Watkins Glen fact sheet

BUD AT THE GLEN FACT SHEET EVENT: Twelveth Annual Bud at the Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Series Race DISTANCE: 220.5 Miles (90 laps) DATE: Sunday, August 10, 1997 TIME: 1:10 p.m. CIRCUIT: Watkins...

BUD AT THE GLEN FACT SHEET

EVENT: Twelveth Annual Bud at the Glen NASCAR Winston Cup Series Race

DISTANCE: 220.5 Miles (90 laps)

DATE: Sunday, August 10, 1997

TIME: 1:10 p.m.

CIRCUIT: Watkins Glen International, 2.45-Mile NASCAR Course

STARTERS: 38 (Plus up to five provisional starters)

SANCTION: NASCAR (20th Race of 1997 Season)

PURSE: $1,352,113

QUALIFYING: Friday, August 8, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. (Positions 1-25) Saturday, August 9, 1997 at 10:45 a.m. (Positions 26-38)

QUALIFYING RECORD: Dale Earnhardt, 120.733 MPH (1:13.054)

ALL-TIME POLE WINNERS: Mark Martin 3, Dale Earnhardt 3, Terry Labonte 2, Morgan Shepherd, Geoff Bodine, Tim Richmond

TRACK RACE RECORD: Mark Martin, 103.030 mph (1996 Bud at the Glen, 220.5 miles) ALL-TIME WINNERS: Mark Martin 3, Rusty Wallace 2, Ricky Rudd 2, Kyle Petty 1, Ernie Irvan 1, Tim Richmond 1, Geoff Bodine 1.

DEFENDING CHAMPION: Geoff Bodine

TELEVISION: ESPN (Live)

RADIO: MRN Radio Network (Live)

TICKETS: Watkins Glen International (607) 535-2481 Box 500, Watkins Glen, NY 14891

SATURDAY Burnham 150 NASCAR Busch Grand National North RACES: Serengeti Eyewear SCCA Trans-Am Championship

HISTORIC NOTE: Watkins Glen also hosted Grand National (now Winston Cup) races in 1957 (Buck Baker), 1964 (Billy Wade) and 1965 (Marvin Panch)

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Terry Labonte , Rusty Wallace , Kyle Petty , Morgan Shepherd , Marvin Panch , Tim Richmond , Mark Martin