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Nevada 100 Fact Sheet What: NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 6:30p.m. Pacific Time Distance: 100 miles, 67 ...

Nevada 100 Fact Sheet

What: NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series

Where: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

When: Saturday, Oct. 13, 6:30p.m. Pacific Time

Distance: 100 miles, 67 laps

Purse: $53,050

Field: 36 cars. Fastest 30 on time trials and six provisionals

TV: None

Qualifying record: M.K. Kanke (145.177 mph, 37.196 seconds) 1998

Race record: This is the first 67-lap event ever on the superspeedway

Last winner: M.K.Kanke (1998)

Notes of interest:

This is the first Southwest Series race on the superspeedway since 1998 and the first 100-mile Southwest race ever on the superspeedway.

Among the notable competitors in the last Southwest Series race on the superspeedway were NASCAR rookie competitors Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch. Harvick finishes third in that race. Matt Kenseth had a fifth-place finish in 1997.

This is the second visit by the Southwest Series to LVMS this year. Craig Raudman won on the 3/8-mile Bullring in May.

LVMS NASCAR Weekly Racing Series champion Jason Allen will make his Southwest Series debut in the Nevada 100. Las Vegas' Steve Rzesnowiecky also will compete.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Matt Kenseth , Kevin Harvick , Kurt Busch , Jason Allen