.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Robert Huffman , Davey Allison