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Last Updated Sunday, Feb 20, 2005 4:00 pm, EST

Race Capsule

Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 5 of 26 on Camping World Truck circuit

  • Where:

    Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

  • When:

    May 21, 2004 8:30 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    134

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    201.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $489,966

Drivers to Watch

Kevin Harvick Is sixth in the standings after recording top-10 finishes in the last two races; he and Kurt Busch both have 1,316 points, but Busch is ahead on the tiebreaker due to his victory at Bristol; has five top-10 finishes, including three among the top five, this season; has made 10 starts at Richmond, finishing second in September 2001 and sixth last May; "Well, it's neat for the fans and good for the drivers because it keeps us cool in the cars," Harvick said about racing at night in Richmond. "I think you get a bigger speed sensation at night, with the brakes glowing and the sparks flying everywhere. Believe it or not, it's actually easier to see from a driver's standpoint when you are racing at night. They've done such a good job with the lights that there are no shadows around the racetrack. It's crystal clear viewing as opposed to racing during the day."