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Last Updated Sunday, May 27, 2012 2:01 am, EDT

Sprint Showdown

Status: Final Charlotte Motor Speedway

Race Capsule

Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Sprint Cup circuit

  • Where:

    Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

  • When:

    May 19, 2012 7:30 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    40

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    60.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $711,416

Drivers to Watch

AJ Allmendinger 22nd, 84 points out of the top 10. Lost two spots last week.
Martin Truex Jr. Truex climbed one spot into a tie for fifth place after Darlington. He's 39 points behind Sprint Cup series leader Greg Biffle, 22 points behind fourth-ranked Denny Hamlin and is tied with Darlington winner Jimmie Johnson for fifth. Truex and Johnson are also just three points ahead of 7th-ranked Tony Stewart.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Remained in third place for the second consecutive week after Darlington. Earnhardt is 14 points behind series leader Greg Biffle and 12 points behind second-ranked Matt Kenseth.
Jeff Burton 17th, 62 points out of the top 10. Gained one spot last week.
Aric Almirola 21st, 75 points out of the top 10. Gained one spot last week.
Juan Pablo Montoya 19th, 65 points out of the top 10. Lost two spots last week.
Joey Logano 15th, 44 points out of the top 10.
Jamie McMurray 20th, 74 points out of the top 10. Lost four spots last week.