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WHEN: Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 8PM ET
WHERE: Televised live on FS1 from the Texas Motor Speedwaynascar all star race

This year, watch for the big race to be televised live on cable channel FS1 with coverage beginning at 8:00 PM ET on Sunday, May 22 from the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.


All about the All Star Race

It's a $1 million grand prize for the winning driver in a "Dash for the Cash" at the NASCAR All Star Race.

As a made-for-TV spectacle, drivers have no worries about accumulating points in the Cup Chase. So the huge jackpot remains major "motor-vation" for previous season and current season winners to put on a good show for the Saturday night spectacle in prime time.


Eligibility for the All Star Race:

  • Drivers and car owners who have won races in the current and preceding year. If a driver leaves a team with which he has won a race, he remains eligible

  • Drivers who are past Cup champions in the last 10 years

  • Drivers who have won The All-Star Race in the past 10 years

  • The winning driver of the Sprint Open

  • Drivers who have won in previous years, not eligible by other criteria


DID YOU KNOW? All Star Race fun facts


"The Pass in the Grass", 1987

• One of the most memorable All Star showdowns occurred in 1987. That's when when Dale Earnhardt slid across driver Bill Elliot and on to the grass -- only to move back on the track again to pass Elliott, and win the race. The slick move now forever known as "The Pass in the Grass."

• With a total of four victories, NASCAR superstar Jimmie Johnson maintains the lead with the most All Star race wins ever.

• Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the only driver ever to win the NASCAR All-Star Race (2000, in his rookie year), Sprint Showdown (2012) and Sprint Fan Vote (2011).

• No driver has ever won the Showdown and advanced to win the NASCAR All-Star Race in the same year.

• Chevrolet boasts the most wins at the All-Star Race with 17 - compared to 10 for Ford, two for Dodge and one for Pontiac.


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More about the All Star Race around the Web:

Around the Web, catch more All Star action at top sites featuring the complete schedule, past winners & highlights plus current news & rumors.

2022 NASCAR All Star Race - The official site of the All Star venue with updates, schedule and ticket information.

NASCAR All Star Race - Wikipedia guide with a complete history of the race dating back to 1998, race formats and qualifications, winners list, related trivia & fun facts.

 

 

 
 

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