NASCAR Sprint Showdown

and All-Star Race

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Concord, N.C.

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

TV/Radio: Speed/WNPV (1440-AM)

Race course: 1.5-mile oval

Race distance: 100 laps in four segments: 50, two 20s and a final 10

Race forecast: partly cloudy, 77 degrees

Last year's winner: Kurt Busch

Track facts: The winner of this non-points race collects $1 million. Not bad for a short night's work . . . Preceding the All-Star Race is the qualifying Showdown . . . Monday's NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony will air on Speed at 8 p.m. Inductees are David Pearson, Bobby Allison, Lee Petty, Ned Jarrett and Bud Moore . . . In winning three of the last five Cup races at Dover, Jimmie Johnson has led an astounding 1,192 of the 2,000 laps . . . Martin Truex Jr.'s eighth-place finish at Dover was his best this year since a sixth at Las Vegas in the third race . . . Juan Pablo Montoya has faded to 15th in Cup points. Six races ago, he was seventh.

Wins: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth, 2 each; Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Trevor Bayne, Regan Smith, 1 each.

SPRINT CUP STANDINGS

Through 11 of 36 races

Pvs. Pts. Behind

1. Carl Edwards. . . 1 416 -

2. Jimmie Johnson. . . 2 392 -24

3. Kyle Busch. . . 3 379 -37

4. Dale Earnhardt Jr.. . . 4 364 -52

5. Kevin Harvick. . . 5 362 -54

6. Matt Kenseth. . . 10 342 -74

7. Ryan Newman. . . 6 340 -76

8. Clint Bowyer. . . 9 336 -80

9. Kurt Busch. . . 8 336 -80

10. Tony Stewart. . . 7 328 -88

11. Mark Martin. . . 14 324 -92

12. Greg Biffle. . . 12 311 -105

13. Denny Hamlin. . . 16 304 -112

14. Jeff Gordon. . . 17 299 -117

15. Juan Montoya. . . 13 296 -120

16. A.J. Allmendinger. . . 11 295 -121

17. Paul Menard. . . 18 291 -125

18. Kasey Kahne. . . 15 286 -130

19. Martin Truex Jr.. . . 20 282 -134

20. Marcus Ambrose. . . 22 281 -135

Up next: Coca-Cola 600, May 29, Charlotte Motor Speedway, 6 p.m.; TV: Fox; last year's winner: Kurt Busch.

- Bill Fleischman