BNS: Watkins Glenn fact sheet

Burnham Boilers 150 BUSCH NORTH GRAND NATIONAL FACT SHEET RACE: Burnham Boilers 150, 1997 NASCAR Busch Grand National North Series Race ...

Burnham Boilers 150 BUSCH NORTH GRAND NATIONAL FACT SHEET

RACE: Burnham Boilers 150, 1997 NASCAR Busch Grand National North Series Race # 16

DATE: August 9, 1996

RACE TIME: 12:00 P.M.

PURSE: $143,945

LOCATION: Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, N.Y. 2.45-Mile Road Course

DISTANCE: 150 Miles (62 laps)

RADIO: N/A TV: ESPN (Live)

STARTING FIELD: The starting field will be determined through European Qualifying on Thursday at 2:15 p.m. with the first 34 starting positions going to the fastest qualifiers. Four provisional starting spots will be awarded to non-qualifiers.

QUALIFYING SCHEDULE: Thursday, August 7, 1996 at 2:15 P.M. (European Style Qualifying)

QUALIFYING RECORD: Curtis Markham 1:18.450 112.428 mph RACE RECORD: 2 Hours, 0 Minutes, 34 Seconds, 1995 Joe Bessey

PAST EVENTS: This weekend marks the fifth return for the NASCAR Busch Grand National North Division to Watkins Glen International. This is the thrid time the Busch North event will be 150 mile event, formally 125 miles. Past race winners and pole sitters since the inaugural Busch North 125:

YEAR RACE WINNER POLE WINNER

1996 Andy Santerre None (Qualifying Rained Out) 1995 Joe Bessey Curtis Markham 1994 Butch Leitzinger Butch Leitzinger 1993 Bobby Dragon Curtis Markham

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