CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 Fast Facts
Location: Lowe¿s Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2004
Time: 1:10 p.m. (EDT)
Sanctioning Body: NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Series: NASCAR Busch Series
Length: 200 laps, 300 miles
Purse: $1,099,766 (event record)
2003 Winner: Matt Kenseth
Time of Race: 2 hours, 10 minutes and 9 seconds
Average Speed: 138.302 mph
Margin of Victory: Under Caution
2003 Pole Sitter: Kevin Harvick, PayDay Chevrolet
29.277 seconds, 184.445 mph (event record)
Qualifying: The better of two laps will determine a driver¿s official qualifying speed for the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300. The 38 fastest cars will earn starting positions 1 to 38. Positions 39-43 will be determined by NASCAR Busch Series provisional starting procedures. There is only one round of qualifying for the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300. Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, May 28, at 1:35 p.m. (EDT).
Radio/Television: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 12:15 p.m. (EDT). PRN¿s broadcast can also be heard on XM Satellite Radio channel 144. Cable channel FX will televise the race live. Coverage begins with a pre-race show at 12:30 p.m. (EDT).
Tickets: Tickets for the May 29 CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 start at $17 and can be obtained online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling the speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS.