Coca-Cola 600

Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.

When: Sunday, 5:45 p.m.

TV/Radio: Fox/WNPV (1440-AM), WDSD (94.7-FM)

Course: 1.5-mile quad oval

Distance: 400 laps/600 miles

2009 pole: Ryan Newman

2009 winner: David Reutimann

Qualifying record: Elliott Sadler, 193.216 mph, Oct. 13, 2005.

Track facts: Reutimann gained his first Sprint Cup victory when the race was shortened to 227 laps because of threatening weather. He led only in Laps 223-227. Talk about good timing. Newman was runner-up; Robby Gordon was third (his first top-five finish since 2007) . . . Kasey Kahne won the Coca-Cola 600 in 2008; Casey Mears won in '07 . . . Jimmie Johnson is tied with Bobby Allison and Darrell Waltrip for most wins (6) at Charlotte. Jeff Gordon is a five-time winner at the track; Mark Martin has four wins . . . The highest finish at Charlotte for Kurt Busch, winner of Saturday night's All-Star race, is ninth in 11 starts . . . As we always say, Sunday is the greatest day in sports: Indy 500 (1 p.m. Channel 6), followed by the Coca-Cola 600: 1,100 miles of racin'!

2010 wins: Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin (3 each); Kyle Busch, (2); Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman, Jamie McMurray, 1 each.

SPRINT CUP STANDINGS

Through 12 of 36 races

Prv. Pts. Back

1. Kevin Harvick. . . 1 1768 -

2. Kyle Busch. . . 3 1699 -99

3. Matt Kenseth. . . 5 1642 -126

4. Jimmie Johnson. . . 2 1637 -131

5. Denny Hamlin. . . 6 1618 -150

6. Jeff Gordon. . . 4 1605 -163

7. Greg Biffle. . . 7 1581 -187

8. Jeff Burton. . . 9 1569 -199

9. Kurt Busch. . . 8 1531 -237

10. Carl Edwards. . . 11 1487 -281

11. Mark Martin. . . 10 1475 -293

12. Martin Truex Jr.. . . 13 1434 -334

13. Ryan Newman. . . 14 1404 -364

14. Tony Stewart. . . 18 1397 -371

15. Clint Bowyer. . . 15 1392 -376

16. Dale Earnhardt Jr.. . . 12 1391 -377

17. Jamie McMurray. . . 16 1346 -422

18. Joey Logano. . . 19 1332 -436

19. Juan Montoya. . . 17 1322 -446

20. David Reutimann. . . 24 1262 -506

Up next: Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500, Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pa., 1 p.m. June 6; TV: TNT; last year's winner: Tony Stewart.

- Bill Fleischman