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.