BNS: Dover: Paul Wolfe preview

DOVER, DE (Sept. 22, 2004) - Paul Wolfe likes speed. So it is not a surprise that the 27-year-old driver loves to race at the fastest track on the NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch North Series schedule, Dover International Speedway. Busch...

DOVER, DE (Sept. 22, 2004) - Paul Wolfe likes speed. So it is not a surprise that the 27-year-old driver loves to race at the fastest track on the NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch North Series schedule, Dover International Speedway. Busch North teams make their annual visit to the Monster Mile on Friday, Sept. 24 for the MBNA America 150.

Wolfe won the Bud Pole and finished second in the Sept. 2002 Busch North Series race at Dover. That qualifying performance at 24.315 seconds (148.057 miles per hour) was the fastest qualifying lap in BNS history. Last year's event was rained out.

"Dover is one of my favorite tracks," Wolfe said. "There is plenty of banking in the turns, and it makes for some exciting racing. We are looking forward to coming back this year, especially since last year's race was cancelled."

Dover is also special for Wolfe because it is the track where he made his Busch Series debut last year. Wolfe drove to an impressive 16th place finish after starting the Stacker 200 in 33rd.

Wolfe will drive the No. 19 Racing for a Cure Chevrolet. The Central New York native comes to Dover with five straight top-10s in the series. Dover is the fourth race of the season for the Racing for a Cure program, an initiative designed to support cancer awareness and research at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York. Western New York-area businesses the Salhen Packing Company, Wegmans Food Markets and the West Herr Automotive Group are the sponsors.

Qualifying is scheduled for Thursday at 3:15 p.m. and the race will begin Friday at 4:15 p.m. HDNet will air the race live. Speed Channel will show it on Saturday, Nov. 27 at noon.

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