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The NASCAR Sprint Unlimited has a start time of 8:10p.m tonight. 19 NASCAR drivers will be in the race. Kevin Harvick was quickest during first practice but it was Denny Hamlin who was fastest in final practice on Friday night.
Drivers did not escape the night unscathed, as a bad move by Matt Kenseth nine laps in caused a total of five cars to wreck, three cars are in back up cars for tonight’s shoot out. Two of the cars were able to be repaired.
The race line up is not set, as fans in attendance at the track can still vote for how the drivers start the race. Race fans will have three options to determine the order that the drivers will line up. Fans can vote for them to lineup by number of career wins (most to least), their 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup final driver point standings, or the order of when they earned their pole position in 2012.
Tickets are still available for tonight’s race at the tracks official site. The race will be broadcast on FOX.
Entry List for The Sprint Unlimited:
1) #5-Kasey Kahne. Farmers Insurance Chevy
2) #9-Marcos Ambrose, Ford Stanley Ford
3) #11-Denny Hamlin, FedEx Express Toyota
4) #14-Tony Stewart, Mobil 1-Bass Pro Shops Chevy
5) #16-Greg Biffle, 3M Ford
6) #18-Kyle Busch, M&M’s Toyota
7) #20-Matt Kenseth, Dollar General Toyota
8) #22-Joey Logano, Shell Pennzoil Ford
9) #24-Jeff Gordon, Drive to End Hunger Chevy
10) #29-Kevin Harvick, Budweiser Chevy
11) #32-Terry Labonte, CJ Energy Services Ford
12) #42-Juan Pablo, Target Chevy
13) #43-Aric Almirola, Smithfield Ford
14) #48-Jimmie Johnson, Lowe’s Yellow Chevy
15) #55-Mark Martin, Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota
16) #56-Martin Truex Jr, NAPA Toyota
17) #78-Kurt Busch, Furniture Row Chevy
18) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr, National Guard Chevy
19) #99-Carl Edwards, Fastenal Ford
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FedEx Express Toyota
Shell Pennzoil Ford
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