BUSCH: Lepage Nashville Notes

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Contact: T. Coons 704 552-6933

KEVIN LEPAGE - #88 HYPE CHEVY

NASHVILLE NOTES OF INTEREST

QUOTES Kevin Lepage: "Last year when we where here, we didn't qualify that well, but we gained 18 positions by the time the race was over, finishing 18th. This year our goal is to qualify closer to the front and finish higher."

"Ryder Driver Recruiting, one of our associate sponsors, held the NASCAR BGN Transport Drivers Championship yesterday. I had a blast talking with all the hauler drivers as they competed against each other. They really enjoyed the event. Every one of them told me how much they appreciated Ryder and the chance to compete against each other. Ryder really pushes safety on the road and this was an opportunity to raise safety awareness and have some fun at the same time."

"Panhandle Slim, our newest associate sponsor, has a lot of ties here in the Nashville area. Panhandle Slim, manufacturers of quality western wear, produces shirts for various country music artists, including Brooks and Dunn. This is an additional opportunity for Panhandle Slim to reach both country music fans and NASCAR fans."

NASCAR BGN TRANSPORT DRIVERS DRIVING CHAMPIONSHIP Ryder Driver Recruiting, associate sponsor on both the #88 Hype Chevy and the #43 Lance Chevy, sponsored the first annual NASCAR Busch Series Transport Drivers Championship, Thursday afternoon. Twenty transport drivers took part in the event which consisted of a pre-trip inspection and four maneuvering tasks: off set, alley dock, right turn and stop line. Dennis McCarson, transport driver for the #00 won the overall championship with Scott Moyer, transport driver for the #38, finishing second overall. Ryder Driver Recruiting presented McCarson with a $1000 U.S. Savings Bond. Moyer received a $500 U.S. Savings Bond.

LEPAGE NASHVILLE SPEEDWAY RECORD

Date                Start        Finish Laps Complete        Reason        Money Won
3/19/95            DNS
3/17/96        36        18         314/320                Running         $3,6000

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Kevin Lepage