NASCAR & Auto Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Coca-Cola 600 facts and figures

What: 400 laps or 600 miles

Where: Charlotte Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked, quad-ovalin Concord

When: 6 p.m. Sunday

TV: Fox

Radio: Performance Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Kevin Harvick

Also this week: History 300, Nationwide Series, Charlotte Motor Speedway, 2:45 p.m. Saturday, ABC.

Who’s Hot/

Who’s Not


Jamie McMurray: $1 million will buy a lot of Big Macs.

Kevin Harvick: Ran strong and finished second in all-star race but got beat on pit road.

Carl Edwards: Could his strong performance last weekend bode well for the 600?

Josh Wise: Finished 15th in all-star race but still won the Sprint Fan Vote.

Kyle Busch: Gave Toyota its sixth consecutive win in the Truck series.

ThorSport Racing: If you can run with Busch in the Truck series, you’re doing something right.

Sam Hornish Jr.: Making the most of his limited Nationwide schedule with a victory at Iowa.


Jeff Gordon: The all-star race has not been kind to him lately.

Kasey Kahne: Appeared to have a car capable of winning the all-star race but slammed the wall during Segment No. 3.

Jim Utter

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