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Jimmie Johnson followed up getting Hemdrick Motorsports its 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win last weekend at Darlington (S.C.) Raceay by winning the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race in the No. 48 HMS Chevrolet on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It was Johnson’s third All-Star win and the seventh for car owner Rick Hendrick.
“This car was so amazing,” Johnson said after giving Hendrick a ride to victory lane.
Hendrick Motorsports claimed two wins at Charlotte on Saturday, as Dale Earnhardt Jr. drove the No. 88 HMS Chevrolet to the win in the preliminary Sprint Showdown to claim one of the final spots in the All-Star Race.
“I think our car’s pretty good,” Earnhardt said following his Showdown win.
A.J. Allmendinger finished second in the Sprint Showdown after a flat tire that resulted in a pit stop as the rest of the field took the green flag for the 40-lap event. Allmendinger and Bobby Labonte joined Earnhardt in transferring from the Showdown to the All-Star Race. Labonte a...
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Matt Kenseth won the Sprint All-Star Race in 2004 and would like nothing better than to duplicate that this weekend for new sponsor Fifth Third Bank. Kenseth spoke about this weekend before practice at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
TALK ABOUT WINNING THIS RACE AND YOUR NEW SPONSOR. “This is always a fun two weeks with some really fun events. I had a good time at the pit stop...
Roush Fenway Racing’s longest-tenured driver, Matt Kenseth, will be sporting a new sponsor on his car at the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Fifth Third Bank will be gracing his car for the first time on Saturday night.
However, he will not be getting a new car number, as was previously reported; Kenseth will continue to drive the No. 17 that he has had throughout...
(PhatzRadio / USA Today) — More segments than ever in the Sprint All-Star Race will mean more strategy and heavily emphasize pit stops during Saturday’s 90-lap exhibition at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The 28th edition of NASCAR’s all-star event will be the first to feature a fifth segment. That 10-lap stint will be preceded by a mandatory pit stop, and the winners of the previous...