Shawna Robinson in Talladega

14 October 1999

Shawna Robinson
No. 1 Bob Evans Restaurants Racing Chevrolet
Event Preview Fact Sheet

Event:		Winn Dixie 300
Track:		Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway
Track Specs:	2.66-mile oval, 33 degree banking

1999 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Performance

Date	Track	Start 	Finish	Laps	Status

5/22/99	Lowe's Motor Speedway at Charlotte	12	4*	63/63	Running
2/7/99	Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway	5	2	80/80	Running

* STP-Prestone Highest Finishing Rookie Honor
Quick Facts

First woman to win a NASCAR pole position (I-95 Speedway, Florence, S.C.,
in the 1989 NASCAR Goody's Dash Series).

First woman in NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division history to win
a pole position (Busch Light 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 12,
1994), setting a track qualifying record of 174.330 mph.

Robinson returned to racing this year after a three-year hiatus to have
children and develop a successful interior decorating business.

If Robinson wins, she will be the first woman to win a race at Talladega
Superspeedway and a fan will win $100,000 courtesy of the track.

Robinson's Thoughts

"I'm anxious and excited for this race. Talladega is a very fast track and
the draft is very important here. It's a use-your-head-race track -- you
have to think fast to keep the car in one piece. I'm going into this race
with the mindset of having a good time and not worrying about the

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