NASCAR: Kenny Irwin Fastest in Final Daytona Night Test
11 June 1998
Irwin was clocked at 46.950 seconds, for an average speed of 191.693 mph in his No. 28 Texaco Havoline Ford Taurus. The drivers rounding out the top-five included Mark Martin (190.034 mph), Michael Waltrip (189.673 mph), Rusty Wallace (189.593) and Sterling Marlin (188..996 mph).
The first official nighttime activity of Pepsi 400 weekend is Bud Pole Award Qualifying under the lights on Thursday, July 2 at 8:15 p.m.
Race fans can witness Daytona's new lighting system and two nights of NASCAR Winston Cup practice and qualifying for the price of one, by purchasing a Collectible Pole Night Ticket on or before July 1. By purchasing a Collectible Pole Night Ticket for Thursday's qualifying in advance, race fans receive all of Friday's track action for free including two rounds of practice and all of second-round qualifying. Call the Speedway Ticket Office at (904) 253-7223, or for more information visit www.daytonausa.com.
NASCAR WINSTON CUP TEST SPEEDS -- June 10* NO DRIVER SPEED NO DRIVER SPEED 28 Kenny Irwin 191.693 mph 89 Dennis Setzer 187.891 6 Mark Martin 190.034 35 Todd Bodine 187.344 21 Michael Waltrip 189.673 7 Geoff Bodine 186.645 2 Rusty Wallace 189.593 98 Rich Bickle 186.490 40 Sterling Marlin 188.996 77 Robert Pressley 185.529 31 Mike Skinner 188.838 15 Blaise Alexander184.388 96 Hut Stricklin 188.009 07 Dan Pardus 184.351 * Electronic times taken randomly throughout the day.Editors Note: The images displayed in this article are available for larger viewing in The Racing Image Galleries and The Visions of Speed Art Gallery