Bank of America 500 Fast Facts!
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Date: Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007
Time: 7:46 p.m. (EDT)
Location: Lowe's 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 NEXTEL Cup Series
Length: 334 laps, 500 miles
Purse: $5,185,096 (event record)
2006 Winner: Kasey Kahne
No. 9 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge
Time of Race: 3 hours, 47 minutes and 29 seconds
Average Speed: 132.142 mph
Margin of Victory: 1.624 seconds over Jimmie Johnson
2006 Pole Sitter: Scott Riggs, No. 10 Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge
28.203 seconds, 191.469 mph
Qualifying: One round of qualifying will take place during Bojangles' Pole Night on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:10 p.m. The better of two laps will determine positions 1-42 with the top 35 in NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series car owner points guaranteed a starting position. The final position in the 43-car field will be determined as outlined by the event's official entry blank. The Bank of America 500 is not an impound race.
Radio/TV: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the Bank of America 500 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning with a pre-race show at 6:00 p.m. (EDT). ABC will televise the race live to its affiliates with pre-race coverage beginning at 7:00 p.m. (EDT).
Ticket Info: Tickets for the Bank of America 500 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race start at just $39 and can be obtained by calling 1-800-455-FANS or online.