CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 - 7:10 p.m.
Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Date: Saturday, May 28, 2005
Time: 7:10 p.m. (EDT)
Sanctioning Body: NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Series: NASCAR Busch Series
Length: 200 laps, 300 miles
Purse: $1,155,088 (event record)
2004 Winner: Kyle Busch
Time of Race: 2 hours, 37 minutes and 31 seconds Average Speed: 114.274 mph Margin of Victory: Under Caution
2004 Pole Sitter: Greg Biffle, Charter Communications Ford 29.421 seconds, 183.542 mph
Qualifying: Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, May 27, at 5:05 p.m. (EDT) and the cars will be impounded by NASCAR after qualifying. The better of two laps will determine a driver's official qualifying speed for the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300. Starting positions 1-42 will be determined by qualifying speeds with the top 30 in the NASCAR Busch Series owner standings guaranteed a starting position. The remaining spot in the 43-car field will be filled by the most recent series champion or the next fastest driver in qualifying.
Radio/Television: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 6:30 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 6:30 p.m. (EDT).
Tickets: Tickets for the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300, which follows the final two NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series practices for the Coca-Cola 600, start at just $17 and can be purchased by calling 1-800-455-FANS or online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.