Dollar General 300 Fast Facts!

Date: Friday, Oct. 12, 2007

Time: 8:16 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:
$1,268,191 (event record)

2006 Winner: Dave Blaney

Time of Race: 2 hours, 50 minutes and 45 seconds

Average Speed: 106.999 mph

Margin of Victory: Under Caution

2006 Pole Sitter: Carl Edwards (28.994 seconds, 186.245 mph)

Qualifying: Qualifying is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 12, at 4:05 p.m. (EDT) and the cars will be impounded by NASCAR after qualifying. The better of two laps will determine a driver's official qualifying speed for the Dollar General 300. Starting positions 1-42 will be determined by qualifying speeds with the top 30 in the NASCAR Busch Series car owner standings guaranteed a starting position. The remainder of the 43-car field will be set as outlined by the event's official entry blank.

Radio/TV: Performance Racing Network (PRN) will broadcast the Dollar General 300 to its affiliate radio stations beginning at 7:15 p.m. (EDT). ESPN2 will present live television coverage of the event starting with a pre-race show at 7:30 p.m. (EDT).

Ticket Info: Tickets for the Dollar General 300 NASCAR Busch Series race start at just $17 and can be obtained online or by calling 1-800-455-FANS.