SES: Greenville-Pickens Speedway Postponed One Day

Rain Forces One Day Postponement of Slim Jim All Pro Series Race Greenville, S.C. - August 15 - Just after the starting lineup was set in Bud Pole qualifying heavy rains fell on Greenville-Pickens Speedway forcing postponement of the $44,900...

Rain Forces One Day Postponement of Slim Jim All Pro Series Race

Greenville, S.C. - August 15 - Just after the starting lineup was set in Bud Pole qualifying heavy rains fell on Greenville-Pickens Speedway forcing postponement of the $44,900 Bi-Lo BonusCard 200 presented by Hi-C Blast. The Slim Jim All Pro Series race, part of NASCAR's Touring Division, has been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon August 16 at 2:30 p.m. eastern time.

Raleigh, N.C.'s Derrick Gilchrist will lead the 36-car starting field to the green flag after picking up his third Bud Pole Award of 1998. The driver of the Hamke Race Cars & Parts Chevrolet narrowly edged Darlington, S.C.'s Hal Goodson for the top starting position. Gilchrist toured the flat 0.500 mile oval in a time of 19.725 seconds which resulted in an average lap speed of 91.255 mph. Goodson was just 0.068 seconds slower after completing a lap in 19.793 seconds at 90.941 mph.

Rounding out the top fiver were Sugar Hill, Ga.'s Steven Christian, Greer, S.C.'s Steven Howard and Milford, Oh.'s Jeff Fultz.

Starting Lineup Greenville-Pickens Speedway

Hi-C Blast presents the Bi-Lo BonusCard 200 - August 16, 1998

Car #, Starting Position, Driver, Hometown, Sponsor/Make/Model, Lap Time, Average Speed

1 27 Derrick Gilchrist Raleigh, N.C. Hamke Race Cars & Parts Chevrolet Monte Carlo 19.725 91.255 2 50 Hal Goodson Darlington, S.C. Nortel/Northern Telecom Chevrolet Monte Carlo 19.793 90.941 3 0 Steven Christian Sugar Hill, Ga. BellSouth Chevrolet Monte Carlo 19.894 90.480 4 19 Steven Howard Greer, S.C. Midway Auto Parts Chevrolet Monte Carlo 19.935 90.293 5 86 Jeff Fultz Milford, Oh. JaniKing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 19.958 90.189 6 8 Freddie Query Mooresville, N.C. Greased Lightning Cleaner Degreaser Chevrolet 19.959 90.185 7 28 Billy Bigley, Jr, Naples, Fla. Bilstein Shocks/Team ASE Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.000 90.000 8 45 #Scott Kilby Statesville, N.C. Arndt & Herman Windows Pontiac Grand Prix 20.014 89.937 9 04 Bobby Gill Dalton, Ga. Drinkard Litho Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.092 89.588 10 33 Conrad Burr Concord, N.C. National Peening Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.123 89.450 11 98 Sean Studer Concord, N.C. Old El Paso Mexican Style Foods/Hi-C Chevrolet 20.136 89.392 12 94 Scott Riggs Bahama, N.C. Horizon Motorsports Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.136 89.392 13 80 Toby Porter Greenville, S.C. Mac's Auto Glass Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.152 89.321 14 16 Mardy Lindley Greenville, S.C. Elgin Williamson Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.162 89.277 15 72 Dennis Southerlin Greenville, S.C. Jimmy's Family Restaurant Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.177 89.210 16 99 Lee Tissot Asheville, N.C. Jiffy Lube Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.227 88.990 17 14 Pete Silva Arden, N.C. Atlanta Auto Auction Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.258 88.854 18 31 #Ronnie Burkett Sorrento, Fla. Big Daddy's BBQ Sauces & Spices Chevrolet 20.288 88.722 19 92 #Bobby Newling Charlotte, N.C. Vinyl-Tech/NewFab Stock Car Bodies Chevrolet 20.300 88.670 20 03 Ken Alexander Central, S.C. Greased Lightning Cleaner/Ingles Stores Chevrolet 20.308 88.635 21 09 Randy Gentry Easley, S.C. Carolina Painting/Quality Lift Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.315 88.604 22 22 Mike Cope Pinellas Park, Fla. Travelier Truck Access./Austin Cracker Chevrolet 20.327 88.552 23 37 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, Fla. Jiffy Lube Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.338 88.504 24 61 Jimmy Cope Pinellas Park, Fla. McDonough Plumbing Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.344 88.478 25 21 Steve Mendenhall Raleigh, N.C. Interstate Batteries Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.400 88.235 26 32 #Trent Owens Charlotte, N.C. Richard Petty Driving Experience Pontiac 20.407 88.205 27 25 #David Moyer Simpsonville, S.C. Dolphins 'n' Friends Bite Size Cheddar Crackers Chevy 20.422 88.140 28 7 Jason Mignogna Greensburg, Pa. Mignogna Auto Body Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.544 87.617 29 96 Jeremy Thompson Henderson, Tex. Maxon Communications/S&N Cleaners Chevrolet 20.583 87.451 30 9 Rodger Gentry Easley, S.C. Carolina Painting/Quality Lift Chevrolet Monte Carlo 20.630 87.252 31 4 Ron Young Conyers, Ga. Enforcer Pest Killers/Cofer Bros. Chevrolet Provisional 33 18 Mike Harmon Birmingport, Ala. Southern Insurance Agency Chevrolet Monte Carlo Provisional 32 26 Keith White Higginsville, Mo. Bayer Agricultural/Advantage Flea Adulticide Chevy Provisional 34 12 David Boyd Sterling, Va. AmeriSuites/Bardusch Rental Uniform Service Chevy 20.855 86.310 35 77 Tony Williams Greenville, S.C. Absolute Mopar/C&J Tools Ford Thunderbird 21.028 85.600 36 6 David Hyder High Point, N.C. Clarence's Steak House/Nat'l Auto Exchange Chevy No Time Failed to Qualify 5 Dennis Schoenfeld Ft. Smith, Ark. Victor Ford/Schoenfeld Headers Ford Thunderbird No Time

# denotes Rookie-of-the-Year candidate

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Scott Riggs , Billy Bigley , Mike Harmon , Richard Petty , Trent Owens , David Reutimann , Jeff Fultz , Conrad Burr , Ron Young , Tony Williams
Teams Williams