Dollar General 300 Fast Facts
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Date: Friday, Oct. 14, 2005

Time: 8:20 p.m. (EDT)

Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C., 1.5-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking in turns

Sanctioning Body: National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), Daytona Beach, Fla.

Series: NASCAR Busch Series

Length: 200 laps, 300 miles

Purse: $1,173,422 (Event Record)

2004 Winner: Mike Bliss (2 hours, 43 minutes and 21 seconds; 110.193 mph)

2004 Pole Sitter: Casey Mears (29.506 seconds; 183.014 mph) Busch Series Track Record: Kasey Kahne (05/27/05; 28.918 seconds; 186.735 mph)

Qualifying: Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14, at 2:35 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 Dollar General 300. Starting positions 1-42 will be determined by qualifying speeds with the top 30 in the NASCAR Busch Series car owner standings guaranteed a starting position. The remainder of the 43-car field will be set as outlined by the event's official entry blank.

Television/Radio: Cable channel TNT will televise the race live starting at 8:00 p.m. (EDT). Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the Dollar General 300 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 7:00 p.m. (EDT).

Ticket Info: Tickets for the Dollar General 300 NASCAR Busch Series race start at just $17 and can be obtained online here or by calling 1-800-455-FANS.