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IROC XXIII at Daytona: Starting Lineup

11 February 1999

Watch the IROC Drivers Draw Starting Positions
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Starting lineup for the first round of the International Race of Champions XXIII was set this morning at Daytona International Speedway by lottery. The twelve participating drivers drew lots to determine not only starting position but paintjobs. Aside from the colors, there will be no differences among the racecars when the drivers fire them up for the start of the race on Friday, February 12.

Labonte will take the place of Al Unser, Jr. in Friday's race. Unser will miss the race do to a family emergency.


TRUE VALUE INTERNATIONAL RACE OF CHAMPIONS
STARTING LINEUP FOR IROC XXIII ROUND ONE
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 1999  

Pos Driver              Originating Series               Car Color
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 1  Dale Jarrett        NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Petty Blue
 2 *Bobby Labonte       NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Red

 3  Adrian Fernandez    CART FedEx Championship Series   Yellow
 4  Dale Earnhardt Jr.  NASCAR Busch Grand National      Lime Green

 5  Eddie Cheever       Pep Boys Indy Racing League      Bright Green
 6  Dale Earnhardt      NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Cream

 7  Kenny Brack         Pep Boys Indy Racing League      Silver
 8  Rusty Wallace       NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Aqua

 9  Jeff Burton         NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Purple
10  Greg Moore          CART FedEx Championship Series   Dark Blue

11  Jeff Gordon         NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Orange
12  Mark Martin         NASCAR Winston Cup Series        Gold

*Substituting for CART FedEx Championship Series driver Al Unser Jr.