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Status: Final Charlotte Motor Speedway

Race Capsule

Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • What:

    Race 8 of 27 on Camping World Truck circuit

  • Where:

    Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC

  • When:

    May 21, 2010 8:19 pm EDT

  • Laps:


  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    201.00 miles

  • Purse:


Drivers to Watch

Kyle Busch Busch, who moved up one spot in the standings and is 160 points out of first, won this race last May and has been consistently outstanding at Richmond -- eight top-five finishes in 10 starts. He was fifth last September. "At Richmond, you try to be easy on the brakes getting in, so you don't lock up getting into the corner or get too loose getting into the corner," he said. "It's really particular there. The center (of the corner) always seems to be a little tight with these cars. And the exit, today, has been so loose. Nobody has any forward bite coming up off the corner, so it's pretty bad. That should make for a pretty interesting race. It's a fun short track. It's pretty fast and it usually spreads out, and you'll get a lot of grooves to choose from. You can pretty much count on the usual exciting short-track racing when you go there."
Brad Keselowski Keselowski finished 39th in his only Sprint Cup start at Richmond and admits, "Richmond is a place where I'm still learning" when it comes to the Cup cars. Adds crew chief Jay Guy, "Richmond is a fast short track that has a lot of challenges. It almost drives like a speedway because the corner speed is very high."