Watkins Glen Fast Facts

13th Annual Bud at the Glen Fast Facts Defending Winners: Jeff Gordon Qualifying Records: Dale Earnhardt, 1:13.054, 120.733 MPH Clarification: If weather dictates, NASCAR Winston Cup drivers will qualify and race on Goodyear Wet Weather...

13th Annual Bud at the Glen Fast Facts

Defending Winners: Jeff Gordon

Qualifying Records: Dale Earnhardt, 1:13.054, 120.733 MPH

Clarification: If weather dictates, NASCAR Winston Cup drivers will qualify and race on Goodyear Wet Weather Tires.

Guidelines used to determine of drtivers will take to the track:

No standing water.

Amount of spray from cars.

Heaviness of rain.

NASCAR Officials have the final say on whether the drivers will compete in wet conditions.

Race Facts: Dale Earnhardt & Geoff Bodine are tied for leading the most races (8) at Watkins Glen International.

Mark Martin has led the most laps in the Bud at the Glen (199).

Mark Martin is the all-time winner of the Bud at the Glen (3).

Mark Martin has the most top five finishes (9).

Mark Martin has the most top ten finishes (9).

Mark Martin & Dale Earnhardt tied for the most poles at three. Dale Earnhardt has completed every lap but one at Watkins Glen International.

Mark Martin is the all-time money winner in the Bud at the Glen, $543.985 Darrell Waltrip has completed every lap entered at Watkins Glen International

There are seven previous winners in the field.

Story Lines:

Darrell Waltrip rejuvenated. Can he keep the streak alive at Watkins Glen International?

Earnhardt has been strong in qualifying; can he win his second race of the season at Watkins Glen International?

Nine different winners in 19 different events.

Two first time winners this year, can the Bud at the Glen produce another?

Road racing star Ron Fellows returns to Watkins Glen International to drive for his former boss, Buz McCall in the #96 Caterpillar Chevrolet in the Bud at the Glen.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Jeff Gordon , Darrell Waltrip , Ron Fellows , Buz McCall , Mark Martin