Martinsville fact sheet

>From NASCAR Public Relations NASCAR WINSTON CUP FACT SHEET FOR GOODY'S HEADACHE POWDER 500 WHAT: 41 st Annual GOODY'S HEADACHE POWDER 500, NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACE NO. 8 WHERE: Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Virginia ...

>From NASCAR Public Relations

NASCAR WINSTON CUP FACT SHEET FOR GOODY'S HEADACHE POWDER 500

WHAT: 41 st Annual GOODY'S HEADACHE POWDER 500, NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACE NO. 8

WHERE: Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Virginia 526 Mile Paved Speedway

WHEN: Race starts at 1:00 p.m.(EDT), Sunday, April 21, 1996

DISTANCE: 500 Laps (263 Miles)

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

PROMOTER: Promoter: Martinsville Speedway, lnc.

TV: ESPN (live). GOODY'S HEADACHE POWDER 500 AlRTlME: 2:00 p.m.(EDT)

Announcers: Bob Jenkins, Benny Parsons and Ned Jarrett. Pit Reporters: Jerry Punch, John Kernan and Bill Weber.

RADIO: MRN Radio. GOODY'S HEADACHE POWDER 500 AlRTlME: 12:00 p m. (EDT)

Announcers: Barney Hall and Allen Bestwick

Schedule:

FRIDAY, APRIL 19: NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES: Registration and inspection 7:00 a.m.. Drawing to determine order of qualifying 10:30 a.m.. Practice from 11:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m.. Time trials 3:00 p.m.. (positions 1-25).

SATURDAY, APRIL 20: NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES: Registration and inspection 8:00 a.m.. Practice from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 to 12:30 p.m.. Time trials: 1:00 p.m.(positions 26-32). Practice following: the NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series event as time permits.

NOTES OF lNTEREST: Rusty Wallace is the defending champion of the Sprlng NASCAR Winston Cup race at Martinsville Speedway. Ted Musgrave holds the NASCAR Winston Cup qualifying record of 94.129 mph set in September, 1994 at Martinsville. Cale Yarborough holds the 263-mile race record of 79.336 mph set in September, 1978 at Martinsville.

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 Rusty Wallace , Ned Jarrett , Benny Parsons , Cale Yarborough