2024 NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race at North Wilkesboro Speedaway

Sunday, May 19, 2024
North Wilkesboro Speedway
Time: 8:00pm/et
Open race: 5:30pm/et
TV: FS1
Radio: PRN, Sirius XM NASCAR


Joey Logano dominates 2024 All-Star Race at North Wilkesboro: It was a study in domination and impeccable strategy. Leading a NASCAR All-Star Race record 199 of 200 laps, pole winner Joey Logano kept Denny Hamlin and peripatetic Kyle Larson at bay on Sunday night in winning the 40th running of the event and collecting the $1-million top prize.(Read more)

#22-Joey Logano won the NASCAR All-Star Race at North Wilkesboro Speedway on Sunday night by leading 199 of 200 laps from the pole position. It is his second All-Star Race win. This is Logano’s 10th consecutive top-10 finish in the All-Star Race, setting the record for most consecutive top 10s in All-Star competition.
#11-Denny Hamlin finished second, his second runner-up finish in the last three All-Star races. #17-Chris Buescher, #5-Kyle Larson and #12-Ryan Blaney rounded out the top five.
#23-Bubba Wallace, #1-Ross Chastain, #9-Chase Elliott, #34-Michael McDowell and #8-Kyle Busch complete the top 10.
The race consisted of 200 laps with an All-Star caution at Lap 100. Another came out on Lap 150.
Drivers that advanced from the Open to the All-Star race were #54-Ty Gibbs and #23-Wallace.
#10-Noah Gragson was the fan vote winner to get into the race.
There were two lead changes among two drivers and four cautions for 27 laps.
See race details at: Race Results and Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – All-Star Race:
Joey Logano won the NASCAR All-Star Race, his 2nd career All-Star Race win. He also won the 2016 All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Logano becomes the ninth different driver to win multiple all-star races.
This is the fifth NASCAR All-Star Race win for Team Penske (2022 – Ryan Blaney, 2016 – Logano, 2010 – Kurt Busch, 2002 – Ryan Newman).
(NASCAR)

All-Star Race & Open Paint Schemes

Race Updates:
Lap 200: #22-Logano leads all but one lap to win the All-Star Race. #11-Hamlin finished runner-up, with #17-Buescher, #5-Larson and #12-Blaney rounding out the top five.
Lap 180: #22-Logano leads #11-Hamlin by seven-tenths of a second with 20 laps remaining. #5-Larson has seen his lap times even out in third.
Lap 161: #5-Larson is up to third on fresh tires after restarting 10th.
Lap 154: #5-Larson is the first car to pit from sixth position. He brought #23-Wallace, #9-Elliott, #1-Chastain, #8-Busch, #19-Truex, #99-Suarez and #54-Gibbs with him.
Lap 150: The second All-Star caution is out. #22-Logano leads #12-Blaney, #11-Hamlin, #20-Bell and #17-Buescher.
Lap 129: #5-Larson cracks the top five for the first time in the race.
Lap 124: #22-Logano clears #11-Hamlin for the lead on the restart.
Lap 117: #54-Gibbs spins off the front bumper of #8-Busch entering Turn 1.
Lap 112: #20-Bell washed up the track entering Turn 3 and hit #22-Logano. #11-Hamlin has made up ground since the restart and is up to second.
Lap 109: #22-Logano and #20-Bell make contact while racing for the lead entering Turn 1.
Lap 104: #22-Logano wins the race off pit road, ahead of #17-Buescher, #20-Bell, #6-Keselowski and #12-Blaney. Bell jumped two spots by having the first pit stall. #45-Reddick and #54-Gibbs are the only drivers that chose the primary tire.
Lap 100: #22-Logano leads at the first All-Star caution. #17-Buescher, #6-Keselowski, #12-Blaney and #20-Bell are the top five. #45-Reddick, #11-Hamlin, #1-Chastain, #99-Suarez and #9-Elliott are the top 10.
Lap 88: #22-Logano gets into the left-rear corner of #23-Wallace to try to put him a lap down. #17-Buescher has closed to the back bumper.
Lap 73: #17-Buescher has closed in on #22-Logano for the lead as they battle through lapped traffic.
Lap 68: #24-Byron has a flat right-rear tire after making contact with the wall. The team is replacing the toe link.
Lap 45: Race leader #22-Logano has caught the back of the field, putting #16-AJ Allmendinger one lap down.
Lap 27: #17-Buescher passes #45-Reddick for second. Reddick is losing pace on the soft tires.
Lap 25: #22-Logano leads the five drivers that stayed out on the first caution. #20-Bell is the first car on primary tires in sixth.
Lap 5: #99-Suarez leads the majority of the field down pit road to change back to the primary tires after the entire field began the race on soft tires. Only #22-Logano, #45-Reddick, #6-Keselowski, #17-Buescher and #12-Blaney stayed out.
Lap 2: #8-Busch gets into the rear of #47-Stenhouse getting into Turn 1 and Stenhouse overcorrects and hits the wall head on.
Lap 1: #22-Logano leads the opening lap from the pole.

