Coca-Cola 600 Fact Sheet

From NASCAR Public Relations Office NASCAR WINSTON CUP FACT SHEET FOR THE COCA-COLA 600 WHAT: 37th Annual Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACE NO. 11 WHERE: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina ...

From NASCAR Public Relations Office

NASCAR WINSTON CUP FACT SHEET FOR THE COCA-COLA 600

WHAT: 37th Annual Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACE NO. 11

WHERE: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina 1.5 Mile High Banked Paved Speedway

WHEN: Race starts at 5:00 p.m. (EDT), Sunday, May 26 go

DISTANCE: 600 Miles (400 Laps)

SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, lnc. (NASCAR)

PROMOTER: Promoter: Charlotte Motor Speedway, lnc. SCHEDULE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 22:

NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES: Registration and inspection 10:00 a.m. Drawing to determine order of qualifying 1:00 p m. Practice from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Time trials 7:00 p.m. (positions 1-25)

NASCAR Busch SERIES: Registration 12:00 noon. inspection 1:30 p.m.

THURSDAY, MAY 23:

NASCAR Winston Cup: Registration and inspection up 9:00 a.m. Practice from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Time trials 6:00 p.m. (positions 26-38). Practice from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

NASCAR Busch Series: Registration and inspection 9:00 a.m. Practice from 11 :00 a.m. to 1 :00 p.m. and 2:00 p m. to 3:00 p.m. Time trials 4:30 p.m. (positions 1-28).

FRIDAY, MAY 24:

NASCAR Winston Cup: No Practice.

NASCAR Busch Series: Practice from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Red Dog 300 Qualifying Race 2:00 p.m. (positions 28-42). Practice from 4:00 p m. to 5 00 p.m.

SATURDAY, MAY 25:

NASCAR Winston Cup: Practice from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and following the NASCAR Busch Series event for one hour as time permits.

NASCAR Busch Series:

START OF RED DOG 300 1:00 p.m.

TV: WTBS (Live), (404) 827-1717 COCA COLA 600: 5:00 p.m. (EDT) Announcers: Ken Squier. Dick Berggren, Buddy Baker Pit Reporters: Randy Pemberton and Steve Byrnes

RADIO: Performance Racing Network

NOTES OF INTEREST: Bobby Labonte is the defending champion of the Coca- Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Ward Burton set the NASCAR Winston CUP qualifying record of 185.759 mph in October, 1994 at CMS. Bobby Labonte holds the 600-mile race record of 151.952 mph set in May, 1995 at CMS.

Jack Durbin indy500@freenet.tlh.fl.us Motorsport News International jackd@motorsport.com (Moderators for "rec.autos.sport.info") Homepage http://www.freenet.tlh.fl.us/users/indy500/index.html

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Ward Burton , Bobby Labonte , Buddy Baker