Jamie McMurray wins Sprint All-Star race in Charlotte!

Bn47A5yCUAAaVxxIt was a non-point event for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Saturday night, and Jamie McMurray became a million dollars richer when he won his – and team owner Chip Ganassi – first NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Coming up short – by 0.696 seconds – was Kevin Harvick bringing home second, while Matt Kenseth finished third, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. fourth and pole-sitter Carl Edwards finishing fifth.

The 2013 defending series champion, Jimmie Johnson, placed sixth, as last night’s Sprint Showdown winner, Clint Bowyer, finished seventh, Brian Vickers eighth, Denny Hamlin ninth and Brad Keselowski rounding out the top-ten finishing positions.

RACE NOTES:
Segment 1 (20-Laps) Winner: Kyle Busch
Segment 2 (20-Laps) Winner: Kasey Kahne
Segment 3 (20-Laps) Winner: Kasey Kahne
Segment 4 (20-Laps) Winner: Kevin Harvick
Segment 5 (10-Laps) Winner: Jamie McMurray
Average Speed: 100.517 MPH
Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 20 Mins, 35 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.696 Seconds
Lead Changes: 9 among 6 drivers
Cautions: 7 for 12 laps

Next Up: Teams remain in Charlotte and get back to point racing as the take on the series’ longest race, the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, May 25th. The race is scheduled to get underway around 6:20 p.m. (ET) and FOX begins their (pre) coverage at 5:30 p.m. (ET).

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Lap Status Laps Led
1 1 Jamie McMurray 90 Running 31
2 4 Kevin Harvick 90 Running 5
3 20 Matt Kenseth 90 Running 0
4 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 90 Running 0
5 99 Carl Edwards 90 Running 18
6 48 Jimmie Johnson 90 Running 0
7 15 Clint Bowyer 90 Running 0
8 55 Brian Vickers 90 Running 0
9 11 Denny Hamlin 90 Running 5
10 2 Brad Keselowski 90 Running 0
11 41 Kurt Busch 90 Running 0
12 14 Tony Stewart 90 Running 0
13 34 David Ragan 90 Running 0
14 5 Kasey Kahne 90 Running 20
15 98 Josh Wise 90 Running 0
16 31 Ryan Newman 77 Accident 0
17 24 Jeff Gordon 60 Accident 0
18 78 Martin Truex Jr. 60 Accident 0
19 16 Greg Biffle 60 Accident 0
20 47 AJ Allmendinger 30 Accident 0
21 18 KyleBusch 25 Accident 11
22 22 Joey Logano 25 Accident 0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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