2002 HILLS BROS COFFEE ALL PRO SERIES, NASCAR TOURING FACT SHEET WHAT: Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Race 1 of 13 Events WHERE: Who's Your Daddy Big Daddy's South Boston Speedway, South Boston, Va., 4/10-mile ...
2002 HILLS BROS COFFEE ALL PRO SERIES, NASCAR TOURING FACT SHEET
WHAT: Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Race 1 of 13 Events
WHERE: Who's Your Daddy Big Daddy's South Boston Speedway, South Boston, Va., 4/10-mile oval
WHEN: Saturday, March 9 2002
DISTANCE: 150 Laps (60 Miles)
POSTED AWARDS: $51,750
FIELD: 32 Cars. Twenty-seven starting positions will be determined through two laps of qualifying. Positions 28 - 29 will be available to any driver in the top 30 2001 Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Championship point standings who has not qualified for one of the original 27 positions, provided eligible driver attempts to qualify in qualifying events. Provisional positions 30 - 31 are available to any top 30 car owner in the current 2001 points standing who has not qualified for one of the original 27 positions and provisional position 32 will be for a past champion who ran in 2001 on the series. Official points standing and not time trial speed will determine these positions.
SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)
PROMOTER: Millennium Motorsports of VA., Inc., d/b/a South Boston Speedway
TELEVISION: Tape Delayed NASCAR Speed Channel March 25 2002 8:00 pm (ET) & March 27 (Check Local Listing)
Friday, March 8 2002 8:00 a.m. - Registration Opens and Haulers Park 9:00 a.m. - Gates Open and Inspection begins 9:30 a.m. - Mandatory Rookie Meeting 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hills Bros. Coffee All Pro Practice 4:00 p.m. - Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Qualifying (2 Laps) 5:00 p.m. - Hauler Exit Pit Area For Outside Parking 5:30 p.m. - Pits Close
Saturday, March 9 2002 7:00 a.m. - Registration Opens 7:00 a.m. - Pit Gates Open 10:40 a.m. - Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Mandatory Drivers Meeting 12:30 p.m. - On Track Autograph Session (All Divisions) 1:00 p.m. - Driver Introductions (All Divisions) 1:30 p.m. - All Pro 150-Lap Race Will Follow 50-Lap Limited Late Models, 150-Lap Late Model Stocks and a second 50-Lap Limited Late Model race.
THE RACE: The South Boston Speedway, NASCAR All Pro 150 will be race 1 of 13 races on the 2002 Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Schedule. Cautions will count towards total laps and the race can end with a checkered flag or a green-white-checkered situation. <pre> RECORDS: DRIVER DATE TIME/SPEED Qualifying: Derrick Gilchrist April 11 1998 14.722 Secs/97.813 mph 200-Lap: Hal Goodson June 17 1995 1 Hr. 04 Mins. 51 Secs, 74.02 mph </pre> EVENT REVIEW: This racetrack provides so much history to drivers on the Hills Bros Coffee All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring. So many NASCAR stars, past and present, have raced at this track with this facility being the home track of Jeff and Ward Burton, NASCAR Winston Cup drivers. There will be many new drivers competing in this event who have never raced at this track. Freddie Query wasted little time in 1998 dominating the race. Starting from the outside front row position, he took the lead on lap one and led the entire 200 laps with Billy Bigley Jr. in hot pursuit the entire race after starting third on the grid. Bud Pole winner Derrick Gilchrist exited the event on lap seven when the engine in his car expired. <pre> 2000 Top 10 At Stats: 200-Lap Race South Boston Speedway Bud Pole: Jeff Fultz 1. Jeff Fultz Time of Race: 1 Hr. 02 Mins. 48 Secs 2. Benny Gordon Average Speed: 57.325 mph 3. Wayne Anderson Margin of Victory: .102 Secs. 4 Gregg Pope Caution Flags: 6 For 48 Laps 5. David Reutimann Lap Leader: Jeff Fultz 1 - 150 6. Ken Weaver 7. Charlie Bradberry 8. Jarod Robie 9. Jimmy Foster 10. Richie Beasley </pre> NOTES OF INTEREST: (1) This will be the initial event for the Hills Bros All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring series under the new title series name.
(2) The series ran here six times in the 90's with six different drivers winning Bud Pole Starts and five drivers winning those events. Freddie Query was the only double winner with stops in victory lane in 1994 and1998.
(3) Jeff Fultz won the Bud Pole and led all 150- laps in the only series appearance of 2000 at the track.
(4) Billy Bigley Jr.. 2000 NASCAR All Pro Champion has won a Bud Pole starts at South Boston and is returning to the series for 2002.
(5) NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series regular, Rick Crawford has entered this event. This will be his first series start since 1997.
PARTICIPATING AWARDS SPONSORS: Anheuser-Busch, Carrera Shocks, Competition Cams, Five Star Bodies, Ford Motor Company, Gatorade, Goodyear Belts & Hoses, Hills Bros, Holly Carburetors, Hoosier Tires, JE Pistons, Jesel Rocker Arms, Mac Tools, Moroso Blue Max Ignition Wires, MSD Ignitions, Quick Car, Wix, and "76" Race Gasoline.