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  • First NASCAR Sonoma Road Course Win for FORD & Edwards

    On the west coast, wild and crazy NASCAR races on road courses go way back to the now closed Riverside Raceway, kind of an off road race and a driving challenge for teams to use up their racecars in a totally different way. Twice a year the NASCAR Sprint Cup series goes left and right […]

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    Before Sonoma (formerly known as Sears Point and Infineon) bypassed turns 5 and 6 for NASCAR, shortening the track from 2.52 miles to 1.95 miles, Ford won there several times.

    1991 -- Davey Allison
    1993 -- Geoff Bodine
    1994 -- Ernie Irvan
    1996 -- Rusty Wallace
    1997-- Mark Martin

    Ford also won before on the shorter course in 2002 (Ricky Rudd) Thus, the claim of "first win for Ford" isn't accurate.


    http://racing-reference.info/tracks/Sonoma_Raceway

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      Originally posted by 38P View Post
      Before Sonoma (formerly known as Sears Point and Infineon) bypassed turns 5 and 6 for NASCAR, shortening the track from 2.52 miles to 1.95 miles, Ford won there several times.

      1991 -- Davey Allison
      1993 -- Geoff Bodine
      1994 -- Ernie Irvan
      1996 -- Rusty Wallace
      1997-- Mark Martin

      Ford also won before on the shorter course in 2002 (Ricky Rudd) Thus, the claim of "first win for Ford" isn't accurate.


      http://racing-reference.info/tracks/Sonoma_Raceway
      splitting hairs arnt we... as seen as it's not sears point and not Infineon any more.. it IS the first time a ford has won on Sonoma raceway..

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