The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 300 Fast Facts
Time: 8:00 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 Busch Series
Length: 200 laps, 300 miles
Purse:$1,121,281 (Event Record)
2003 Winner: Greg Biffle (2 hours, 1 minute and 9 seconds; 148.576 mph)
2003 Pole Sitter: Kevin Harvick (29.298 seconds; 184.313 mph)
Busch Series Track Record: Kevin Harvick
(05/23/03; 29.277 seconds; 184.445 mph)
Qualifying:The faster of two laps will determine a driver¿s official qualifying speed for the Lowe¿s presents The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 300. The 38 fastest cars will earn starting positions 1-38. Positions 39-43 will be determined by NASCAR Busch Series provisional starting procedures. Qualifying is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 14, at 5:30 p.m. (EDT) and teams will not be allowed to make adjustments to their cars between the end of qualifying and the start of the race.
Television/Radio: Cable channel TNT will televise the race live starting at 8:00 p.m. (EDT). Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the Lowe¿s presents The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 300 live to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 7:00 p.m. (EDT). PRN will also produce a special Kids¿ Broadcast of the race which can be heard in Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point and Charlotte radio markets on HITZ 94.1 FM beginning at 7:45 p.m. (EDT).
Ticket Info:Tickets for the Lowe¿s presents The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 300 NASCAR Busch Series race start at just $17 and can be obtained online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling 1-800-455-FANS.