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2011 AdvoCare 500 Fast Facts

Date:                           Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011

Time:                           7:30 p.m. (ET)

Location:                     Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga., 1.54-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking in turns

Body:                           National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR),
                                    Daytona Beach, Fla.

Series:                         NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Length:                        325 laps, 500 miles

Purse:                          $6,058,035

2010 Winner:               Tony Stewart (3 hours, 52 minutes, 43 seconds; 129.041

2010 Pole:                   Denny Hamlin (29.587 seconds; 187.38 mph)

Qualifying:                   The better of two laps will determine a driver’s official
qualifying speed for the AdvoCare 500. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying begins at 5:10 p.m. (EST) on Saturday, Sept. 3. The Performance Racing Network (PRN) will provide qualifying updates beginning at 5:20 p.m. Cable channel SPEED will begin coverage at 5:00 p.m.

Radio/TV:                    ESPN will televise the AdvoCare 500 live beginning at 7:30 p.m. with pre-race coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Performance Racing Network (PRN) will also broadcast the race live to its affiliate stations beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets:  Tickets for the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race start at $39 and can be ordered by calling the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211 or online at


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