Coca-Cola 600 Fast Facts
Location: Lowe¿s Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Date: Sunday, May 30, 2004
Time: 5:40 p.m. (EDT)
Sanctioning Body: NASCAR, Daytona Beach, Fla.
Series: NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series
Length: 400 laps, 600 miles
Purse: $6,161,129 (event record)
2003 Winner: Jimmie Johnson, Lowe¿s Chevrolet
Race Stopped after 276 Laps due to Rain
Time of Race: 3 hours, 16 minutes and 50 seconds
Average Speed: 126.198 mph
Margin of Victory: Under Caution
2003 Pole Sitter: Ryan Newman, ALLTEL Dodge
29.1405 seconds, 185.312 mph
Qualifying: One round of qualifying will take place during CTC Pole Night on Thursday, May 27, at 7:10 p.m. The better of two laps will determine positions 1-38. Positions 39 through 43 will be determined by NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series provisional starting procedures.
Radio/Television: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the Coca-Cola 600 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning with a pre-race show at 4:45 p.m. (EDT). PRN¿s broadcast can also be heard on XM Satellite Radio channel 144. The Fox Television Network will televise the race live with pre-race coverage beginning at 5 p.m. (EDT).
Tickets: Tickets for the May 30 Coca-Cola 600 start at $29 and can be obtained by calling 1-800-455-FANS.