USAR: Hickory II: Notes of interest, schedule

WHAT: Miller Lite 250 presented Tucson USAR Hooters ProCup Series Race ...

WHAT: Miller Lite 250 presented Tucson
USAR Hooters ProCup Series Race #25 of 30 (Southern Division Race #12)

WHERE: Hickory Motor Speedway -- Hickory, NC
.363-mile, semi-banked asphalt oval

WHEN: Saturday, September 13, 2003 -- 8:00 pm EDT

DISTANCE: 250 Laps/91 Miles

STARTING FIELD: 32 car starting field. 34 cars possible. Fastest 28 cars through time trials. Three provisional positions based on top 30 drivers' position in the Southern Division 2003 points standings. One provisional will be awarded based on top 30 owners' position in the Southern Division 2003 point standings. Provisionals may be added to the field for a former USAR Hooters ProCup Series champion, or a former USAR Hooters ProCup Series Rookie of the Year who competed in 2002.

TELEVISION: SPEED, Wednesday September 17, 2003 (10:00 pm EDT)
SPEED, Friday, September 19, 2003 (Noon EDT)

WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

Saturday, September 13, 2003:
12:30 am --2:30 pm ProCup Practice
5:30 pm ProCup Qualifying Time Trials
6:45 pm Autograph Session
7:35 pm Pre-Race Ceremonies
8:00 pm Miller Lite 250 presented by Tucson

Miller Lite 250 presented by Tucson Notes of Intrest:

* Bobby Gill is looking for his fourth win at the track in the last three years. Bobby Gill won the last time the Southern Division in action at USA International Speedway on August 30. It was just the second win for Gill in 2003.

* Hickory native Shane Huffman, who won the last Hooters ProCup event at HMS in July, has already clinched the Southern Division top seed for the Championship Series. Huffman has a 331-point lead over Jason Sarvis.

* Teammates Jason Sarivs and Steve Christian are separated by just one point heading into the season finale at Hickory.

* Scott Sutherland is currently 31st in the Southern Division point standings just 10 points behind Mike Williams in 30th. The top-30 drivers in points will receive invitation to the Four Champions Championship Series.

* Only 106 points separates Jason Sarvis, who sits second in points, from Bobby Gill, who is currently 10th in points.

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Series Stock car
Drivers Shane Huffman
Teams Williams