Date: Saturday, May 24
Start Time: 2:45 p.m. ET
Site: Charlotte Motor Speedway -- Concord, N.C.
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Capacity: 135,000 (Grandstand Seating)
On TV: ABC
On Radio: Performance Radio Network (PRN)/SIRIUS NASCAR Radio
Race record: Mark Martin, 1996 (155.799 mph)
Qualifying record: Jimmie Johnson, 2005 (187.735 mph)
Defending champion: Kyle Busch
Runner up: Kasey Kahne
Pole winner: Austin Dillon (183.949 mph)
1. Kyle Busch (Start: 2)
2. Kasey Kahne (11)
3. Joey Logano (6)
4. Kyle Larson (18)
5. Kevin Harvick (16)
6. Trevor Bayne (21)
7. Justin Allgaier (14)
8. Matt Kenseth (9)
9. Parker Kligerman (5)
10. Regan Smith (10)
Average speed: 129.917 mph
Time of race: 2 hrs., 18 mins., 33 secs.
Margin of victory: 0.939 secs.
Caution flags: 7 for 33 laps
Lead changes: 9 among 5 drivers
2013 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 129.917 mph
2012 Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 123.414 mph
2011 Matt Kenseth, Ford, 136.640 mph
2010 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 132.216 mph
2009 Mike Bliss, Chevrolet, 129.096 mph
2008 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 120.331 mph
2007 Kasey Kahne, Dodge, 132.240 mph
2006 Carl Edwards, Ford, 110.735 mph
2005 Kyle Busch, Ford, 117.968 mph
2004 Kyle Busch, Ford, 114.274 mph
2003 Matt Kenseth, Ford, 138.302 mph
2002 Jeff Green, Chevrolet, 120.684 mph
2001 Jeff Green, Ford, 128.205 mph
2000 Jeff Burton, Ford, 121.759 mph
1999 Mark Martin, Ford, 119.377 mph
1998 Mark Martin, Ford, 133.449 mph
1997 Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 126.954 mph
1996 Mark Martin, Ford, 155.799 mph
1995 Chad Little, Ford, 131.707 mph
1994 Phil Parsons, Chevrolet, 127.704 mph
1993 Michael Waltrip, Pontiac, 127.539 mph
1992 Jeff Gordon, Ford, 127.208 mph
1991 Dale Earnhardt, Chevrolet, 133.235 mph
1990 Dale Jarrett, Pontiac, 132.337 mph
1989 Rob Moroso, Oldsmobile, 136.450 mph
1988 Dale Jarrett, Pontiac, 139.969 mph
1987 Harry Gant, Buick, 139.643 mph
1986 Tim Richmond, Pontiac, 139.715 mph
1985 Tim Richmond, Pontiac, 119.284 mph
1984 Bobby Allison, Oldsmobile, 126.198 mph
1983 Dale Earnhardt, Pontiac, 117.724 mph
1982 Harry Gant, Pontiac, 126.731 mph
Race: Get to Know Newton 250 (May 18)
Site: Iowa Speedway -- Newton, Iowa
Finish line order: Sam Hornish Jr., Ryan Blaney, Regan Smith, Chase Elliott, Elliott Sadler
Time of Race: 2 hrs., 4 mins., 28 secs.
Average speed: 105.450 mph
Margin of victory: 0.796 secs.
Caution flags: 5 for 31 laps
Lead changes: 9 among 3 drivers
Lap leaders: R. Blaney - pole; S. Hornish Jr 1-45; R. Blaney 46-46; S. Hornish R. Blaney - pole; S. Hornish Jr 1-45; R. Blaney 46-46; S. Hornish Jr 47-89; R. Blaney 90-149; S. Hornish Jr 150-206; R. Blaney 207-215; M. McDowell 216-218; R. Blaney 219-228; S. Hornish Jr 229-250.
