NASCAR Charlotte 2015: Sprint Showdown Winner & Results

Clint Bowyer took the checkered flag in Friday's Sprint Showdown second segment. (Getty)

Clint Bowyer took the checkered flag in Friday’s Sprint Showdown second segment. (Getty)

Clint Bowyer won the second segment of the Sprint Showdown Friday night from Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina.

With the win, he advances to Saturday night’s All-Star Race. Bowyer also won the second segment in the 2014 Showdown.

Greg Biffle won Friday’s first segment and clinched a spot in Saturday’s main event. Biffle led all but one of the 20 laps.

Danica Patrick, who finished 9th, also will participate in the All-Star Race after winning the fan vote.

The All-Star Race begins at 9 p.m. Eastern and can be seen on FOX Sports 1.

Keep reading for the full race results:


Sprint Showdown Results

Lap length: 1.5 miles
(Start position in parentheses)

1. (2) Greg Biffle, Ford, Winner (Segment 1), 20 laps, 146.8 rating, 0 points.
1. (4) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 40 laps, 138 rating, 0 points.
2. (1) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 40, 116.2, 0.
3. (7) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 40, 105.1, 0.
4. (13) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 40, 87.4, 0.
5. (11) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 40, 94.9, 0.
6. (5) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 40, 103.1, 0.
7. (15) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 40, 71.9, 0.
8. (14) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 40, 76.9, 0.
9. (8) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 40, 80.5, 0.
10. (9) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 40, 76.4, 0.
11. (3) David Ragan, Toyota, 40, 86.5, 0.
12. (10) Michael McDowell, Ford, 40, 70.5, 0.
13. (17) David Gilliland, Ford, 40, 62.3, 0.
14. (23) Cole Whitt, Ford, 40, 57.3, 0.
15. (21) Matt DiBenedetto, Toyota, 40, 54.4, 0.
16. (22) Jeb Burton, Toyota, 40, 48.5, 0.
17. (19) Josh Wise, Ford, 40, 51.6, 0.
18. (24) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 40, 44.2, 0.
19. (26) Jeff Green, Chevrolet, 40, 41.1, 0.
20. (28) Alex Kennedy, Chevrolet, 40, 37.6, 0.
21. (29) Tanner Berryhill, Chevrolet, 39, 33.2, 0.
22. (27) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, 39, 31.7, 0.
23. (12) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 39, 81, 0.
24. (6) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 38, 84.1, 0.
25. (25) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 37, 30.5, 0.
26. (16) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, electrical, 22, 53.2, 0.
27. (20) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, engine, 20, 50.8, 0.
28. (18) Mike Bliss, Ford, vibration, 6, 29.2, 0.

Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 102.370 mph.

Time of Race: 0 hours, 35 minutes, 10 seconds.

Margin of Victory: 1.521 seconds.

Caution Flags: 2 for 0 laps.

Lead Changes: 4 among 4 drivers.

Lap Leaders: G.Biffle 1-20; M.Truex Jr. 21-22; K.Larson 23; C.Bowyer 24-40.

Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): G.Biffle, 1 time for 20 laps; C.Bowyer, 1 time for 17 laps; M.Truex Jr., 1 time for 2 laps; K.Larson, 1 time for 1 lap.

Wins: J.Johnson, 3; K.Harvick, 2; Ku.Busch, 1; D.Earnhardt Jr., 1; D.Hamlin, 1; M.Kenseth, 1; B.Keselowski, 1; J.Logano, 1.

Top 16 in Points: 1. K.Harvick, 437; 2. M.Truex Jr., 391; 3. J.Johnson, 389; 4. J.Logano, 375; 5. D.Earnhardt Jr., 360; 6. B.Keselowski, 343; 7. M.Kenseth, 331; 8. J.McMurray, 328; 9. J.Gordon, 317; 10. K.Kahne, 313; 11. A.Almirola, 312; 12. P.Menard, 306; 13. R.Newman, 305; 14. Ku.Busch, 292; 15. D.Hamlin, 284; 16. C.Bowyer, 272.

NASCAR Driver Rating Formula

A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.

The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

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