Circle K Colossal 100 Fast Facts

Location: The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. Four-tenths-mile clay oval with 10-degree banking in turns

Date: Friday night, April 21, and Saturday night, April 22

Series: Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series (Special Event) Super Late Model Stock Cars

Support Division: CRASHCars, an entry level division for production vehicles featuring cartoon-style themes, are part of the action on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Purse: $200,000 with $50,000 earmarked for the winner of the Circle K Colossal 100 on Saturday night. Each starter in the 36-car field for the 100-lap finale is guaranteed a minimum of $2,000.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, April 21
1:00 p.m. Pit Gate Opens
5:00 p.m. Spectator Gates Open
6:30 p.m. Late Model Hot Laps followed by Group Qualifying 8:00 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
8:15 p.m. CRASHCars
8:30 p.m. Late Model Heat Races
Live music follows the final Late Model Heat Race at the Fleetwood RV Resort Pavilion

Saturday, April 22
1:00 p.m. Pit Gate Opens
4:30 p.m. Early Entry Spectator Gates Open (Guests must have ticket and Circle K Autograph Party Pass) 4:30 p.m. Driver Autograph Session (90 minutes) 5:00 p.m. Spectator Gates Open 6:30 p.m. Last Chance Races (4) 7:10 p.m. Opening Ceremonies 7:30 p.m. C Features (2) 8:40 p.m. B Features (2) 10:00 p.m. CRASHCars
10:15 p.m. Circle K Colossal 100 Feature (100 laps)

Competitors: More than 160 of the nation's top dirt late model drivers are pre-entered for the Circle K Colossal 100. The entry list reads like a "Who's Who" of dirt late model racing and includes: Scott Bloomquist, Donnie Moran, Billy Moyer, Steve Francis, Tim McCreadie, Earl Pearson Jr., Chub Frank and Dale McDowell.

Event History: This is the inaugural Circle K Colossal 100. With a $200,000 purse, it is the richest event in the seven-year history of The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Track History: The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway is a state-of-the-art, stadium-style motorsports facility with a seating capacity of over 14,000. Opened in May of 2000, the track plays host each season to several of the nation's top touring dirt-track series. The Dirt Track @ Charlotte Motor Speedway is located 12 miles north of downtown Charlotte, directly across Highway 29 from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Autograph Session: Circle K will host a 90-minute driver autograph session starting at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22. Guests must have an event ticket and a Circle K Autograph Party Pass to be admitted during the first 30 minutes of the autograph session. The free Autograph Party Passes are available at Charlotte area Circle K stores. The autograph session will be open to all ticket holders beginning at 5 p.m.

Ticket Info: If purchased in advance, reserved tickets for both Friday and Saturday nights of the Circle k Colossal 100 are $49 for adults and $19 for children ages 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-455-FANS or online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.