North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Presented by Circle K Tonight!
Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Date: Friday, May 16, 2008
Time: 8:16 p.m. (EDT)
Sanctioning Body: NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Series: NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
Length: 134 laps, 201 miles
Purse: $560,747 (event record)
2007 Winner: Ron Hornaday Jr., Camping World Chevrolet
Time of Race: 1 hour, 39 minutes and 40 seconds
Average Speed: 122.809 mph
Margin of Victory: 0.244 seconds over A.J. Allmendinger
2007 Pole Sitter: Mike Skinner, Toyota Tundra Toyota
29.922 seconds, 180.469 mph
Qualifying: Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, May 16, at 3:35 p.m. (EDT) and will be televised live by SPEED Channel. The better of two laps will determine a driver's official qualifying speed for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200. Starting positions 1-35 will be determined by qualifying speeds with the top 30 in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series owner standings guaranteed a starting position. The remainder of the 36-truck field will be set as outlined by the event's official entry blank.
Radio/Television: Motor Racing Network (MRN) will broadcast the race live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 7:30 p.m. (EDT). MRN's broadcast can also be heard on Sirius NASCAR Radio channel 128. SPEED Channel will televise the race live beginning with a 30-minute pre-race show at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: Tickets for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200, which is part of qualifying night for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, start at $20 and can be purchased by calling 1-800-455-FANS or online.