IPSC: Speedway 95, Bangor, Maine fact sheet

2000 International Pro Stock Challenge (IPSC) Fact Sheet WHAT: KISS 94.5150/ Event 2 of 11 WHERE: Speedway 95, Bangor, Maine, 1/3-mile asphalt oval WHEN: Sunday, May 21, 2000 DISTANCE: ...

2000 International Pro Stock Challenge (IPSC) Fact Sheet

WHAT:                   KISS 94.5150/ Event 2 of 11 

WHERE: Speedway 95, Bangor, Maine, 1/3-mile asphalt oval
WHEN: Sunday, May 21, 2000
DISTANCE: 150 laps total
POSTED AWARDS: $30,058 (USD) guaranteed purse and bonus awards, to-date

FIELD: 24 cars. Starting positions 1-10 will be determined by time trials. Positions 11-20 by heat race results. Positions 21, 22, 23 and 24 have been established as series provisionals with the first four drivers from the current 2000 IPSC car owner point standings who have not already qualified being assigned these spots. Additional spots may be assigned as Promoter's Options, at their discretion.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE: (Subject to change)
8 am - Registration and Inspection Open
8:30 am - Practice
11:00 am - Grandstand gates open
1:00 pm - Snap-on Tools Time Trials
2:00 p.m. - Motor Mart Heat Races
Super Street Heat Race
Motor Mart Dash for Cash
Super Street Heat Race
IPSC Consi (if necessary)
Super Street 100-lap Feature (open comp; pays $1,000 to win)
Driver Introduction Ceremony Presented By Snap-on Tools
KISS 94.5 150

THE RACE: The KISS 94.5 150 is the first stop of the 2000 season in New England for the IPSC. Top drivers from New England and Eastern Canada will be competing for the $5,000 winers share of the purse. Expected U.S. entries include: Travis Benjamin, Morril, Maine; Rob Cowett, Presque Isle, Maine; Adam Friend, Pittsfield, Maine; Larry Gelinas, Scarborough, Maine; Tom Mayberry, Naples, Maine; Ralph Nason, Unity, Maine; Ben Rowe, Turner, Maine; Sam Sessions, South Paris, Maine; Dale St. Peter, Caribou, Maine; Gary Smith, Bangor, Maine; Kirk Thibeau, Fort Fairfield, Maine; Kenny Wright, Woolwich, Maine. Expected entries from Nova Scotia, Canada include: Leo Cochrane, Halifax; Dan Eddy, Dartmouth; John Flemming, Halifax; Scott Fraser, Shubenacadie; Steve Henderson, Truro; Mike MacKenzie, Dartmouth; Marty Prevost, Fall River; Mike Riley, Halifax. More teams will enter on or before race day.

IPSC 2000 SCHEDULE: May 6 at Scotia Speedworld, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Winner-Scott Fraser, Shubenacadie,Nova Scotia); May 21 at Speedway 95 in Bangor, Maine; June 4 at Autodrome Montmagny in Montmagny, Quebec; June 17 at Scotia Speedworld; June 24 at Unity Raceway in Unity, Maine; July 16 at White Mountain Motorsports Park in N. Woodstock, New Hampshire; July 22 at Scotia Speedworld; July 29 at Autodrome Montmagny; Aug. 18/19 at Scotia Speedworld (250 laps - $10,000 U.S. to win); Sept. 3 at White Mountain Motorsports Park; Sept. 9 at Scotia Speedworld.

TRACK RECORD: 14.848 seconds. Set by Ralph Nason of Unity, Maine in June, 1998.

SERIES SPONSORS: Major Associate - Copenhagen Inc./Ultramar Corner Stores; Motor Mart; Snap-on Tools Atlantic. Associate - Aluminum Racing Products (ARP); Argo Manufacturing; Bassett Racing Wheels; Casco Bay Yacht Exchange; Downeast Communications; Linco Fisheries; Longacre Racing Products; McCreary Racing Tires; Northern Tire Services; QBR Race Products; Racer's Alliance; SK Racing/ Parts For Trucks; Sunoco Racing Fuels; Yankee Trophies.

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