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NASCAR BGN Series Jiffy Lube Miami 300: Fact Sheet

5 November 1997

                            RACE FACTS
 WHAT: Jiffy Lube Miami 300
       NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division Race #30 of 30
 WHERE: Metro-Dade Homestead Motorsports Complex
        Homestead, FL
        1.5-Mile Paved Speedway
 WHEN: Sunday, November 9, 1997
         12:00 pm (EST)
 DISTANCE: 300 Miles (200 Laps)
 POSTED AWARDS: $748,460
 FIELD: Up to 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: Homestead-Miami Speedway LLC
 TV: CBS (Live)
     Air time: 12:00 pm (EST)
     Announcers: Ken Squier, Ned Jarrett, Buddy Baker
     Pit Reporters: Dick Berggren and Ralph Sheheen
 RADIO: MRN (Live)
        Air time : 11:45 am (EST)
        Announcers: Allen Bestwick and Joe Moore
  Thursday, November 6
               7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
    11:00 am - 3:30 pm : Open Practice
  Friday, November 7
               7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
               8:00 am : Mandatory Rookie Meeting
        8:30 - 9:45 am : Practice
   11:00 am - 12:00 pm : Practice
               1:30 pm : Qualifying (Positions 1-28)
  Saturday, November 8
               8:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
       9:00 - 10:00 am : Practice
              10:30 am : Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
               1:00 pm : Qualifying Race (Positions 33-42)
                   TBD : Final Practice Following NAP Event
  Sunday, November 9
               7:00 am : NASCAR Garage Opens
              10:00 am : Mandatory Drivers' & Crew Chiefs' Meeting
              12:00 pm : Jiffy Lube Miami 300
 Qualifying: Bobby Labonte; Corpus Christi, TX; Chevrolet; 139.074 mph;
              39.087 seconds, 11/2/96
 Race: Kevin Lepage; Shelburne, VT; Chevrolet; 119.158 mph;
        2 hours, 32 minutes, 4 seconds; 11/3/96
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Shocks, Precision Gear, Raybestos Brakes, Richmond Gear, Simpson Helmets, STP
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