Media Advisory

Press Conference Set for Tuesday, Oct. 2

Kasey Kahne Banking on Big Money For Bank of America 500 Week Events

What: Bank of America and Lowe's Motor Speedway will host a press conference featuring defending Bank of America 500 winner Kasey Kahne. A unique announcement concerning a record purse for the Oct. 13 Bank of America 500, round five of the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup, will be made and other race-week details will be revealed.

Who: Kasey Kahne, NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series driver and winner of the 2006 Bank of America 500 H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler, president and general manager of Lowe's Motor Speedway Charles Bowman, president, Bank of America North Carolina

When: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2:00 p.m.

Where: Bank of America Banking Center, Prosperity Pointe

3021 Prosperity Church Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28269

Directions: From uptown Charlotte, travel north on I-77 to I-85. Take I-85 North to Mallard Creek Church Road West (Exit 46B). Travel 1.6 miles and the banking center is located behind Bojangles' on the left, just beyond the intersection of Mallard Creek Church Road and Mallard Creek Road. Call (704) 936-1480 for location information. Free parking is available in the banking center parking lot.

Photo Opportunity: Kahne and Wheeler will make a ceremonial transfer of funds using Bank of America's new NASCAR Banking products, depositing the record purse into the race account for 2007.

Info: For information or special requests, media members may contact the Lowe's Motor Speedway marketing and public relations department at (704) 455-3209.