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RUFFLES 150 FEATHERLITE MODIFIED TOUR FACT SHEET RACE: Ruffles 150, 1997 Featherlite Modified Tour Race ...

RUFFLES 150 FEATHERLITE MODIFIED TOUR FACT SHEET

RACE: Ruffles 150, 1997 Featherlite Modified Tour Race #17

DATE: August 24, 1997 RACE TIME: 3:00 p.m. PURSE:

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

DISTANCE: 150 KM (38 Laps)

PURSE: $88,220

RADIO: WWLZ, 820 AM (Live) TV: ESPN (Live)

QUALIFYING SCHEDULE: Saturday, August 23, at 2:00 p.m.(All positions - European Style)

QUALIFYING RECORD: Steve Park 1:14.300 118.708 mph Sunoco Chevrolet, 1996 Watkins Glen 100

PAST EVENTS: This will be the third visit to Watkins Glen International for the NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour. Last year's inaugural event was held in August during the Parts America 150 weekend. Mike Stefanik won the inaugural event last year and Tim Connolly won the Spring event of this year. Past winners for the NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour are:

YEAR RACE WINNER POLE WINNER 1996 Mike Stefanik Steve Park 1997 Tim Connolly Tim Connolly

EUROPEAN STYLE QUALIFYING: The Ruffles 150 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.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Steve Park