NASCAR Busch North New England Ford Dealers 125: Fact Sheet
20 August 1997
NASCAR BUSCH NORTH SERIES, GRAND NATIONAL DIVISION FACT SHEET NEW ENGLAND FORD DEALERS 125 What: Race #16, 1997 Season NASCAR Busch North Series, Grand National Division Where: Riverside Park Speedway Agawam, MA When: Saturday, August 23, 1997 Distance: 125 Laps (31.25 Miles) Sanction: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing - NASCAR Promoter: Riverside Park Enterprises, Inc. Schedule: SATURDAY, August 23 - Registration & Inspection 12:00 pm Drivers' Meeting 2:00 pm Practice 3:00 to 4:30 pm Time Trials 6:00 pm 20-Lap Qualifying Race - TBA Feature approximately 8:30 pm Posted Awards: $67,245 - including $2,200 in NASCAR Busch North Series Championship Point Fund money and $9,800 in NASCAR Busch North Series Bonus plan money. Qualifying Procedure: All cars will time trial. Top 20 cars will advance to feature event. Fastest qualifier will draw to determine re-draw of top four, six or eight cars. Positions 21 and 22 will be filled by the top-two finishers from the 20-Lap Qualifying Race. Positions 23 through 26 have been established for up to four additional starting positions which will be available to any of the top-35 eligible drivers from the current 1997 NASCAR Busch North Series 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, AE Clevite Engine Parts, Aeroquip, Autolite Spark Plugs, Auto Meter Products, Champion Spark Plugs, Competition Cams, Edelbrock Intake Manifolds, Flowmaster, Ford Motor Company, Fram Oil Filters, Gatorade, Goodyear Belts & Hoses, Griffin Radiator, Holley Carburetors, JE Pistons, Jesel Rocker Arms, Kar Products, Lincoln Electric, McCreary Tire, MCI, Moog Chassis Parts, Moroso Blue Max Ignition Wires, Motorsports Designs, MSD Ignition, Penske Shocks, Precision Gear, Prestone, Racing Capital "Race To New Hampshire", Raybestos Brakes "Rookie of the Year", Richmond Gear, Simpson Firesuits, STP Corporation, UNOCAL 76, Wagner Brake Products, Wiseco Pistons, Wix Air Filters.