#01 Landon Cassill (Fairfax, IA) Chevrolet/Flex Seal
#2 Brian Scott (Boise, ID) Chevrolet/Anderson's Maple Syrup
#3 Ty Dillon (Welcome, NC) Chevrolet/Bass Pro/NWTF
#4 Jeffrey Earnhardt (Mooresville, NC) Chevrolet/teamjdmotorsports.com
#5 Kevin Harvick (Bakersfield, CA) Chevrolet/Hunt Brothers Pizza
#6 Trevor Bayne (Knoxville, TN) Ford/AdvoCare
#7 Regan Smith (Cato, NY) Chevrolet/Fire Alarm Services
#9 Chase Elliott (Dawsonville, GA) Chevrolet/NAPA Auto Parts
#11 Elliott Sadler (Emporia, VA) Toyota/One Main Financial
#14 Eric McClure (Chilhowie, VA) Toyota/Hefty/Reynolds Wrap
#16 Ryan Reed (Bakersfield, CA) Ford/American Diabetes Assoc.
#17 Tanner Berryhill (Bixby, OK) Dodge/nationalcashlenders.com
#19 Mike Bliss (Milwaukie, OR) Toyota/TriStar Motorsports
#20 Matt Kenseth (Cambridge, WI) Toyota/Game Stop
#22 Brad Keselowski (Rochester Hills, MI Ford/Discount Tire
#23 Carlos Contreras (Mexico City) Chevrolet/Rick Ware Racing
#24 John Wes Townley (Watkinsville, GA) Toyota/Zaxby's
#28 J.J. Yeley (Phoenix, AZ) Dodge/JGL Racing
#31 Dylan Kwasniewski (Las Vegas, NV) Chevrolet/Rockstar
#39 Ryan Sieg (Tucker, GA) Chevrolet/RSS Racing
#40 Josh Wise (Riverside, CA) Chevrolet/Curtis Key Plumbing
#42 Kyle Larson (Elk Grove, CA) Chevrolet/Enoes
#43 Dakoda Armstrong (New Castle, IN) Ford/Fresh From Florida
#44 David Starr (Houston, TX) Toyota/Central TX Lath & Plaster
#46 Matt DiBenedetto (Grass Valley, CA) Chevrolet/Curtis Key Plumbing
#51 Jeremy Clements (Spartanburg, SC) Chevrolet/repairablevehicles.com
#52 Joey Gase (Cedar Rapids, IA) Chevrolet/TBA
#54 * Kyle Busch (Las Vegas, NV) Toyota/Monster Energy
#55 Ross Chastain (Alva, FL) Chevrolet/watermelon.org
#60 Chris Buescher (Prosper, TX) Ford/Roush Performance Parts
#62 Brendan Gaughan (Las Vegas, NV) Chevrolet/South Point
#70 Derrike Cope (Spanaway, WA) Chevrolet/Youtheory
#74 Kevin Lepage (Shelburne, VT) Dodge/TBA
#76 Tommy Joe Martins (Como, MS) Ford/TBA
#80 Johnny Sauter (Necedah, WI) Toyota/TBA
#84 Chad Boat (Phoenix, AZ) Chevrolet/Billy Boat Performance
#86 Kyle Fowler (Smyrna, GA) Chevrolet/Bubba Burger
#87 Daryl Harr (Alberta, Canada) Chevrolet/JD Motorsports
#93 Mike Wallace (St. Louis, MO) Dodge/JGL Racing
#98 Jeb Burton (Halifax, VA) Ford/Kendall Jackson
#99 James Buescher (Plano, TX) Toyota/Rheem
There have been 64 Nationwide races at Charlotte. The series has competed at this track twice each year since 1982.
Harry Gant won the inaugural Nationwide race at Charlotte, the Mello Yello 300, on May 29, 1982.
Kyle Busch holds the record for most Nationwide wins at Charlotte with eight. Busch scored a season-sweep there last year.
Roush Fenway Racing has the most car owner wins in Nationwide races at Charlotte with 12, followed by Joe Gibbs Racing with seven.
The Nationwide race winner at Charlotte has started from the pole nine times. Busch most recently did it there last October.
Since NASCAR began using electronic timing and scoring in 1993, the closest margin of victory in a Nationwide race at Charlotte occurred on May 26, 2001 when Jeff Green beat Matt Kenseth to the finish line by just 0.055 seconds.
Mike Bliss is the only driver on the entry list for this weekend's race that scored his first career Nationwide victory at Charlotte. Bliss won the 2004 fall race there when he drove Joe Gibbs Racing. He is now with TriStar Motorsports.
Two drivers entered in this race made their Nationwide debuts at Charlotte: Kenseth (May 1996) and Busch (May 2003).
The next race is the Buckle Up 200 on May 31 at Dover International Speedway. Joey Logano won last year's race there.