March 2, 1999 SCHRADER MAKES FIRST START IN NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RACE AT LAS VEGAS Ken Schrader, driver of the No. 15 Oakwood Homes Chevrolet on the NASCAR Busch Series will make his first start in a Busch Series car at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
March 2, 1999
SCHRADER MAKES FIRST START IN NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RACE AT LAS VEGAS Ken Schrader, driver of the No. 15 Oakwood Homes Chevrolet on the NASCAR Busch Series will make his first start in a Busch Series car at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Oakwood Homes became primary sponsor of the No. 15 Andy Petree Racing Chevrolet in June of 1998. The combination competed in 10 events and ended the season with three top-10 finishes.
SCHRADER'S SCRAPBOOK Schrader competed in the inaugural NASCAR Winston Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway finishing 21st.
He won the Winston West race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in November of 1997.
He has also has two NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series starts at Las Vegas. He produced an eighth place finish in 1996.
SCHRADER'S STATEMENTS On Daytona ... "It was a great run we were having at Daytona," said Schrader. "We ran good the entire week and backed our times up with winning the pole. We had an opportunity to have a real good finish and possibly a win, but we broke a rear end gear. It was unfortunate, but it was a good run and has the team pretty pumped up about this year."
On Las Vegas ... "I have run Las Vegas in some different series, so I have had some track time there," said Schrader. " I had a taste of victory lane there in the Winston West car, and am real excited about running in the Busch Series there."
SCHRADER'S SHOW CAR Schrader's No. 15 Oakwood Homes Chevrolet will be on display at the Oakwood Homes sales center located on 5785 Boulder Highway from March 1 through March 15. The phone number is (702) 458-5500. Schrader will sign autographs at the sales center from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. on March 4.
SCHRADER'S EQUIPMENT The car the Oakwood Homes team will utilize at Las Vegas is the same car that was used in 1998 at Indianapolis Raceway Park, Richmond (fall) and Homestead. It accumulated one top-10 finish in three starts.
KEN SCHRADER CAREER NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RESULTS
RACES WINS TOP-5 TOP-10 POLES $WON
92 2 18 35 3 $492,002