1998 NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Race Facts WHAT: Harris Teeter 250 WHERE: Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach, S.C., 0.538 mi. oval WHEN: Saturday, June 13, 1998, 8:00 p.m. DISTANCE: 250 laps (134.5 miles) POSTED...
1998 NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Race Facts
WHAT: Harris Teeter 250 WHERE: Myrtle Beach Speedway, Myrtle Beach, S.C., 0.538 mi. oval WHEN: Saturday, June 13, 1998, 8:00 p.m. DISTANCE: 250 laps (134.5 miles) POSTED AWARDS: $46,600 TV/RADIO: Tape delayed - The Sunshine Network - June 22, 7:00 p.m., June 26, 2:00 p.m., Home Team Sports - June 27, 8:00 p.m., Fox Sports South - TBA
FIELD: 30 cars. Starting positions 1-26 will be determined by time trials (2 laps), positions 27-30 will be available to any of the top 30 eligible drivers in the current 1998 NASCAR Slim Jim All Pro Series Championship point standings, who have entered the event, but have not qualified for one of the original 26 starting spots. If a starting position(s) remains unfilled, then that starting position(s) will become available to the next eligible car from the qualifying procedure for the event.
SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)
PROMOTER: Speedway of South Carolina, Inc.
SCHEDULE: Team Hauler Parking 8:00 a.m. Registration & Inspection 9:00 a.m. Practice 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Time Trials (2 laps, all positions) 6:00 p.m. Harris Teeter 250 8:00 p.m.
THE RACE: The Harris Teeter 250 is the eighth of 19 races on the 1998 Slim Jim All Pro Series schedule. This race represents the 12th time that the Slim Jim All Pro Series will compete at the 0.538 mile oval.
RECORDS: Track Qual. Record: Steve Holzhausen, Bangor, Wisc., Chevrolet, 19.013 secs., 101.867 mph, 4/13/91 Fastest Avg. Speed: Ron Young, Conyers, Ga., Chevrolet, 1 hour, 48 mins., 18 secs., 74.510 mph, 7/20/96 1997 REVIEW: Wildwood, Fla.'s Wayne Anderson drove his Porter Cable Professional Power Tools Chevrolet Monte Carlo to one of his three 1997 wins in the Slim Jim All Pro Series, part of NASCAR's Touring Division. Steven Christian was 0.5 seconds behind in his BellSouth Chevrolet while 1996 winner Ron Young finished third. Rounding out the top five were Hank Parker, Jr. and Gary McCoy. Eleven cars finished on the lead lap with Bud Pole winner Nipper Alsup, Parker, Hal Goodson and, of course, Anderson all leading at various stages of the event.
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