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NASCAR BGN Series ACDelco 200: Friday a.m. Practice Notes

24 October 1997

ROCKINGHAM, NC - Three drivers were involved in separate incidents in turn 
two during this morning's NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division 
practice session at North Carolina Motor Speedway. 

Kevin Schwantz spun the #88 Ryder Chevrolet and hit the outside retaining 
wall damaging the right front and rear fenders. The Ridling Motorsports team 
is attempting to repair the damage in time for this afternoon's qualifying 
round. Schwantz was checked out at the Infield Care Center and released. 

Martin Truex crashed the #56 Blount Seafood Monte Carlo into the outside wall 
in turn two. 

Bill Hoff was also involved in an accident in turn two resulting in a fire 
breaking out in his #86 Chevrolet. Hoff was transported from the Infield Care 
Center to Richmond Memorial Hospital for observation.