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LOWE'S MS FACTSHEET PLUS RACE: EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100, 10-4-01 TRACK: Lowe's Motor Speedway, 1.5-mile paved oval LOCATION: Concord, North Carolina DISTANCE: 100 Miles (67 laps) SANCTION: ARCA SERIES: Event ...

LOWE'S MS FACTSHEET PLUS

RACE: EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100, 10-4-01

TRACK: Lowe's Motor Speedway, 1.5-mile paved oval

LOCATION: Concord, North Carolina

DISTANCE: 100 Miles (67 laps)

SANCTION: ARCA

SERIES: Event #23 of the 2001 ARCA RE/MAX Series

PROMOTER: H. A. "Humpy" Wheeler

SCHEDULE: Wed, Oct 3 Practice 11 AM-2 PM & 6:30 PM-8:30 PM, Old Milwaukee Pole Qualifying 3:30 PM Thurs, Oct 4 EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100 -- 9 PM

POSTED AWARDS: $208,074 in prize, point and contingency money.

TV: Speedvision air dates to be announced RECORDS: Qualifying -- Ryan Newman, 2000, 28.911 seconds (186.780 mph) Race - Tim Steele, 1996, 138.654 mph

NOTES OF INTEREST: The ARCA EasyCare Vehicle Service Contracts 100 will follow Bud Pole Qualifying for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series Thursday night under the lights at Lowe's Motor Speedway. Former ARCA RE/MAX Series champions' Frank Kimmel (current point leader) and Tim Steele are the only former LMS/ARCA winners entered in this year's event. Steele is the all-time LMS winner with 4 victories followed by Kimmel with 2. Additional ARCA RE/MAX Series winners at LMS include Lyndon Amick, Mario Gosselin, Gary Laton, Ryan Newman, Adam Petty, Kirk Shelmerdine, Mark Thompson and Curtis Turner who won the inaugural event in 1964. However, there would be a 32-year hiatus before the series would return in 1996. Steele is also the all-time lap leader at LMS having led 381 laps in 7 races. Shane Hmiel, son of renowned Winston Cup crew chief Steve Hmiel, unofficially posted the quickest speed in ARCA RE/MAX Series recent testing at LMS. Hmiel, in a Ken Schrader Pontiac, checked in at 178.690 mph over 3-time champ Steele at 178.277. From the Sauter racing family, Johnny Sauter is entered in the #19 Target Saws & Blades Chevy with an assist from Richard Childress Racing. Kevin Harvick, who finished 2nd to Kirk Shelmerdine at LMS in 99, was the last driver RCR groomed via the ARCA RE/MAX Series ranks.

CURRENT POINTS: 1) Frank Kimmel 6225; 2) Jason Jarrett 5115; 3) Andy Belmont 4885; 4) Ron Cox 4415; 5) Norm Benning 4140; 6) Todd Bowsher 4060; 7) Chuck Weber 4050; 8) Donny Morelock 4030; 9) Tim Steele 3865; 10) Mike Buckley 2870.

-ARCA-

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Series ARCA
Drivers Adam Petty , Ken Schrader , Kevin Harvick , Ryan Newman , Lyndon Amick , Mike Buckley , Frank Kimmel , Chuck Weber , Jason Jarrett , Shane Hmiel , Donny Morelock , Tim Steele , Kirk Shelmerdine , Johnny Sauter , Ron Cox , Todd Bowsher , Norm Benning
Teams Richard Childress Racing