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NASCAR SJAPS: Fact Sheet, Race 15, Lanier National Speedway

17 August 1999

1999 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring, Race Facts

WHAT:	Oral-B presents the Kroger 200
WHERE:	Lanier National Speedway, Braselton, Ga., 0.375-mile oval
WHEN:	Saturday, September 4, 1999, 8:00 p.m.
DISTANCE:	200 laps (75 miles)
POSTED AWARDS:	$44,360 (including $2,760 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR
Touring Championship point fund money.)

FIELD:  30 cars.  Starting positions 1-25 will be determined by time trials
(2 laps), positions 26-29 will be available to any of the top 30 eligible
drivers in the 1999 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Championship
point standings, who have entered the event, but have not qualified for one
of the original 25 starting positions.  The 30th starting position will be
assigned to any Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring Champion driver who
participated as a driver in the 1998 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR
Touring and who did not qualify for one of the original 25 starting
positions, provided eligible driver attempts to qualify.  If a starting
position(s) remains unfilled, then that starting position(s) will become
available to the next eligible car from the qualifying procedure for this

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

PROMOTER:	DLJR, Inc. (Dave Liniger, Jr.)

CONTACTS:	Jim Noltimier, NASCAR, (770) 486-3591
	Dave Liniger, Jr., Lanier National Speedway, (770) 967-8600

SCHEDULE:	Team Hauler Parking	8:00 a.m.
	Registration Opens	8:00 a.m.
	Inspection	9:00 a.m.
	Mandatory Rookie Drivers' Meeting	12:00 p.m.
	Practice	12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
	Mandatory Drivers' Meeting	3:15 p.m.
	Time Trials (2 laps, all positions)	6:00 p.m.
	Kroger 200 Racing Program	8:00 p.m.

THE RACE:  The Kroger 200 presented by Oral-B is the 15th of 16 races on
the 1999 Slim Jim All Pro Series, NASCAR Touring schedule.  This is the
second of two Slim Jim All Pro Series races to be run at Lanier in 1999,
and is the next to last race on the 1999 series schedule.  Series events at
Lanier always draw a generous group of local drivers looking to knock off
the series regulars.

1998 REVIEW:  Eventual 1998 Slim Jim All Pro Series champion Freddie Query
took the lead from Mike Garvey on lap 125 and went on to record his seventh
win of the 1998 season.  The win also represented a clean sweep for Query
at the 0.375-mile oval in 1998 as he won the race held over the July 4
weekend as well.  Ron Young, Garvey, Hal Goodson and rookie Scott Kilby
rounded out the top five.  Eleven cars were running on the lead lap when
the checkered flag waved.  Thirty-five cars attempted to qualify for one of
the 30 starting positions and Goodson captured the Bud Pole Award.  The
race was run in a race record time of 58 minutes, 29 seconds and Query's
average winning speed was 76.945 seconds.  His margin of victory over Young
was 0.37 seconds.  Steven Howard captured the Gatorade Front Runner Award.
There were five cautions for 37 laps and six lead changes among five drivers.

Qual. Record:  John Crow, Concord, N.C., Chevrolet, 13.696 secs., 98.569
mph, 7/3/97
Fastest Avg. Speed :  Freddie Query, Mooresville, N.C., Chevrolet, 58
mins., 29 secs., 9/5/98

· Mike Miller, Donnie Bishop, Mike Garvey, Freddie Query, Toby Porter,
Wayne Willard, Gary Jones, Mike Cope, Steven Christian, Wayne Anderson,
Billy Bigley, Jr. and Derrick Gilchrist have all won races at Lanier
National Speedway.
· Eleven drivers have earned Bud Pole positions at Lanier.  Those drivers
are Steve Holzhausen, Randy Porter, Casey Elliott, Scott Sutherland, Bobby
Gill, Shane Hall, Mike Garvey, Tammy Jo Kirk, John Crow, Jimmy Garmon,
Jerry Awbrey and Hal Goodson.  All of the aforementioned drivers have
earned one pole position with the exception of Kirk and Goodson who have
each won two.
· Sixteen-year-old Jason Hogan and Lawrenceville, Ga.'s Jimmy Garmon are
two regular participants from Lanier's Super Late Model ranks that will be
attempting to qualify for the Kroger 200 presented by Oral-B.  On June 19
the duo finished eighth and ninth, respectively in the Greeson/Horton Homes

STAT OF THE WEEK:  Through 14 of 16 events series points leader Wayne
Anderson has been the only driver to complete all 2590 laps raced in 1999.

POINT FUND SPONSORS:  Slim Jim, Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Ford, Gatorade,
Hoosier Tires, Jasper Engines, STP Corporation, 76 Race Gasoline
Fel-Pro Gaskets, Ford Motor Company, Five Star Stock Car Bodies, Gatorade,
Holley Carburetors, Jasper Engines, Moroso Blue Max Ignition Wires, Moroso
Oil Pans, MSD Ignitions, NGK Spark Plugs, Pro Shocks, Scott Performance
Wire, Stef's Oil Pans, Tilton Engineering.

HEADQUARTERS MOTEL:  Country Inn & Suites, I-985 at Mundy Mill Road,
Oakwood, GA, (770) 535-8080
Track is located 4.5 miles north of I-85 (exit 49) on SR 53