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IRL REIMBURSES TEAMS AND OWNERS AFTER TRAGIC CHARLOTTE RACE
Published May 10, 1999
IRL team owners and drivers who competed in the canceled VisionAire 500 on May 1 "will receive compensation to cover their expenses," according to Jeff Wolf of the Las Vegas REVIEW-JOURNAL. The IRL said that 28 owners would receive $17,500 per entry and the 28 drivers would be paid $2,500. The $560,000 will come from the contract between Lowe's Motor Speedway and the IRL. Team entry fees of $5,000 will be also be refunded (REVIEW-JOURNAL, 5/8).