FLAT ROCK FACTSHEET RACE: Jasper Engines & Transmissions 150 TRACK: Flat Rock Speedway LOCATION: Flat Rock, Michigan DISTANCE: 150 laps, 38 miles SANCTION: Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) SERIES:...
FLAT ROCK FACTSHEET
RACE: Jasper Engines & Transmissions 150 TRACK: Flat Rock Speedway LOCATION: Flat Rock, Michigan DISTANCE: 150 laps, 38 miles SANCTION: Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) SERIES: Event #13 of the '99 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series PROMOTER: Scott Schultz (734) 782-2480 SCHEDULE: Saturday July 31, 1999 11 AM Registration 2:30-4 PM Practice 5 PM Talladega Pole Award qualifying 7 PM Jasper Engines & Transmissions 150
POSTED AWARDS: $72,456 in prize, point and contingency money
ARCA OFFICIAL COMPANIES: Bondo Body Filler, Mar-Hyde Paints, Auto Value Parts Stores, Featherlite Trailers, Hoosier Racing Tires, Racing Electronics, Stuart RV Land/Coachman, 76 Racing Gas.
ARCA OFFICIAL PRODUCTS: Amkus Rescue Tools, Cloyes Gear & Products, Cornwell Quality Tools, Earl's Performance Products, Fastlane Footwear, FIREFOX Industries, Flowmaster Mufflers, Harris Torches & Regulators, Hawk Brake, K&N Filters, K&N Oil Filters, Landrum Spring Service, Lincoln Electric Welders, Motive Gear, QuicShine 99, Racing Champions Diecast Cars, RJS Uniforms, Safe Trac, S-W Scales by Intercomp.
PARTICIPATING COMPANIES: ATI Dampers, Auto Meter Instruments, Barry Grant Fuel Systems, Bilstein Shocks, BSR Racing Products, Clevite Engine Parts, CV Products, Dayco Belts & Hoses, Diamond Racing Products, Dyn-O-Mat Enviro Products, Edelbrock, Ford Motor Co., Gatorade, Hedman Hedders, Hoosier Tire Midwest, Hutcherson-Pagan, JE Pistons, MSD Ignition, Nelson Specialties, Oceans Eleven Resorts, Ohlins Shocks, Penske Racing Shocks, Peterson Fluid Systems, Prestone Antifreeze, Pro Shocks, Quarter Master, Raceline Precision Products, Racing Radios/Diversified, Reed Cams & Carburetors, Rhyne Racing Engines, Ringers Resources, RJS Safety Equipment, 76 Performance Products, Simpson Race Products, Sportec Helmet Mugs, STP, T&L Engines, Talladega Superspeedway, Thermo-Tec Header Wrap, Wallace Race Car Lettering.
TV: SPEEDVISION for airing Sun, Sep 12 @ 10 PM; Mon, Sep 13 @ 3 AM & 2 PM
RECORDS: Qualifying - Ed Howe, 5/27/89, 74.757 mph (12.039 sec.) Race - Dave Weltmeyer, 6/1/96, 64.133 mph (:35:05)
NOTES OF INTEREST: The Jasper Engines & Transmissions 150 will be the 53rd ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series race held at Flat Rock Speedway since the series first raced there in 1953. Two-time ARCA champion Marvin Smith is the all-time winner at Flat Rock with 6 victories to his credit and is also the all-time Talladega Pole Award winner there with 10. Six former ARCA winners at Flat Rock are currently, or have competed in NASCAR including Winston Cup drivers' Gary Bradberry, Jeremy Mayfield and 1995 ARCA champion Andy Hillenburg, 1988 ARCA champion and Busch Series driver Tracy Leslie and Craftsman Truck Series drivers' Bob Keselowski and Joe Ruttman. Entrants this year include defending champion Frank Kimmel, current point leader Bill Baird, ’88 ARCA champion Tracy Leslie, ’99 Daytona ARCA 200 winner Bobby Gerhart, veterans Mark Gibson, Bob Schacht, Dill Whittymore and Joe Cooksey to name a few. After 11 events in ’99, there have been 7 different winners including 5 first-time winners; Gerhart at Daytona, Baird at Atlanta, Mario Gosselin at Lowe’s, David Keith at Michigan and Blaise Alexander at Toledo.