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2001 NAPA Auto Parts 500

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Official name  NAPA Auto Parts 500
2001 NAPA Auto Parts 500
Date  April 29, 2001 (2001-April-29)
Location  California Speedway, Fontana, California
Course  Permanent racing facility 2.0 mi (3.23 km)
Distance  250 laps, 500 mi (804.672 km)
Average speed  143.118 miles per hour (230.326 km/h)

The 2001 NAPA Auto Parts 500 was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series stock car race held on April 29, 2001 at California Speedway in Fontana, California. Contested over 250 laps on the 2-mile (3.23 km) asphalt D-shaped oval, it was the tenth race of the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series season. Rusty Wallace of Penske Racing won the race.

Background

The track, California Speedway, is a four-turn superspeedway that is 2 miles (3.2 km) long. The track's turns are banked from fourteen degrees, while the front stretch, the location of the finish line, is banked at eleven degrees. Unlike the front stretch, the backstraightaway is banked at three degrees.

References

2001 NAPA Auto Parts 500 Wikipedia


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