Date: Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008

Time: 7:39 p.m. (EDT)

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.

1.5-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking in turns

Sanctioning Body: NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Length: 334 laps, 501 miles

Purse: $5,291,863 (event record)

2007 Winner: Jeff Gordon

No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet

Time of Race: 4 hours and 58 seconds Average Speed: 125.868 mph

Margin of Victory: 0.579 seconds over Clint Bowyer

2007 Pole Sitter: Ryan Newman No. 12 Alltel Dodge 28.512 seconds, 189.394 mph

Qualifying: One round of qualifying will take place during Bojangles'

Pole Night on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7:10 p.m. The better of two laps will determine positions 1-42 with the top 35 in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car owner points guaranteed a starting position. The final position in the 43-car field will be determined as outlined by the event's official entry blank. The Bank of America 500 is not an impound race.

Radio/Television: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the Bank of America 500 live to its affiliate stations beginning with a pre-race show at 6:15 p.m. (EDT). ABC will televise the race live to its affiliates with pre-race coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. (EDT).

Ticket Info: Tickets for the Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race start at just $29 and can be obtained by calling the speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.