CARQUEST Auto Parts 300
CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 Fast Facts
CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 Qualifying Order.
Location: Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Date: Saturday, May 26, 2007
Time: 8:10 p.m. (EDT)
Sanctioning Body: NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Series: NASCAR Busch Series
Length: 200 laps, 300 miles
Purse: $1,249,138 (event record)
2006 Winner: Carl Edwards, Ameriquest Ford
Time of Race: 2 hours, 42 minutes and 33 seconds
Average Speed: 110.735 mph
Margin of Victory: 2.458 seconds over Kurt Busch
2006 Pole Sitter: Matt Kenseth, Ameriquest Ford
29.346 seconds, 184.011 mph
Qualifying: Qualifying is scheduled for Saturday, May 26, at 4:05 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 remainder of the 43-car field will be set as outlined by the event's official entry blank.
Radio/Television: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at
7:15 p.m. (EDT). PRN's broadcast can also be heard on Sirius NASCAR Radio channel 128. Cable channel ESPN2 will televise the race live. Coverage begins with a pre-race show at 7:30 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.