NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Ruffles 150: Fact Sheet
20 August 1997
NASCAR FEATHERLITE MODIFIED TOUR FACT SHEET THE RUFFLES 150 What: Race #17, 1997 Season Where: Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, NY When: Sunday, August 24, 1997 - 3:00 pm Distance: 150 kilometers (38 Laps, 93.1 Miles) Sanction: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing - NASCAR Promoter: Watkins Glen International Schedule: FRIDAY, August 22 Park team haulers 4:15 to 7:00 pm SATURDAY, August 23 Registration & Inspection 6:00 am Mandatory Rookie Drivers' meeting 8:00 am Practice 8:40 to 9:35 am and 10:40 to 11:35 am European style qualifying 2:00 pm SUNDAY, August 24 Garage opens 7:00 am Mandatory Drivers' Meeting 11:00 am Posted Awards: $88,220 - including $6,600 in NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Championship Points Fund money, and $11,000 in NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Bonus Plan money. Qualifying Procedure: Starting positions 1 through 30 will be determined by European style qualifying. Positions 31 through 34 have been established for up to four additional starting positions which will be available to any of the top-35 eligible drivers in current 1997 NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour Championship Points Standings who have entered, but failed to qualify for one of the original starting positions. Official points standings, not time trial speed, will determine these positions. Awards Sponsors: Anheuser-Busch, Busch Beer, Carrera Shock Absorbers, Featherlite Trailers, Fluidampr, Fram Oil Filters, Gatorade, Goodyear Tires, Holley Carburetors, Hoosier Tires, JE Pistons, Moroso Blue Max Ignition Wires, PRO Shock Absorbers, STP, Unocal 76.