(Race No. 12 of 36)
Where: Lowe's Speedway
SERIES: Nextel Cup
When: 5:30 p.m., Sunday
Track dimensions: 1.5-mile quadoval with 24-degree banking in the corners.
Broadcast: Television FOX at 5 p.m.; Radio Performance Racing Network at 5 p.m.
Track Records: Qualifying 186.657 by Ryan Newman on Oct. 11, 1999; Race 151.952 mph by Bobby Labonte on May 28, 1995.
Last year's winner: Jimmie Johnson.
Companion events and schedule: Thursday Coca-Cola 600 pole qualifying (7 p.m., Speed); Charlotte ARCA 100 (ARCA Re/Max Series) at 9 p.m. (Speed); Saturday CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 (1 p.m., FX); Coca-Cola 600 final practice session (4 p.m., FX).
Other races: Saturday Hooters 250 (USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series) at Jennerstown Speedway ( 7 p.m.); ASA 250 (American Speed Association) at Lake Erie Speedway (8 p.m., Spike); Sunday
Indianapolis 500 (IRL IndyCar Series) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (noon, ABC); Grand Prix of Europe (Formula One) at Nurburgring (7:30 a.m., Speed).
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