All-Star Race Timing:
Invocation: 8:16:00 p.m.
National Anthem: 8:17:35 p.m.
Command: 8:24:00 p.m.
Green Flag: 8:30:00 p.m.

To the rear (All-Star): #5-Kyle Larson (driver change)

All-Star Race Pit Stalls

#54-Ty Gibbs and #23-Bubba Wallace advance to the NASCAR All-Star Race at North Wilkesboro Speedway by being the top two finishers in the All-Star Open. #54-Gibbs led all 100 laps.
There were followed by #4-Josh Berry, #51-Josh Berry and #10-Noah Gragson to round out the top five. #48-Alex Bowman, #14-Chase Briscoe, #41-Ryan Preece, #3-Austin Dillon and #77-Carson Hocevar complete the top 10.
The fan vote winner, advancing to the All-Star Race for the second consecutive season, was #10-Gragson.
There were zero lead changes and two caution for 11 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 98.728 mph.
See race details at: All-Star Open Race Results and Penalty Report.

Race Fast Facts – All-Star Open:
Ty Gibbs won the NASCAR All-Star Open, his first Open victory.
Bubba Wallace (second) finished second and also advanced to the NASCAR All-Star Race.
Noah Gragson won the Fan Vote becoming the third driver to advance to the All-Star Race.
(NASCAR)

Race Updates:
Lap 100: #54-Gibbs leads all 100 laps to win the All-Star Open and advance to the All-Star Race. #23-Wallace finishes second to transfer in. #10-Gragson wins the All-Star Fan Vote.
Lap 93: #48-Bowman slapped the wall off Turn 2 and falls back to sixth position.
Lap 90: #54-Gibbs leads by 2.6 seconds with 10 laps remaining. #23-Wallace, #4-Berry, #51-Haley and #48-Bowman round out the top five.
Lap 79: #51-Haley is making a late charge and is up to fourth position.
Lap 73: #4-Berry dives into Turn 3 and moved #48-Bowman up the track for third position.
Lap 66: #23-Wallace passes #48-Bowman for second position.
Lap 58: #2-Cindric is turned into the outside wall on the frontstretch after he was squeezed in the middle of three-wide by #77-Hocevar.
Lap 52: #54-Gibbs wins the race off pit road, ahead of #48-Bowman, #23-Wallace, #14-Briscoe and #4-Berry. #2-Cindric dropped three spots to sixth.
Lap 50: Competition caution is out. #54-Gibbs has led the opening 50 laps. #23-Wallace, #2-Cindric, #48-Bowman, #14-Briscoe, #77-Briscoe, #10-Gragson, #4-Berry, #42-Nemechek and #3-Dillon complete the top 10.
Lap 25: #54-Gibbs has stretched his lead to over two seconds. The top five remains the same. #4-Berry has moved up to eighth. #3-Dillon has gained four spots since the start and runs 11th.
Lap 10: #54-Gibbs continues to lead by more than one-second over #23-Wallace. #2-Cindric, #48-Bowman and #14-Briscoe are the top five.
Lap 9: #66-Hill comes to pit road where the his team lifts the hood.
Lap 1: #54-Gibbs clears for the lead. #23-Wallace jumps from fourth to seasons. #42-Nemechek slips up the track in Turn 3 and moves #41-Preece out of the groove.

