Rockingham Fast Facts

Date: Sunday, February 27 Site: North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, North Carolina Track: 1.017 Mile Banked, Paved Speedway Start Time: 12:30 p.m. (EST) Laps: 393 Miles: 400 Television: TNN Announcers: Eli Gold, Buddy Baker and Dick ...

Date: Sunday, February 27 Site: North Carolina Motor Speedway, Rockingham, North Carolina Track: 1.017 Mile Banked, Paved Speedway Start Time: 12:30 p.m. (EST) Laps: 393 Miles: 400

Television: TNN Announcers: Eli Gold, Buddy Baker and Dick Berggren Radio: MRN (Allen Bestwick and Barney Hall)

Defending Champion: Mark Martin Runner-up: Dale Jarrett 1999 Pole Sitter: Ricky Rudd (Finished 30th) Race Record: Jeff Gordon, 1998 (128.423 m.p.h.) Qualifying Record: Mark Martin, 1997 (157.885 m.p.h.)

Total Purse: $2,201,523 Payoffs: Winner: $104,635; Second: 83,675; Third: 71,335 (1999 Figures)

Weekend Schedule All times EST (GMT -5)

Friday, February 25 8:00 am Garage opens 9:00 am Drawing to determine order of qualifying 10:00 am - 11:15 am Practice 12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Practice 2:30 pm Bud Pole Qualifying (Pos. 1-25)

Saturday, February 26 8:00 am Garage opens 9:30 am - 10:45 am Practice 11:30 am Time trials (26-36) TBD Final practice (following NASCAR Busch Series race)

Sunday, February 27                                                             
12:30 pm             Start of the Dura Lube / Kmart 400

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jeff Gordon , Dale Jarrett , Buddy Baker , Mark Martin