Night Testing Day 3 of 3

SOURCE: DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY IRWIN FASTEST ON THIRD NIGHT AS TESTING CONCLUDES AT DAYTONA Day 3 of 3 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR Winston Cup Raybestos Rookie-of-the-Year Candidate Kenny Irwin posted the fastest speed on the...

SOURCE: DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

IRWIN FASTEST ON THIRD NIGHT AS TESTING CONCLUDES AT DAYTONA

Day 3 of 3

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR Winston Cup Raybestos Rookie-of-the-Year Candidate Kenny Irwin posted the fastest speed on the third and final night of NASCAR Winston Cup testing Wednesday at Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the inaugural nighttime running of the Pepsi 400 on July 4.

Irwin was clocked at 46.950 seconds, for an average speed of 191.693 mph in his No. 28 Texaco Havoline Ford Taurus. The drivers rounding out the top-five included Mark Martin (190.034 mph), Michael Waltrip (189.673 mph), Rusty Wallace (189.593) and Sterling Marlin (188.996 mph).

The first official nighttime activity of Pepsi 400 weekend is Bud Pole Award Qualifying under the lights on Thursday, July 2 at 8:15 p.m.

Race fans can witness Daytona's new lighting system and two nights of NASCAR Winston Cup practice and qualifying for the price of one, by purchasing a Collectible Pole Night Ticket on or before July 1. By purchasing a Collectible Pole Night Ticket for Thursday's qualifying in advance, race fans receive all of Friday's track action for free including two rounds of practice and all of second-round qualifying. Call the Speedway Ticket Office at (904) 253-7223, or for more information visit www.daytonausa.com.

NASCAR WINSTON CUP TEST SPEEDS -- June 10*

NO  DRIVER                SPEED           NO   DRIVER           SPEED
28   Kenny Irwin          191.693 mph     89   Dennis Setzer    187.891
 6   Mark Martin          190.034         35   Todd Bodine      187.344
21   Michael Waltrip      189.673          7   Geoff Bodine     186.645
 2   Rusty Wallace        189.593         98   Rich Bickle      186.490
40   Sterling Marlin      188.996         77   Robert Pressley  185.529
31   Mike Skinner         188.838         15   Blaise Alexander 184.388
96   Hut Stricklin        188.009         07   Dan Pardus       184.351

* Electronic times taken randomly throughout the day.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Rich Bickle , Rusty Wallace , Michael Waltrip , Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , Sterling Marlin , Hut Stricklin , Robert Pressley , Blaise Alexander , Dennis Setzer , Mark Martin