LYSOL 200 BUSCH GRAND NATIONALFACT SHEET RACE: LYSOL 200, 1997 NASCAR Busch Series Race ...
LYSOL 200 BUSCH GRAND NATIONALFACT SHEET
RACE: LYSOL 200, 1997 NASCAR Busch Series Race #17
DATE: June 39, 1997 RACE TIME: 1:00 P.M. PURSE: $314,310
LOCATION: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2.45-Mile Road Course
DISTANCE: 200.9 Miles (82 Laps) RADIO: MRN TV: CBS (Live)
STARTING FIELD: Fastest 36 cars through time trials. Four provisional starting positions based on current 1997 NASCAR Busch Series owner points, plus one past champions provisional.
QUALIFYING SCHEDULE: Saturday, June 27, 2:45 P.M. (All positions - European Style)
QUALIFYING RECORD: David Green 1:16.038 115.995 mph 1996 Lysol 200
RACE RECORD: 2 hours, 11 minutes, 47 seconds Terry Labonte, June 1996
PAST EVENTS: This is the seventh event for the NASCAR Busch Grand National series at Watkins Glen International since the track rejoined the series schedule in 1991. The NASCAR Busch Series race winners/pole winners in the events here at Watkins Glen International since 1991:
YEAR RACE WINNER POLE WINNER
1996 Terry Labonte David Green 1995 Terry Labonte Terry Labonte 1994* Terry Labonte Ricky Craven# 1993* Bill Elliott Ernie Irvan 1992* Ernie Irvan Kenny Wallace# 1991* Terry Labonte Terry Labonte
* Original race distance 150 miles. # No time trials, field set according to point standings.
EUROPEAN STYLE QUALIFYING: Both the Lysol 200 and Polaroid 125 will set the field with "European Style" qualifying, in which cars qualify in groups, with their best lap counting as their qualifying time. Cars will run up to five laps each, in groups of five to six cars. The cars will be grouped according to their potential, with the faster cars going later in the session.