The drivers and colourful paint schemes might all the time change because the 2019 NASCAR All-Star Race – look no farther than Kevin Harvick’s pink “millennial” themed No. four automotive – however one factor stays the identical: experimentation.
The 2019 model of the race is not any completely different because the NASCAR circuit heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the All-Star Race on Saturday evening. On condition that the race has no level ramifications within the Monster Vitality Cup Sequence standings, it makes the occasion the right playground for NASCAR to trot out new guidelines and aero packages.
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Vehicles will characteristic a brand new, single-piece carbon fiber splitter/pan and a radiator duct that exits by way of the hood as NASCAR continues to tinker with new aero packages all all through the season. Moreover the four-stage format of the race has been barely altered. 5 laps have been added to the fourth and ultimate stage, which means the phases are 30 laps, 20 laps, 20 laps and 15 laps, respectively, for a complete of 85 laps across the 1.5-mile observe.
Full-time drivers who’ve ever gained a Cup Sequence championship or a factors race in both 2018 or 2019 are eligible, as are drivers who’ve gained a earlier All-Star Race. Fifteen drivers meet these necessities . A fan vote will even decide a further driver (Alex Bowman). A ultimate three drivers can be added Saturday evening primarily based on the winner of every of the three phases of the Monster Vitality Open that begins at 6 p.m. E.T..
Harvick gained final 12 months’s All-Star Race in an thrilling 13-lap additional time end.
Sporting Information is monitoring dwell lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the Monster Vitality Open and NASCAR All-Star Race. Comply with alongside beneath.
NASCAR All-Star Race: Stay updates, outcomes from Charlotte
Monster Vitality Open winners
Three drivers be a part of the sector by profitable certainly one of three phases within the Monster Vitality Open.
NASCAR All-Star Race dwell updates
Stage 1 (30 laps)
Stage 2 (20 laps)
Stage three (20 laps)
Stage four (15 laps)
All occasions Japanese
Warning flags: 1
Lead adjustments: four
Lap leaders: Kevin Harvick (19), Kyle Busch (9), Clint Bowyer (1)
eight:58 p.m.: Kyle Busch wins Stage 1 with Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer shut behind. Brad Keselowski gained the race off pit street for additional time, however inished 18th.
eight:54 p.m.: Extra time to finish Stage 1.
eight:50 p.m.: Warning on lap 27 as Erik Jones is compelled to pit with a shredded tire.
eight:49 p.m.: Kyle Busch has been an all-star all season, so it is solely pure he passes Harvick for first with 10 laps to go in Stage 1.
eight:45 p.m.: Kevin Harvick is making millennials #proud.
eight:40 p.m.: Kyle Larson is the most important mover to date, shifting up six spots from the 18th place.
eight:37 p.m.: Inexperienced flag!
eight:24 p.m.: This race might not depend for factors, however $1 million money positive is not a nasty comfort.
7:41 p.m.: Alex Bowman will get the nod as the ultimate driver in tonight’s race.