Hamlin gives Joe Gibbs first victory in NASCAR All-Star race

CFLYo4tWgAAkQ77Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it was pole-sitter Danny Hamlin holding off Kevin Harvick – by 0.923 seconds – to win the 31st running of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Sprint All-Star race and a million dollars.

Kurt Busch finished in third behind Hamlin and Harvick, and they were followed by Jeff Gordon finishing fourth and Matt Kenseth taking fifth-place.

Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Kyle Busch finishing sixth, Kasey Kahne seventh, Joey Logano eighth, Brad Keselowski ninth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. bringing home 10th-place.

RACE NOTES:
Average Speed: 106.452 MPH
Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 33 Mins, 00 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.923 Seconds
Lead Changes: 7 among 4 drivers
Cautions: 4 for 0 laps

Next Up: Back to racing for points and the longest race of the season with the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 24th, with an approximate starting time of 6:20 p.m. (ET).

NASCAR Inspection complete: 11 & 4 to R&D. Reviewing potential infraction by member of 48 team during race: Modifying side skirt

Sprint All-Star Race Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Led
1 11 Denny Hamlin 110 Running 26
2 4 Kevin Harvick 110 Running 0
3 41 Kurt Busch 110 Running 24
4 24 Jeff Gordon 110 Running 0
5 20 Matt Kenseth 110 Running 0
6 18 Kyle Busch 110 Running 0
7 5 Kasey Kahne 110 Running 11
8 22 Joey Logano 110 Running 0
9 2 Brad Keselowski 110 Running 49
10 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 110 Running 0
11 47 AJ Allmendinger 110 Running 0
12 15 Clint Bowyer 110 Running 0
13 16 Greg Biffle 110 Running 0
14 43 Aric Almirola 110 Running 0
15 48 Jimmie Johnson 110 Running 0
16 1 Jamie McMurray 110 Running 0
17 19 Carl Edwards 110 Running 0
18 31 Ryan Newman 110 Running 0
19 14 Tony Stewart 110 Running 0
20 10 Danica Patrick 78 Running 0

 

The Sprint All-Star Race Segment Finished
Pos. Car # Driver Seg-ment 1 Seg-ment 2 Seg-ment 3 Seg-ment 4 Seg-ment 5 Average 
1 41 Kurt Busch 5 2 3 1 3 2.8
2 2 Brad Keselowski 4 1 1 4 9 3.8
3 4 Kevin Harvick 10 6 2 2 2 4.4
4 5 Kasey Kahne 1 5 5 5 7 4.6
5 24 Jeff Gordon 6 3 6 7 4 5.2
6 11 Denny Hamlin 2 8 13 3 1 5.4
7 22 Joey Logano 7 4 4 16 8 7.8
8 20 Matt Kenseth 13 9 7 10 5 8.8
9 18 Kyle Busch 14 7 19 9 6 11.0
10 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 3 12 16 14 10 11.0
11 47 AJ Allmendinger 16 10 12 8 11 11.4
12 48 Jimmie Johnson 9 13 9 12 15 11.6
13 15 Clint Bowyer 11 11 10 19 12 12.6
14 19 Carl Edwards 15 17 8 6 17 12.6
15 1 Jamie McMurray 12 14 11 15 16 13.6
16 16 Greg Biffle 8 20 17 17 13 15.0
17 31 Ryan Newman 19 18 15 11 18 16.2
18 14 Tony Stewart 20 15 14 13 19 16.2
19 43 Aric Almirola 18 19 18 18 14 17.4
20 10 Danica Patrick 17 16 20 20 20 18.6

 

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