Memphis Wallace Preview

Race: MEMPHIS 200 Day/Date: Sunday, September 13, 1998 Time: 12 p.m. CDT TV/Radio: ESPN/NTN Memphis Motorsports Park is a new track to Mike Wallace and the No. 52 Purolator PureONE Chevrolet. The 3/4...

Race: MEMPHIS 200 Day/Date: Sunday, September 13, 1998 Time: 12 p.m. CDT TV/Radio: ESPN/NTN

Memphis Motorsports Park is a new track to Mike Wallace and the No. 52 Purolator PureONE Chevrolet. The 3/4 mile paved track features 11 degrees of banking in the corners and four and three degrees of banking respectively on the front and back stretch.

The NO. 52 Ken Schrader Racing team has never been to Memphis Motorsports Park.

"This track is brand new to us," said Wallace. "I have never been on this track and in fact, I have never even seen this track. When I travel there on Friday it will be a first. We would like to make history in Memphis like Elvis did. Maybe I'll put on some blue suede shoes and do a little race dance."

Mike Wallace will pilot the same truck he will run at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday. This truck has made some history this season by collecting three top-five finishes and running second at IRP when it had engine failure.

"When we set up for a new track like Memphis we have to compare it to other tracks," said Wally Brown, engineer for Ken Schrader Racing. "Memphis Motorsports Park is comparable to Richmond International Raceway. We figure that along with shared information from teams who did test there we come up with a baseline to go with."

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Ken Schrader , Mike Wallace