Talladega pre-race fact sheet

<pre> WHAT: The 25th running of the True Value IROC series, race two of four. WHERE: Talladega Superspeedway, 2.66-mile high-banked tri-oval. WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 2001 2:30 p.m. (local time) BROADCAST: ABC Sports - Saturday, May 26 at...

<pre> WHAT: The 25th running of the True Value IROC series, race two of four. WHERE: Talladega Superspeedway, 2.66-mile high-banked tri-oval. WHEN: Saturday, April 21, 2001 2:30 p.m. (local time) BROADCAST: ABC Sports - Saturday, May 26 at 5:00 p.m. ET. WHO: 12 drivers, competing at the invitation of True Value IROC race organizers.

NAME: REPRESENTING: Kenny Brack CART FedEx Championship Series Jeff Burton NASCAR Winston Cup Series Eddie Cheever Jr. Northern Light Indy Racing League Mark Dismore Northern Light Indy Racing League Scott Goodyear Northern Light Indy Racing League Jeff Green NASCAR BUSCH Grand National Series Dale Jarrett NASCAR Winston Cup Series Bobby Labonte NASCAR Winston Cup Series Buddy Lazier Northern Light Indy Racing League Ricky Rudd NASCAR Winston Cup Series Tony Stewart NASCAR Winston Cup Series DISTANCE: 101.08 Miles, 38 laps (Yellow flag laps do not count.) No pit stop required.

PURSE: Total $1,025,000 with $250,000 awarded to the Championship based on points standings at the end of the fourth race.

LINE UP: Starting order determined by reversing the finishing order of Daytona, Race 1 with the exception of the pole position. The car color assignments are determined by a blind draw, followed by an additional draw for the pole position in honor of the 25th anniversary season. The driver whose car is selected will start on the pole regardless of where he finished at Daytona. Car numbers reflect driver's current position in points.

CARS: Pontiac Firebird Trans Am, equally prepared by IROC

Last Year: Bobby Labonte won his first True Value IROC race by 0.73 seconds ahead of Mark Martin.

SCHEDULE: Race 3 Race 4 June 9, 2001 August 4, 2001 Michigan Speedway Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2.0-mile high-banked oval 2.5-mile oval 100 miles (50 laps) 100 miles (40 laps) Broadcast: ESPN Broadcast: ESPN Date: (Same Day) Saturday, June 9 Date: Friday, August 10 Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m. ET Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET

True Value IROC at Talladega Fast Facts:

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Series IROC
Drivers Jeff Burton , Dale Jarrett , Bobby Labonte , Tony Stewart , Jeff Green , Eddie Cheever , Buddy Lazier , Mark Dismore , Scott Goodyear , Kenny Brack , Mark Martin