With annual renewal requests fulfilled, Lowe¿s Motor Speedway officials announced today that fans can now purchase tickets for any of the track¿s 2005 events, including the May 21 NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge and the May 29 Coca-Cola 600, seven days a week.

Operating hours for the track¿s ticket office have been extended with agents on hand from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

Fans can purchase tickets during these hours by calling 1-800-455-FANS or visiting the ticket office on the second floor of Lowe¿s Motor Speedway¿s Smith Tower. Tickets are also available online 24 hours a day at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.

Tickets for the NASCAR NEXTEL All-Star Challenge, NASCAR¿s annual all-star event, on Saturday night, May 21, start at just $33 while tickets for the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race on Sunday evening, May 29, can be purchased for as low as $49.