NASCAR All-Star race 2017: Key stats, Vegas odds, prediction, past winners, NASCAR 2017: Tonight’s Monster Energy Cup All-Star live scoring, TV, updates from Charlotte
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Kyle Larson will start on the pole for NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup All-Star race at 8 p.m. Saturday at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway. NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup All-Star race at 8 p.m. Saturday at the 1.5-mile Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The race will be televised on Fox Sports 1. Final qualifying begins at 4:35 p.m., also on FS1. You can get live scoring and updates at NASCAR’s Race Center and live streaming is available at NASCAR’s Trackside Live. Larson earned the pole with a speed of 143.839 mph in the three-lap format. Kyle Busch will start second, Kevin Harvick third, Jimmie Johnson fourth and Kurt Busch fifth.
Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Larson appear to be in the best form at 1.5-mile tracks this season. Truex won at Las Vegas and last week at Kansas while Larson has three runner-up finishes and a sixth-place showing in the four intermediate track races thus far. After 11 races, Larson continues to lead the Cup Series points standings in part due to a 6.9 average finish and 366 laps led.
With $1 million on the line and a 10-lap final stage shootout in NASCAR’s All-Star race, the only thing to expect Saturday under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway is the unexpected. Despite the unknown, there are a few key stats which separate drivers at the 1.5-mile North Carolina track.