Park Fastest in Second-Round Qualifying for Daytona 500 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- During Monday's Bud Beer Second-Round Qualifying, Steve Park was the fastest of 14 cars that attempted to better the time they posted during...
Park Fastest in Second-Round Qualifying for Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- During Monday's Bud Beer Second-Round Qualifying, Steve Park was the fastest of 14 cars that attempted to better the time they posted during Bud Pole Qualifying last Saturday. Park drove his No. 1 Pennzoil Chevrolet to a time of 47.494 seconds, for an average speed of 189.498 mph.
Last Saturday, Bobby Labonte and brother Terry captured the only two positions up for grabs, one and two, during first-round qualifying for the Feb. 15 Daytona 500. The younger Labonte, Bobby, grabbed the pole position in his No. 18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac with a lap of 192.415. Two-time NASCAR Winston Cup champion Terry Labonte, ran a lap of 192.127 mph in his No. 5 Kellogg's Chevrolet, to clock the second quickest time of the 55 cars to attempt qualifying runs.
Each Labonte will start from the pole for Thursday's two 50-lap Gatorade 125-Mile Qualifying Races, which will set positions 3-30 for the Daytona 500. The first Gatorade 125 is set to receive the green flag at 12:30 p.m.
The remainder of the Daytona 500 field will be determined by speeds set during three rounds of qualifying and/or selected provisionals.
The 40th Annual Daytona 500, which will be carried live by CBS Sports and MRN Radio, will take the green flag Sunday at 12:15 p.m.
For reserved seat tickets to the Gatorade 125-Mile Qualifying Races or Saturday's 40th Annual NAPA Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Busch Series race, visit the Speedway Ticket Office or call (904) 253-7223.
Daytona 500 Bud Beer Second-Round Qualifying Pos. No. Name Sponsor/Car Speed
1 1 Steve Park Pennzoil Chevrolet 189.498
2 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Chevrolet 189.044
3 91 Kevin Lepage Little Joe's Auto Chevrolet 188.838
4 46 Wally Dallenbach First Union Chevrolet 188.826
5 77 Robert Pressley Jasper Engines Ford 188.123
6 73 Mike Wallace X-1R Chevrolet 187.778
7 59 Mark Gibson CSG Racing Ford 187.731
8 7 Geoff Bodine TBA Ford 187.137
9 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford 187.025
10 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms Ford 186.413
11 14 Loy Allen Jr. Delco Remy America Pontiac 186.131
12 80 Michael Ciochetti Hughes Supply Ford 183.846
13 85 Randy Renfrow Mansion Motorsports Chevrolet 177.071
14 79 Norm Benning Nu-Hart Hair Clinics Chevrolet DNS