Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Preview

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By Jason Schultz

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The winner and the runner-up in the Sprint Showdown will advance to the Sprint All-Star Race later that night. Also the winner of the Sprint Fan Vote will advance to the All-Star Race.

Race Info

Date- Saturday May 19th, 2012

Location- Charlotte, North Carolina

Start Time- 7:30 PM EST

Distance- 2 20-Lap Segments

Broadcast TV- SPEED

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast  

High 76 F Low 56 F

Chance of rain- 10%

Partly Cloudy

Past Race Winners

2011- David Ragan

2010- Martin Truex Jr

2009- Sam Hornish Jr.

2008- A.J Allmendinger

2007- Martin Truex Jr.

Last Year’s Fan Vote Winner

2011- Dale Earnhardt Jr.

News & Notes

Martin Truex Jr. looking to win third Sprint Showdown

Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks to race his way into the All-Star Race

A.J Allmendinger looks for second showdown victory

Event Schedule

Showdown Practice 12:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Showdown Qualifying 5:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Sprint Showdown 7:00 PM EST Saturday on SPEED

Entry List via Nascar.com

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

MAKE

SPONSOR

OWNER

1 Jamie McMurray Joplin, MO Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Allstate Felix Sabates
10 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, FL Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Tommy Baldwin
13 Casey Mears Bakersfield, CA Ford GEICO Bob Germain
20 Joey Logano Middletown, CT Toyota The Home Depot Joe Gibbs
22 AJ Allmendinger Los Gatos, CA Dodge Pennzoil Walter Czarnecki
26 Josh Wise* Riverside, CA Ford MDS Transport Jerry Freeze
30 David Stremme South Bend, IN Toyota Inception Motorsports Kevin Buckler
31 Jeff Burton South Boston, VA Chevrolet CAT / BB&T Richard Childress
33 Stephen Leicht* Asheville, NC Chevrolet Little Joes A
utos.com
Richard Childress
36 Tony Raines La Porte, IN Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Allan Heinke
37 Timmy Hill Port Tobacco, MD Ford Max Q Motorsports Larry Gunselman
38 David Gilliland Riverside, CA Ford Front Row Motorsports Brad Jenkins
42 Juan Montoya Bogota, Colombia Chevrolet Target Chip Ganassi
43 Aric Almirola Tampa, FL Ford Smithfield Richard Petty
47 Bobby Labonte Corpus Christi, TX Toyota Kingsford Tad Geschickter
56 Martin Truex Jr. Mayetta, NJ Toyota NAPA Auto Parts Michael Waltrip
83 Landon Cassill Cedar Rapids, IA Toyota Burger King Thomas Ueberall
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, FL Toyota AMFMEnergy.com / Pellet & Wood Stoves Andrea Nemechek
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kannapolis, NC Chevrolet Dale Jr. Foundation / National Guard / Diet Mountain Dew Rick Hendrick
93 Travis Kvapil Janesville, WI Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper Thomas Ueberall
19 Mike Bliss Milwaukie, OR Toyota Humphrey Smith Racing Randy Humphrey
95 Scott Speed Manteca, CA Ford Jordan’s Truck Sales Bob Leavine
49 J.J. Yeley Phoenix, AZ Toyota JPO Absorbents / America Israel Racing Jay Robinson

 

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