Treadway Racing News Release Race Advance-Fast Facts Round Eleven of the IRL Championship-Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas 500K, October 11, 1998 Car Title ...
Treadway Racing News Release Race Advance-Fast Facts Round Eleven of the IRL Championship-Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas 500K, October 11, 1998
Car Title #5 Sprint PCS/RadioShack/QUALCOMM Car Package G-Force/Aurora/Firestone
Driver Arie Luyendyk
Las Vegas Motor Speedway Facts
- Race will be run Sunday afternoon, October 11 at 1:00 p.m. local time - Race will feature live coverage from TNN starting at 4:00 p.m. Eastern - IRL cars will run 208 laps on the 1.5 mile oval - Track features over six different racing surfaces and facilities - Las Vegas hosts superbikes, Winston Cup, trucks, and sprint cars over the course of the season - Qualifying record is still held by Arie Luyendyk-set on 9/14/96 with a run of 23.824 sec. or 226.491 mph - Luyendyk started from the pole at the inaugural event in 1996
About the Track
1.5 mile oval superspeedway Front Straight: 2,657 Feet Back Straight: 2,187 Feet Banking in Turns: 12 degrees Banking on Front Straight: 9 degrees Banking on Back Straight: 3 degrees
The Las Vegas 500K will be broadcast live on TNN at 4:00 PM (EDT). A same-day delayed broadcast of qualifying will be aired on Speedvision at 9:00 p.m. on October 10. Fans can hear the race live on the IMS Radio Network at 4:00 p.m., with pre-race show beginning at 3:30 p.m.