THIS WEEK'S RACE

Coca-Cola 600

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Concord, N.C.

When: Sunday, 6 p.m.

TV/Radio: Fox 29/WNPV (1440-AM)

Course: 1.5-mile oval

Distance: 400 laps/600 miles

Forecast: partly cloudy, mid-70s

Last year's winner: Kasey Kahne

Last year's pole winner:

Aric Almirola, 192.94 mph

Track qualifying record: Greg Biffle, 193.708 mph (October 2012)

Track facts: The latest NASCAR Hall of Fame class was announced yesterday: drivers Tim Flock, Jack Ingram, Dale Jarrett and Fireball Roberts, and engine builder Maurice Petty. Induction will be in January . . . Kasey Kahne led the last 44 laps (96 overall) to win last year's race. Denny Hamlin was runner-up; Kyle Busch was third. Kahne is a three-time Coca-Cola 600 winner . . . Jimmie Johnson's six wins at Charlotte top active drivers. Excluding Sprint All-Star victories, Johnson's last W at Charlotte was in 2009. Jeff Gordon is a five-time winner at the track (most recent W, 2007) . . . Kyle Busch has 113 wins in NASCAR's top three series, but he's 0-for-18 in Charlotte Cup starts. His best finishes are second (twice) in the fall races . . . Jamie McMurray's first career Cup win was at Charlotte in 2002 in his second start. He was filling in for Sterling Marlin (neck injury) . . . Bobby Labonte, the 2000 Cup champion, is scheduled to make his 700th career Cup start Sunday.

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

Standings

1. Matt Kenseth. . . 781

2. Kyle Busch. . . 740

3. Jimmie Johnson. . . 455

4. Kasey Kahne. . . 223

5. Martin Truex Jr.. . . 193

6. Denny Hamlin. . . 156

7. Carl Edwards. . . 146

8. Jeff Gordon. . . 129

9. Clint Bowyer. . . 114

10. Kurt Busch. . . 108

11. Brad Keselowski. . . 104

12. Juan Pablo Montoya. . . 79

13. Mark Martin. . . 75

14. Dale Earnhardt Jr.. . . 48

15. Joey Logano. . . 45

- Bill Fleischman