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NASCAR BGN Series Kenwood Home & Car Audio 300: Fact Sheet

14 October 1997

                           RACE FACTS

WHAT: Kenwood Home & Car Audio 300
      NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division Race #28 of 30

WHERE: California Speedway
       Fontana, CA
       2.0-Mile Paved Speedway

WHEN: Sunday, October 19, 1997
         4:00 pm (EDT)

DISTANCE: 300 Miles (150 Laps)


FIELD: 43 cars. Fastest 38 cars through time trials. Up to five provisional
starting positions, including four based on 1997 NBS owner points and one for
a former champion of the NBS.

SANCTION: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR)

PROMOTER: California Speedway Corporation

TV: ESPN (Live)
    Air time: 4:00 pm (EDT)
    Announcers: Dr. Jerry Punch, Benny Parsons and Ned Jarrett
    Pit Reporters: Bill Weber, Ray Dunlap and Kyle Petty

       Air time : 3:45 pm (EDT)
       Announcers: Allen Bestwick and Joe Moore


 Thursday, October 16
              9:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
             11:00 am : Rookie Drivers' Meeting
      12:30 - 2:00 pm : Practice
       3:30 - 5:00 pm : Practice

 Friday, October 17
              6:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
  11:00 am - 12:00 pm : Practice
       1:30 - 2:30 pm : Practice
              4:30 pm : Qualifying (Positions 1-25)

 Saturday, October 18
              7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
      9:00 - 10:00 am : Practice
             11:00 am : Qualifying (Positions 26-38)
                  TBD : Final Practice following NCTS event

 Sunday, October 19
              7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
             10:00 am : Mandatory Drivers' & Crew Chiefs' Meeting
              4:00 pm : Kenwood Home & Car Audio 300


Qualifying: TBD

Race: TBD

1996 REVIEW: This will be the first NASCAR Busch Series Grand National
Division event at this facility.

Degree of Banking in Corners - 14 degrees
Degree of Banking on Frontstretch - 11 degrees
Degree of Banking on Backstretch - 3 degrees
Length of Frontstretch - 3,600 feet
Length of Backstretch - 2,242 feet

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