All-Star Open Timing:
Invocation: 5:24:20 p.m.
America the Beautiful: 5:25:00 p.m.
Command: 5:32:00 p.m.
Green Flag: 5:38:00 p.m.

To the rear (Open): none reported

The qualifying heats were canceled due to torrential rain. The starting lineup is based on qualifying results, giving #22-Joey Logano and #6-Brad Keselowski a share of the front row. #20-Christopher Bell, #99-Daniel Suarez and #17-Chris Buescher round out the top five. #45-Tyler Reddick, #1-Ross Chastain, #34-Michael McDowell, #16-AJ Allmendinger and #11-Denny Hamlin complete the top 10.
See the complete All-Star starting lineup.

All-Star Open Pit stalls

Qualifying for the NASCAR All-Star Race is complete and #22-Joey Logano won the outright pole for the All-Star Race, and will start from the pole in the first qualifying heat race. #6-Brad Keselowski will start from the pole in the second heat.
#20-Christopher Bell won the Mechanix Wear Pit-Crew Challenge for the second consecutive season, as his pit crew pitted #54-Ty Gibbs last season.
Qualifying was based on three collective laps, which included a four-tire pit stop times during the Pit Crew Challenge. The All-Star Heat races will be 60 laps and will set the lineup for the All-Star race.
The top five starters for the first 60 lap heat race: #22-Logano, #20-Bell, #17-Chris Buescher, #1-Ross Chastain and #16-AJ Allmendinger
The top five starters for the second 60 lap heat race: #6-Keselowski, #99-Daniel Suarez, #45-Tyler Reddick, #34-Michael McDowell and #11-Denny Hamlin
See the complete qualifying results and the All-Star Race heat races starting lineups.

All-Star qualifying and the pit-crew challenge has been postponed until Saturday morning at 11:40am ET.

With three cars remaining in All-Star Open qualifying, rain hit North Wilkesboro Speedway. The starting lineup will be set by owners points, meaning #54-Ty Gibbs will start from the pole in Sunday’s Open race.
#48-Alex Bowman will start second, with #14-Chase Briscoe, #23-Bubba Wallace and #10-Noah Gragson rounding out the top five.
The Open will be 100 laps. The top two finishers and the fan vote winner will advance to the All-Star Race.
See the complete All-Star Race Open Starting Lineup.

Practice for the NASCAR All Star race and All Star Open at North Wilkesboro Speedway is over. The top five:
#54-Ty Gibbs 124.001 mph
#12-Ryan Blaney 123.790
#20-Christopher Bell 123.558 mph
#9-Chase Elliott 123.301 mph
#23-Bubba Wallace 123.261 mph
Slowest: #66-Timmy Hill 114.948 mph
Most laps run: #34-Michael McDowell, 118
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 37 drivers): #12-Blaney 122.021 mph
Notes: Teams split the session by using a set of regular grip tires and soft tires. The softer tires were designed to have fire-off speed and significant drop-off pace.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run on the All-Star Practice speeds page.

All-Star Race Qualifying Order

Open Qualifying Order

All-Star Race Crew Rosters

NASCAR Open Crew Rosters

Goodyear Tire Notes

The entry lists for the NASCAR Open and All-Star races at North Wilkesboro Speedway are posted.
17 drivers are entered for the All-Star race. The only eligible driver not entered is Shane Van Gisbergen.
For the open, 20 teams are entered. Two drivers will transfer from the open to the All-Star race.  One other driver will make it in on the fan vote.
See the full entry lists on the NASCAR All-Star race entry list page and the NASCAR All-Star Open entry list page.

Weekend Schedule

All-Star Race Format Announced

All-Star Fan Vote available at NASCAR.com.

2024 Allstar Format

Drivers eligible for the All-Star Race:
#1-Ross Chastain
#5-Kyle Larson
#6-Brad Keselowski
#8-Kyle Busch
#9-Chase Elliott
#11-Denny Hamlin
#12-Ryan Blaney
#16-A.J. Allmendinger
#17-Chris Buescher
#19-Martin Truex Jr.
#20-Christopher Bell
#22-Joey Logano
#24-William Byron
#34-Michael McDowell
#45-Tyler Reddick
#47-Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
#99-Daniel Suarez
Shane Van Gisbergen (does not plan to participate)

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