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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, May 18, 2001

The racing report


  • What: Mother-in-law races
  • Site: Hawai'i Motor Speedway.
  • Schedule: Gates open 5 p.m. on Saturday with racing at 7 p.m.
  • Track: ´-mile, ultra-wide (85 feet wide), dirt track oval.
  • Tickets: Adults $7, seniors 55 and older and juniors 11-17 $5, children 6-10 $3 and children 5-younger free.
  • Information: Dirt-track hotline at 682-8226.
  • Fast facts: Racing will feature winged sprint cars, mini stocks, super stocks, midgets, modifieds and cruzer bruzers.
  • Last week: The winners were Albert Ternora Jr. (winged sprint cars), Albert Ternora Sr. (modifieds), Michael Paahana (mini modifieds), Stacy Hanson (super street stock), Brandon Ternora (mini stock) and Chad Moniz (cruzer-bruzers).


  • What: Street car racing.
  • Site: Hawai'i Raceway Park.
  • Schedule: Friday and Saturday. Gates open 6 p.m. and racing begins at 7 p.m.
  • Track: ´-mile drag strip.
  • Tickets: Cost is $6, with children 7 and under free.
  • Information: Dirt-track hotline at 682-8226.


  • What: The Winston
  • Site: Concord, N.C.
  • Schedule: Saturday, FX, 1:30 p.m.
  • Track: Lowe's Motor Speedway (quad-oval shaped, 1.5miles, 24 degrees banking in turns).
  • Race distance: 105 miles.
  • Fast fact:The Winston does not count in the series standings. ... This is the 17th annual race. ... Those eligible for the race are: winners from last year, this year, past Winston Cup champions, any driver who has won The Winston in the last five years and the Winston Open winner.
  • Next race:Coca-Cola 600, May 27, Concord, N.C.
  • On the net: http://www.nascar.com



  • What: Indianapolis 500
  • Site: Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Schedule: May 27
  • Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (quad-oval, 2.5 miles, 9 degrees banking in turns).
  • Race distance: 500 miles.
  • On the net: http: //www.indyracingleague.com


  • What: Firestone Firehawk 500
  • Site: Motegi, Japan
  • Schedule: Saturday, 7 a.m., ABC, delayed.
  • Race distance:311.349 miles.
  • Track: Twin Ring Motegi (egg-shaped oval, 1.549 miles).
  • Fast facts: This is the fourth time CART has raced in Japan. ... Adrian Fernandez set the race record of 176.195 mph last year. ... Fernandez won the inaugural race in 1998.
  • Next race: Miller Lite 225, June 3, West Allis, Wis.