<pre> WHAT: Pronto Auto Parts 125 Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Race 9 of 18 Events WHERE: Louisville Motor Speedway, Louisville, Ky. .4375-Mile Paved WHEN: Saturday, June 24 2000 DISTANCE: 125...
<pre> WHAT: Pronto Auto Parts 125 Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Race 9 of 18 Events
WHERE: Louisville Motor Speedway, Louisville, Ky. .4375-Mile Paved
WHEN: Saturday, June 24 2000
DISTANCE: 125 Laps (54.6875 Miles)
POSTED AWARDS: $25,350
FIELD: 28 Cars. Twenty-six starting positions will be determined through two laps of qualifying. Two additional positions will be available to any driver in the top 30 current 2000 Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Championship point standings who have not qualified for one of the original 26 positions, provided eligible driver attempts to qualify in qualifying events. Official point standings and not time trial speed will determine these positions.
SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)
PROMOTER: Louisville Motor Speedway Associates, Inc.
TELEVISION: None SCHEDULE: Saturday, June 24 2000 10:00 p.m. Registration Opens & Haulers Park 10:30 p.m. Pit Gates Open 12:30 p.m. Draw For Qualifying 1:00 p.m. Mandatory Meeting - All Drivers and Rookies 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Practice 4:15 p.m. - Mandatory Driver/Crew Chief Meeting at Goody's Dash Trailer 6:00 p.m. - Qualifying (2 Laps) 6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Autograph Session THE RACE: The Pronto Auto Parts 125 will be the ninth of 18 races on the 2000 Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Schedule. Cautions will count towards total race laps and the race can end with a checkered flag or a green-white- checkered flag situation.
RECORDS: DRIVER DATE TIME/SPEED Qualifying: Robert Huffman June 19 1999 15.170 Secs/103.828 mph Race: Robert Huffman June 19 1999 50 Mins 29 Secs / 65.000 mph
EVENT REVIEW: Three-time Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring Champion Robert Huffman dominated this event for the second straight year by leading all 125 laps. However five caution periods and a red flag condition kept the field close throughout the event. At the end Huffman was able to hold off Jake Hobgood for his fourth win in six starts in 1999.
1999 Top 10 At Stats: Louisville Motor Speedway Bud Pole: Robert Huffman 1. Robert Huffman Time of Race 50 Mins 29 Secs 2. Jake Hobgood Average Speed: 65.000 mph 3. Justin Hobgood Margin of Victory: 3 Secs 4. Eddie Kelley Caution Flags: 5 Cautions for 40 Laps 5. Keith Roggen Lap Leaders: Robert Huffman 1-125 6. Ricky Bryant 7. Roger Sawyer 8. Chad Branham 9. Brandon Head 10. Ned Combs
NOTES OF INTEREST:
(1) This event marks the half-way point in the 2000 racing season for drivers with the series.
(2) This will be the third series event at this racecourse with Robert Huffman winning the first two events.
(3) After this event Goody's Pharmaceuticals will be dividing $15,000 among the top ten drivers with the most laps completed against the total run.
(4) Two Hundred and Fifty laps of series racing have been completed at this track with Robert Huffman leading 212 of the 250 laps.
PARTICIPATING AWARDS SPONSORS: Anheuser-Busch, Gatorade, Goody's, Goody's Consistency Award, NAPA Oil Filters, NGK Spark Plugs, Pontiac Racing, Stef's Oil Pans, Tilton Engineering, Toyota, Wiseco Pistons and "76" Race Gasoline.