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NASCARFans E-Mail List ===== Firstly, Jayski's news: Sources tell him that the Washington-Erving team will be ...

NASCARFans E-Mail List ===== Firstly, Jayski's news:

Sources tell him that the Washington-Erving team will be #60, but there still is a possiblity that it could be #12. == Fleetwood RV announced a three-year sponsorship agreement with Dale Jarrett and Robert Yates Racing. As a result of its new overall marketing strategy, Fleetwood RV has ended its successful three-year relationship with Rusty Wallace and Penske Racing South. The announcement took place at the RV industry's largest show of the year in Louisville, during which Fleetwood and Jarrett revealed Jarrett's new car sporting the Fleetwood RV logo. (also iRace) == The Ford teams get a rare chance to test in December as NASCAR has allowed them a chance to test the new Taurus at Talladega on Dec 16-18th (WC Today) == MRN NASCAR Today reports that Darrell Waltrip is close to signing a sponsor and has 3 good possibilities and that DW plans to race in 1998 and 1999. DW recently underwent rotator cuff surgery is it is healing nicely.(NASCAR Today) == Jayski ponderings (anyone with any concrete answers to any of these questions, please, feel free to send me an email at mailto:mike@nascarfans.com):

Will the #1 Pontiac team owned by Richard Jackson run in 1998 or find a sponsor?

Who will sponsor Geoff Bodine in the #7? MCI/Worldcom?

Who will sponsor Brett Bodine in the #11? ???

What will the Bud Moore team do? Sell to The Steele family? Have Tim Steele as driver only?

Who will DW's sponsor be? FOX America's Most Wanted? Diehard?

Will the #27 David Blair team find sponsorship for driver Tommy Kendell?

Who will replace the Cartoon Network on the #29 Diamond Ridge Chevy?

Who will sponsor Billy Standridge and the #47 Ford?

Will the #64 Fan Sponsored Ford ever see the track and who will drive it?

Will the #91 LJ Racing Chevy find a full time sponsor? and will Kevin LePage drive the car?

Will the #95 Sadler Bros Chevy run in 1998? Who will drive the car?

Who will sponsor the Washington-Erving Ford? 7-Up/Dr Pepper? MCI? What will the # be? #12 or #60?

Where will Morgan Shepherd end up? His own team? The #1 if sponsorship is found?

Do Mike Wallace, Loy Allen, Rick Wilson find WC rides in 1998 ===== The 49th annual NASCAR Winston Cup Series Championship Banquet ceremony will be carried live on ESPN television beginning at 9 p.m. EST on Friday, December 5, 1997. (NASCAR Online) ===== >From Charlotte.Com:

1998 WINSTON CUP SCHEDULE

Dates and sites of 1998 Winston Cup races: Feb. 8: Busch Clash, Daytona International Speedway* Feb. 15: Daytona International Speedway Feb. 22: N.C. Motor Speedway, Rockingham March 1: Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 8: Atlanta Motor Speedway March 22: Darlington Raceway, Darlington March 29: Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn. April 5: Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas. April 19: Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va. April 26: Talladega Superspeedway May 3: California Speedway, Fontana, Calif. May 16: The Winston all-star race, Charlotte Motor Speedway* May 24: Charlotte Motor Speedway May 31: Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, Del. June 6: Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Va. June 14: Michigan Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. June 21: Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, Pa. June 28: Sears Point Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. July 4: Daytona International Speedway July 12: New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, N.H. July 26: Pocono International Raceway, Long Pond, Pa. Aug. 1: Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Aug. 9: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. Aug. 16: Michigan Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. Aug. 22: Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tenn. Aug. 30: New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, N.H. Sept. 6: Darlington Raceway, Darlington Sept. 12: Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Va. Sept. 20: Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, Del. Sept. 27: Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va. Oct. 4: Charlotte Motor Speedway Oct. 11: Talladega Superspeedway Oct. 25: N.C. Motor Speedway, Rockingham Nov. 1: Phoenix International Raceway, Phoenix. Nov. 8: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga. Nov. 15: Exhibition race at Suzuka, Japan* Nov. 21: Exhibition Motegi race in Japan* *--Nonpoints event. ===== Mike Irwin (mailto:mike@nascarfans.com) NASCAR Fans _______________________________________

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Brett Bodine , Darrell Waltrip , Rusty Wallace , Mike Wallace , Morgan Shepherd , Robert Yates
Teams Team Penske , Yates Racing