North Wilkesboro fact sheet

>From NASCAR Public Relations Office NASCAR WlNSTON CUP FACT SHEET FOR THE FlRST UNlON 400 WHAT: FIRST UNION 400, NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACE NO. 7 WHERE: North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, N C. .625 Mile Paved ...

>From NASCAR Public Relations Office

NASCAR WlNSTON CUP FACT SHEET FOR THE FlRST UNlON 400

WHAT: FIRST UNION 400, NASCAR WINSTON CUP RACE NO. 7

WHERE: North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, N C. .625 Mile Paved Speedway

WHEN: Race starts at 1:00 p.m.. (EDT), Sunday, April 14,1996

DISTANCE: 400 Laps (250 Miles)

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

PROMOTER: Promoter: North Wilkesboro Speedway, lnc.

TV: ESPN (Live). FIRST UNION 400 AlRTlME: 12:30 p.m. (EDT) Announcers: Bob Jenkins, Benny Parsons and Ned Jarrett. Pit Reporters: Jerry Punch, John Kernan and Bill Weber.

RADIO: MRN Radio, FIRST UNION 400 AlRTlME: 12:45 p.m.(EDT) Announcers: Barney Hall and Allen Bestwick.

SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, APRIL 12: NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES: Registration and inspection: 7:00 a m. Drawing to determine order of qualifying: 10:30 a.m. Practice: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Time trials: 3:00 p.m.. (positions 1-25). SATURDAY. APRIL is: NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES: Registration and inspection: 8:00 a.m. Practice: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Time trials: 12:00 p.m.(positions 26-32). Practice following the Modified event as time permits.

NOTES OF INTEREST: Date Earnhardt is the defending champion of the First Union 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway. Ernie lrvan holds the NASCAR Winston Cup qualifying record of 119.016 mph set in April, 1994 at NWS. Geoff Bodine holds the 250-mile race record of 107.360 mph set in October, 1992 at NWS.

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 Ned Jarrett , Benny Parsons