THIS WEEK'S RACE

NASCAR Sprint Showdown

and All-Star Race

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Concord, N.C.

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

TV/Radio:

Speed/WNPV (1440-AM)

Race course: 1.5-mile oval

Race distance: For the All-Star race: four 20-lap segments,

followed by a mandatory four-tire pit stop and a 10-lap segment.

Race forecast: scattered

thunderstorms, high 70s

Last year's winner:

Jimmie Johnson

Track facts: The All-Star race winner will collect more than $1 million . . . Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Sr. are three-time All-Star winners . . . Mark Martin has the most All-Star race starts (24). He's a two-time winner of the race . . . Carl Edwards won the 2011 event; Kurt Busch won in 2010 . . . The Showdown is for drivers not qualified for the All-Star race (race winners of this year and last, plus prior All-Star victors) . . . Several teams, including Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick, Ryan Newman and Jamie McMurray, tested the Generation 6 car Tuesday at Dover International Speedway. They'll return for the June 2 Sprint Cup race at the Delaware track . . . The World of Outlaws series will race at Williams Grove Speedway, in Mechanicsburg, Pa., tomorrow and Saturday and at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway on Tuesday.

Wins: Matt Kenseth, 3; Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson, 2 each; Carl Edwards, Kasey Kahne, Kevin Harvick, David Ragan, 1 each.

Standings

1. Jimmie Johnson. . . 423

2. Carl Edwards. . . 379

3. Matt Kenseth. . . 364

4. Dale Earnhardt Jr.. . . 359

5. Clint Bowyer. . . 349

6. Kasey Kahne. . . 326

7. Brad Keselowski. . . 326

8. Kyle Busch. . . 325

9. Aric Almirola. . . 317

10. Kevin Harvick. . . 315

11. Paul Menard. . . 315

12. Jeff Gordon. . . 311

13. Greg Biffle. . . 311

14. Martin Truex Jr.. . . 301

15. Jamie McMurray. . . 295