Charlotte LMS 600 pre-race notes

Coca-Cola 600 Fast Facts Location: Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C. Date: Sunday, May 27, 2007 Time: 5:40 p.m. (EDT) Series: NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Length: 400 laps, 600 miles Purse: $6,569,878 (event record) 2006 Winner: Kasey ...

Coca-Cola 600 Fast Facts
Location: Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.

Date: Sunday, May 27, 2007
Time: 5:40 p.m. (EDT)

Series: NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series

Length: 400 laps, 600 miles

Purse: $6,569,878 (event record)

2006 Winner: Kasey Kahne, Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge
Time of Race: 4 hours, 39 minutes and 25 seconds
Average Speed: 128.840 mph
Margin of Victory: 2.114 seconds over Jimmie Johnson

2006 Pole Sitter: Scott Riggs, Valvoline/Stanley Tools/ "CARS" Dodge
28.744 seconds, 187.865 mph

Qualifying: One round of qualifying will take place during CTC Pole Night on Thursday, May 24, 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.

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 4:30 p.m. (EDT). PRN's broadcast can also be heard on Sirius NASCAR Radio channel 128. The FOX Television Network will televise the race live with pre-race coverage beginning at 5 p.m. (EDT).

Tickets: Tickets for the Coca-Cola 600 start at just $39 and the race will be preceded by a military-themed pre-race spectacular. To purchase tickets, visit www.lowesmotorspeedway.com or call 1-800-455-FANS.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jimmie Johnson , Scott Riggs , Kasey Kahne