Busy week at Lakeland USA Speedway

NASCAR Racing action returns to the high banks of the USA International Speedway this weekend with the running of the 4th Annual NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series Discount Auto Parts presents the Pennzoil 150. In addition, the SARA Late Model 50 and...

NASCAR Racing action returns to the high banks of the USA International Speedway this weekend with the running of the 4th Annual NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series Discount Auto Parts presents the Pennzoil 150. In addition, the SARA Late Model 50 and PARTS Pro Truck 100 join the two days of excitement plus three time NASCAR Winston Cup champion Cale Yarborough will be in competition driving in the SARA Late Model Series. Racing gets underway at 7:30 PM on Saturday night but there is an entire weekend of activities planned. Inspection and practice will take place on Friday afternoon in preparation for the 7 PM first round qualifying for the NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series. The SARA Late Model series and PARTS Pro Truck series will also conduct first round qualifying on Friday night. Grandstand gates open at 11:30 AM with practice and second round qualifying in the afternoon. The legendary Cale Yarborough and the rest of the drivers on hand will sign autographs beginning at 6 PM in the main grandstand area before heading to their cars for action. The NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series is NASCAR’s sub-compact touring division and has provided some of NASCAR’s most popular drivers an arena to compete and hone their skills before moving to the upper divisions including Winston Cup. Just a few of the drivers who have competed in the Dash series include Michael Waltrip, Davey Allison, Larry Pearson, Hut Stricklin, Phil Parsons and Morgan Shepherd. Cale Yarborough’s Winston Cup career spanned over 30 years with a total of 559 starts and 83 victories. Cale retired from driving in NASCAR’s Winston Cup Series in 1988. He continued his involvement in the premier series until selling the team earlier this year.

USA International Speedway is located east of Lakeland adjacent to Interstate 4 at exit 20. The ¾ mile layout with 14 degrees of banking in the turns provides many teams from varied forms of racing to test as well as compete. In addition to serving as the home track to the USAR Hooters ProCup Series many touring divisions including the NASCAR Goody’s Dash Series, NASCAR All Pro Series, ASA AC-Delco Series and others plan stops for the upcoming 2001 season. Several driving schools also conduct classes at the speedway including the Executive Driving School, which is based at the track. The speedway has also provided the background for several movies, commercials and even a MTV Music Video.

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NASCAR Goody's Dash Series Discount Auto Parts presents the Pennzoil 150 10/21/2000 ** ENTRY LIST **

Car Driver Name Hometown Sponsor Car Make & Model 1 Scott Krehling Naples, FL Germain Automotive Family Pontiac Sunfire 2 Scott Weaver Shelby, NC Weaver Race Cars / Jim Cook Chevrolet Pontiac Sunfire 3 Tony Hargraves Lakeland, FL Gene Hyde Trucking / Precision Air Pontiac Sunfire 5 Ricky Bryant Archdale, NC Washington Apples Pontiac Sunfire 6 Cam Strader Wilson, NC Wesson Cooking Oil / Children’s Miracle Network Mercury Cougar 7 Edward Howell Lakeland, FL Environmental Energy Fuels Pontiac Sunfire 7 Gary Moore Horse Shoe, NC Five Brothers Produce / Torbert Trucking Pontiac Sunfire 9 Ned Combs Newton, NC Duragloss / Wix Mercury Cougar 02 Kelly Sutton Crownsville, MD Team Copaxone Pontiac Sunfire 06 Angie Wilson Nebo, NC Hoss Sauce / Jim Cook Chevrolet Pontiac Sunfire 07 George Crenshaw Lakeland, FL Environmental Energy Fuels Pontiac Sunfire 09 Doug Gainey Bunnell, FL Gator Golf Shop / Orr Tractor Pontiac Sunfire 12 Greg Harris Henderson, NC David Watson Racing Pontiac Sunfire 13 Len Yokum Hammond, LA Pell Automotive / Zimmer Gears Pontiac Sunbird 17 Mike Watts Jefferson, GA Select Broker Inc. / Signature Homes Mercury Cougar 19 Joey Miller Wilmington, NC Discount House Carpet & Vinyl Pontiac Sunfire 20 Ricky Woodard Martinez, GA City of Augusta / Auto America of Augusta Pontiac Sunfire 22 Derrick Kelley Auburndale, FL Discount Auto Parts / Pro 2 Cal Mercury Cougar 23 Tommy Ballard Kannapolis, NC Coastal Telelink Services Pontiac Sunfire 31 Zach Brewer Winston-Salem, NC Old Milwaukee NA / English Mountain Water Pontiac Sunfire 33 Johnny Chapman Stony Point, NC Old Milwaukee NA Pontiac Sunfire 37 Robert Huffman Claremont, NC White House Apple Juice Pontiac Sunfire 38 Roger Sawyer Orlando, FL Orlando Orange County Auto Auction Pontiac Sunfire 44 Doc Brewer High Point, NC Pabst Blue Ribbon / John Boy & Billy Pontiac Sunfire 50 Chad Branham Lugoff, SC Branham Const / Smarr Heating & Air Pontiac Sunfire 52 Mark Keeteman Kannapolis, NC Coastal Telelink Services Pontiac Sunfire 64 Jake Hobgood Winnsboro SC Wynn's / Precision Engine Service Pontiac Sunfire 65 Justin Hobgood Winnsboro, SC Wynn's / Precision Engine Service Pontiac Sunfire 75 Brent Moore Pickens, SC Powell Real Estate / Moore Brothers Ford Escort ZX2 82 Eric Van Cleef Huntsville, AL TRD / Red Line Oil / Toyota Motorsports Toyota Celica 84 B.J. Mackey Rock Hill, SC Van Camp's Beans / Horton Homes Pontiac Sunfire 90 Scott Redmon Alexander, NC Five Brothers Produce / Torbert Trucking Pontiac Sunfire 92 Jimmy Britts Orange Park, FL NAPA Autoparts / Horsepower by Hedrick Pontiac Sunfire 93 Randy Humphrey Cornelius, NC Jim Cook Chevrolet / Humphrey Racing Pontiac Sunfire 94 Keith Roggen Winter Haven, FL Ten Brink Underground / Dallas Auto / Subway Pontiac Sunfire 95 Greg Goodell Easley, SC Van Camp's Beanee Weenee / Galaxy Foods Pontiac Sunfire 99 Bobby Dayton Homestead, FL Five Brothers / Torbert Trucking Pontiac Sunfire

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Series NASCAR , Stock car
Drivers Michael Waltrip , Hut Stricklin , Cam Strader , Kelly Sutton , Angie Wilson , Morgan Shepherd , Robert Huffman , Johnny Chapman , Joey Miller , Justin Hobgood , Cale Yarborough , Jeff Watts , Gary Moore , Davey Allison