|#1 NASCAR Winston West Schedule-Irwindale|
08/15/2000 8:11 PM
2000 NASCAR WINSTON WEST SERIES RACE FACTS
WHAT: HOME DEPOT 250
NASCAR Winston West Series Race #9 of 12
WHERE: Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, Calif.
1/2-mile Paved Speedway
WHEN: Saturday, August 19, 2000 - 7:30 p.m. PDT
DISTANCE: 250 Laps, 125 Miles
POSTED AWARDS: $105,644
FIELD: 26 cars possible. Fastest 21 cars through time trials. Two provisional starting positions based on 2000 NASCAR Winston West Series Championship driver point standings, two additional provisional starting positions based on 2000 NASCAR Winston West Series Championship owner point standings, one provisional starting position to NASCAR Winston West Series Champion.
TV: Speedvision (Tape Delay)
Air Date & Time: Sept. 2, 12 p.m. EDT (Original broadcast)
Sept, 4, 12 p.m. EDT (Rebroadcast)
Saturday, August 19
8:00 a.m. NWWS Haulers Enter
8:00 a.m. Registration and Inspection
11:00 a.m. Mandatory Rookie Drivers' Meeting
12:00 p.m. Practice to 12:45 p.m.
1:15 p.m. Practice to 2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. Practice to 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Time Trials, All Positions (2 Laps)
6:00 p.m. Mandatory Drivers' Meeting
THE RACE: Irwindale Speedway is a 1/2 mile paved oval with blended banking of six, nine and 12 degrees in the corners and banking of six degrees in the straights. This is the fourth NASCAR Winston West Series race at the track.
Qualifying:Butch Gilliland June 19, 1999 100.722 mph 17.871 seconds
Race Steve Portenga June 19, 1999 69.93 mph 1 hr. 47 min. 15 sec.
1999 REVIEW: Sammy Potashnick won the Bud Pole Award and led the initial stages of the event, before surrendering the lead to Brandon Ash on lap 67. Brendan Gaughan also battled for the top spot in the first half of the event. Austin Cameron charged into the lead just past the midway point, but faced challenges from Bill Sedgwick and Potashnick. Although Kevin Richards mounted a charge to the front, Cameron was back out front by lap 187 and remained there to the finish.
1999 TOP 10 IN EVENT:
1. Austin Cameron
2. Kevin Richards
3. Butch Gilliland
4. Joe Bean
5. Sammy Potashnick
6. Bill Sedgwick
7. Wayne Jacks
8. Gary Smith
9. Brendan Gaughan
10. Sean Woodside
PAST RESULTS OF THIS EVENT
Winner Austin Cameron
Bud Pole Sammy Potashnick
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