Originally created 06/20/02

Racing facts

Dodge/Save Mart 350

Where: 2-mile, 10-turn road course at Sears Point Raceway in Sonoma, Calif.

When: Television coverage starts at 2:30 p.m., race starts at 3 p.m.

Broadcast: Television-Fox-Ch. 54; Radio-Performance Racing Network

Distance: 112 laps (350 kilometers)

2001 winner: Tony Stewart

Notes: Road racing is a skill that only a few seem to like, which is why some car owners are bringing in road racers as ringers. Boris Said, Jerry Nadeau and Ron Fellows will drive for Jasper Motorsports, Petty Enterprises and Joe Nemechek Racing, respectively. ... Chevrolet has won eight of the past nine road course races and Pontiac has won the other. ... Sears Point is a twisting road course that rewards track position and an ability to save the transmission and brakes until the final 50 miles.

Other races: Saturday-O'Reilly Auto Parts 200 (NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series) at Memphis Motorsports Park (1 p.m., ESPN); Sunday-Jasper Engines and Transmissions 200 (ARCA Re/Max Series) at Toledo Speedway


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