Charlotte Motor Speedway is once again offering those with race fans on their holiday lists a stress-free shopping alternative. By making one simple, toll-free call to 1-800-455-FANS, individuals can avoid the stress traditionally associated with holiday shopping by purchasing race tickets for family and friends.

"Tickets to next May¿s Coca-Cola 600 and NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge are a quick and simple way to thrill the race fans on your holiday shopping list¿and you don¿t have to go shopping," said H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway. "Just give us a call, or purchase them online."

Good seats are available for each of Charlotte Motor Speedway¿s May NASCAR events. The slate includes: the NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge - NEXTEL Cup racing's annual all-star event on Saturday night, May 21; the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 one of the premier events on the Busch Series schedule on Saturday night, May 28; and NASCAR NEXTEL Cup racing's longest race the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday evening, May 29.

Charlotte Motor Speedway's May schedule and price range of available adult tickets:

May 20: NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge Pole Night & Charlotte Tailgate 200 - $20 to $30
NASCAR NEXTEL Cup & NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
May 21: NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge - $21 to $88
May 26: CTC Pole Night - $12 & $15
NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Qualifying
May 28: CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 - $17 to $66
NASCAR Busch Series
May 29: Coca-Cola 600 - $39 to $131

Specially priced children¿s tickets are also available in certain grandstands.

For information, or to order tickets, the Lowe¿s Motor Speedway ticket office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) Monday through Friday at 1-800-455-FANS. Tickets can also be purchased online at