When: 5:45 p.m. Sunday
Where: Lowe's Motor Speedway's D-shaped oval with 24-degree banking, a 1,360-foot backstretch and 1,952-foot frontstretch in Concord, N.C.
Broadcast: Television Fox; Radio Performance Racing Network
2000 winner: Matt Kenseth
Morris News Service's pick to win: Ricky Rudd
Others to watch: Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett, Jerry Nadeau and Bobby Labonte
Notes: The first 450 miles are generally nondescript as drivers try to save their equipment for the final 150 miles. ... While it takes nearly five hours to complete the race, winners usually start near the front. Thirty-one of 41 winners have come from the first 15 positions on the grid. ... Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton destroyed the cars they planned to drive in the Coca-Cola 600 during The Winston all-star race Saturday.
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