2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star Challenge
formerly Nextel All-Star Challenge and The Winston

UNOFFICIAL

Updated 5-21-2011
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Rules for The Sprint Cup All-Star Race
Eligibility rules for Sprint Cup All-Star Race:
1st criteria: Drivers who have won races in the current and preceding year. If a driver leaves a team with which he has won a race, he remains eligible (through the last race before The All-Star Race), the team does NOT
2nd criteria: Drivers who are past Sprint Cup champions in the last 10 years
3rd criteria: Drivers who have won The All-Star Race in the past 10 years
4th criteria: The winning driver of the Sprint Showdown
5th criteria: Driver who finishes 2nd in the Sprint Showdown
6th criteria: Driver voted in by the fans
(rules below table)

The Current UNOFFICIAL 2011 Field
 DriverEligibility
Race winners (drivers) in 2010 and 2011
1 #1-Jamie McMurray February 2010 Daytona
2 #48-Jimmie Johnson February 2010 Auto Club
(won event in 2003, 2006)
(2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 champ)
3 #22-Kurt Busch March 2010 Atlanta
(2004 champ
won event 2010)
4 #11-Denny Hamlin March 2010 Martinsville
5 #39-Ryan Newman April 2010 Phoenix
(won event 2002)
6 #29-Kevin Harvick April 2010 Talladega
(won event 2007)
7 #18-Kyle Busch May 2010 Richmond
8 #00-David Reutimann July 2010 Chicago
9 #16-Greg Biffle August 2010 Pocono
10 #42-Juan Pablo Montoya August 2010 Watkins Glen
11 #14-Tony Stewart September 2010 Atlanta
(2002, 2005 champ
won event 2009)
12 #33-Clint Bowyer September 2010 New Hampshire
13 #99-Carl Edwards November 2010 Phoenix
14 #21-Trevor Bayne February 2011 Daytona
(but will not race due to illness)
15 #24-Jeff Gordon February 2011 Phoenix
(1995,1997,1998,2001 champ
and won event in 1995,1997,2001)
16 #17-Matt Kenseth April 2011 Texas
(2003 champ)
(won event in 2004)
17 #78-Regan Smith May 2011 Darlington

Previous NASCAR Sprint Cup champions
(not a 2010/2011 winner)
within the last 10 years
x none not needed

Previous Winners of
The Sprint Cup All-Star Race
(not a 2010/2011 winner or past series champ) within the last 10 years
18 #4-Kasey Kahne won event in 2008
19 #5-Mark Martin won event in 2005, 1998

and....
20 2011 Sprint Showdown Winner ?
21 2011 Sprint Showdown 2nd place finisher ?
22 Fan Vote Winner ?


Eligible drivers for the 2011 Sprint Showdown


RACE INFO and RESULTS


ENTRY LISTS

The Sprint Showdown
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Charlotte Motor Speedway - 5/21/2011
Last Update: 5/16/2011 11:29:00 AM

# Car# Driver Manu Sponsor Owner
1 2 Brad Keselowski Dodge Miller Lite Roger Penske
2 6 David Ragan Ford UPS John Henry
3 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford DeWalt Richard Petty
4 09 Landon Cassill Chevy Thank A Teacher Today James Finch
5 13 Casey Mears Toyota GEICO Bob Germain
6 20 Joey Logano Toyota Home Depot Joe Gibbs
7 27 Paul Menard Chevy Menards / Moen Tom Pumpelly
8 30 David Stremme Chevy TBA Timothy McSweeney
9 31 Jeff Burton Chevy Caterpillar Richard Childress
10 32 Boris Said Ford Red Rocks Cafe Frank Stoddard
11 34 David Gilliland Ford Taco Bell Bob Jenkins
12 37 Tony Raines Ford Black Cat Fireworks Bob Jenkins
13 38 Travis Kvapil Ford Long John Silver's Bob Jenkins
14 43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford Best Buy Richard Petty
15 46 J.J. Yeley
(WITHDREW to #81)
Chevy Red Line Tommy McMillan
16 47 Bobby Labonte Toyota Reese Towpower Tad Geschickter
17 50 T.J. Bell Toyota BanditChippers Joseph Falk
18 56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota NAPA Michael Waltrip
19 60 Mike Skinner Toyota Big Red Bob Germain
20 64 Derrike Cope Ford TBA Larry Gunselman
21 66 Todd Bodine Toyota Tech South Phil Parsons
22 71 Andy Lally Ford TBA Kevin Buckler
23 81 J.J. Yeley
in for Scott Riggs
Chevy Whitney Motorsports Dusty Whitney
24 83 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull Dietrich Mateschitz
25 87 Joe Nemechek Toyota NEMCO Andrea Nemechek
26 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy Dale Jr. Foundation VH1 Save The Music Rick Hendrick
27 92 Brian Keselowski Dodge TBA Brian Keselowski
28 95 David Starr Ford Jordan Truck Sales Bob Levine


The NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Charlotte Motor Speedway - 5/21/2011
Last Update: 5/13/2011 4:03:00 PM

1 00 David Reutimann Toyota Aaron's Outdoors Rob Kauffman
2 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy National Wild Turkey Federation Teresa Earnhardt
3 4 Kasey Kahne Toyota Red Bull Dietrich Mateschitz
4 5 Jimmie Johnson Chevy Lowe's 5% Jeff Gordon
5 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Express J D Gibbs
6 14 Tony Stewart Chevy Burger King Margaret Haas
7 16 Greg Biffle Ford 3M Jack Roush
8 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Crown Royal John Henry
9 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M's Joe Gibbs
10 21 Trevor Bayne
(WITHDRAWN)
Ford Good Sam/Camping World Glen Wood
11 22 Kurt Busch Dodge Shell / Pennzoil Walter Czarnecki
12 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy DuPont Rick Hendrick
13 25 Mark Martin Chevy Farmer's Insurance Mary Hendrick
14 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy Budweiser Richard Childress
15 33 Clint Bowyer Chevy BB&T Richard Childress
16 39 Ryan Newman Chevy Haas Automation Tony Stewart
17 42 Juan PabloMontoya Chevy Energizer Chip Ganassi
18 78 Regan Smith Chevy Furniture Row Barney Vissar
19 99 Carl Edwards Ford Aflac Now Hiring Jack Roush


THE FORMAT


STATS & NOTES


TRACK INFO & RACE OFFICIALS


WEATHER

Weather Channel - Mooresville, NC

Weather Channel - Concord, NC

Weather Channel - Charlotte, NC

Accuweather

National Weather Service

Race Weather

Weather Underground


EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday May 20th
8:00 am NSCS Garage Opens
12:00 – 1:25 pm NSCS Final Sprint Showdown Practice
1:35 – 3:00 pm NSCS Final Sprint All-Star Race Practice
4:00 pm NCWTS Qualifying
5:00 pm NSCS Sprint Showdown Qualifying
  (Two Laps, All positions – IMPOUND)
6:00 pm NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Qualifying
  (3 Laps with Pit Stop requiring 4 Tire Change)
8:00 pm NCWTS N.C. Education Lottery 200 race

Saturday May 21st
2:30 pm NSCS Garage Opens
2:30 pm Dierks Bentley Concert
6:20 Pennzoil Ultra Victory Challenge
7:00 pm NSCS Showdown Driver Introductions
7:30 Sprint Showdown (20 Laps / 20 Laps)
9:00 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
  (50 Laps / 20 Laps / 20 Laps / 10 Laps)

NSCS = NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
NCWTS = NASCAR Camping World Truck Series


LOCAL HINTS & NOTES


CHASSIS SELECTIONS


ODDS


TIRE NOTES


TV / NEWSPAPERS


Local TV / Network Stations

ABC 9 WWOC
CBS 3 WBTV
FOX 18 WCCB
NBC 36 WCNC
News 14 Carolina


Local Charlotte Newspapers

Charlotte Observer
Kannapolis Independent Tribune
Mooresville Tribune
Race City USA [Mooresville]
Asheville Citizen-Times
Blue Ridge Now - Times News
Dunn Daily Record
Fayetteville Observer
GoCarolina's
Go Lake Norman
Greensville Daily Reflector
Greensboro News and Record
High Point Enterprise
Jacksonville Daily News
Kingston Free Press
Lexington Dispatch
Raleigh-Durham News and Observer
Rocky Mount Telegram
Roanoke Daily Herald
Salisbury Post
Shelby Star
Washington Daily News
Winston-Salem Journal


NEWS, TICKETS and MORE
about the All-Star Race


Pennzoil Ultra Victory Challenge


PAINT SCHEMES

Car#-Driver Sponsor / Scheme
Promo / Hood
Image Link
Sprint Showdown
Charlotte Motor Speedway - May 21
#47-Bobby Labonte Reese Towpower #47 Team Schemes Page
#88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dale Jr. Foundation VH1 Save The Music #88 Team Schemes Page
Sprint All-Star Challnege
Charlotte Motor Speedway - May 21
#5-Jimmie Johnson Lowe's 5% #48 Team Schemes Page
#14-Tony Stewart Burger King #14 Team Schemes Page
#24-Jeff Gordon DuPont #24 Team Schemes Page
#25-Mark Martin Farmers Insurance #5 Team Schemes Page
#29-Kevin Harvick Budweiser / Realtree #29 Team Schemes Page
#39-Ryan Newman Haas Automation #39 Team Schemes Page
#42-Juan Pablo Montoya Energizer none...yet


Past All-Star Winners page

All-Star Event pages

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2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

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