Originally created 03/06/03

Racing facts: Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500



BASS PRO SHOPS MBNA 500

WHERE: Atlanta Motor Speedway.

WHEN: Sunday at 1 p.m.

BROADCAST: Television - Fox at 12:30 p.m.; Radio - Performance Racing Network at 12:15 p.m.

TRACK DIMENSIONS: 1.54-mile, quad-oval with 24-degree banking in all turns and 5-degree banking both straightaways

LAST YEAR'S WINNER: Tony Stewart

TRACK RECORDS: Pole qualifying - Geoffrey Bodine, 197.478 mph, Nov. 15, 1997; Race - Dale Earnhardt, 163.633 mph, Nov. 12, 1995.

RACE SCHEDULE: Pole qualifying Friday at 3 p.m. (tape delayed to 8 p.m. on FX); final practice session Saturday at 11 a.m. (FX); driver introductions Sunday at 12:30 p.m. (Fox).

KEYS TO VICTORY: Corner speed and engine durability.