Texas Direct TV 500 Fast Facts

Date: Sunday, April 2nd Site: Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas Track: 1.5 Mile Banked Paved Speedway Start Time: 2 p.m. (est) Laps: 334 Miles: 500 Television: CBS Announcers: Mike Joy, Ned Jarrett...

Date: Sunday, April 2nd Site: Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas Track: 1.5 Mile Banked Paved Speedway Start Time: 2 p.m. (est) Laps: 334 Miles: 500

Television: CBS Announcers: Mike Joy, Ned Jarrett and Buddy Baker Radio: PRN (Doug Rice and Mark Garrow)

Defending Champion: Terry Labonte Runner-up: Dale Jarrett 1999 Pole Sitter: Kenny Irwin (Finished 15th) Race Record: Terry Labonte, 1999 (144.276 m.p.h.) Qualifying Record: Kenny Irwin, 1999 (190.154 m.p.h.)

Total Purse: $4,376,666 Payoffs: Winner: $376,840 Second: 250,100 Third: 181,650 (1999 Figures)

Weekend Schedule All times EST (GMT -5)

Friday, March 31 8:00 am Garage opens 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Practice 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Practice 4:30 pm Bud Pole Qualifying (Pos. 1-25)

Saturday, April 1 10:00 am - 11:00 am Practice 11:45 am Second Round Bud Pole Qualifying

Sunday, April 2 12:00 pm Mandatory driver and crew chief meeting 2:00 pm Start of DIRECTV 500

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Jarrett , Terry Labonte , Ned Jarrett , Buddy Baker