WHAT: Coca-Cola "150" WHERE: Orange County Speedway, Rougemont, NC (.375 Mile Paved Oval) WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2001 - 7:30 p.m. DISTANCE: 150 LAPS (56.25 MILES) POSTED AWARDS: $25,850 FIELD: Field consists 28 cars. The ...
WHAT: Coca-Cola "150"
WHERE: Orange County Speedway, Rougemont, NC (.375 Mile Paved Oval)
WHEN: Saturday, April 28, 2001 - 7:30 p.m.
DISTANCE: 150 LAPS (56.25 MILES)
POSTED AWARDS: $25,850
FIELD: Field consists 28 cars. The first 26 positions will be determined through one round of qualifying and taking the fastest of two laps. The remaining two positions will be available on a provisional basis to the highest 30 drivers in the final 2000 Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Championship point standings, who have not qualified for one of the original 26 starting positions, provided eligible drivers attempt to qualify. If unused, it will go to the next eligible car from the qualifying procedure. <pre> SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc (NASCAR)
PROMOTER: Orange County Raceway
SCHEDULE: Saturday, April 28 9:00a Haulers enter & Registration opens 9:30a Inspections begin 11:00a Drawing to determine order of qualifying 11:30a Mandatory Rookie Driver's Meeting 12-1:00p Practice 1:30-2:30p Practice 2:45p Mandatory Driver's and Crew Chief's Meeting 4:15p Time Trials (2 Laps) 7:30p COCA-COLA "150"
RECORDS: Qualifying: Ricky Bryant - 14.501/93.097 mph - July 18, 1998 Race: Ricky Bryant - 78.745 mph
THE TRACK: A .375 mile high-banked asphalt oval </pre> 2000 REVIEW: In a race that saw three lead changes among four drivers, Ned Combs claimed his second NGDS Career victory at age 55 and first since 1979. <pre> 2000 Race Top Ten: 1. Ned Combs 2. Ricky Bryant 3. Joey Miller 4. Roger Sawyer 5. B.J. Mackey 6. Keith Roggen 7. Angie Wilson 8. Bobby Dayton 9. Greg Goodell 10. Jimmy Britts
Past Five Winners: Winner: Pole: 2000 Ned Combs Justin Hobgood 1999 Ricky Bryant Chad Branham 1998 Ricky Bryant Ricky Bryant 1988 Larry Caudill Mike Watts 1986 Hut Stricklin
2000 RACE STATS: Bud Pole: Justin Hobgood Time of Race: 47 mins 24 secs. Average Speed: 59.33 mph Margin of Victory: 1 sec Caution Laps: 6 for 44 laps Lap Leaders: Jake Hobgood 1-40; Justin Hobgood 41-75; Scott Weaver 76-100; Ned Combs 101-125 </pre> PARTICIPATING SPONSORS: Goody's Pharmaceuticals, Anheuser-Busch, Toyota Racing Development, Gatorade, Aeroquip, Bowman Distribution, Jesel Rocker Arms, MAC Tools, Mechanix Wear, Stef's Performance, Tilton Engineering, Prestone, "76" Racing Gasoline. <pre> TOP TEN IN POINTS: 1. Justin Hobgood 180 2. Derrick Kelley 170 3. Tim Nichols 165 4. Scott Weaver 160 5. B.J. Mackey 155 6. Robert Huffman 150 7. Joey Miller 145 8. Cam Strader 142 9. Roger Sawyer 138 10. Shane Hmiel 134