2017 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race
|Date||May 20, 2017|
|Location||Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
50 laps, 75 mi (121 km)
70 laps, 105 mi (169 km)
|Avg Speed||Open: 74.606 mph (120.067 km/h)|
All-Star Race: 86.558 mph (139.302 km/h)
|Monster Energy Open|
|Pole||Clint Bowyer (Stewart-Haas Racing)|
|Winner (segment 1)||Clint Bowyer (Stewart-Haas Racing)|
|Winner (segment 2)||Ryan Blaney (Wood Brothers Racing)|
|Winner (segment 3)||Daniel Suárez (Joe Gibbs Racing)|
|Fan Vote winners||Chase Elliott (Hendrick Motorsports)|
|Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race|
|Pole||Kyle Larson (Chip Ganassi Racing)|
|Most laps led||Kyle Larson (Chip Ganassi Racing)|
|Winner||Kyle Busch (Joe Gibbs Racing)|
|Announcers||Mike Joy, Jeff Gordon and Darrell Waltrip|
|Network||Motor Racing Network|
|Announcers||Joe Moore, Jeff Striegle and Rusty Wallace (Booth)|
Dave Moody (1 & 2)
Kyle Rickey (3 & 4) (Turns)
The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race (XXXIII) is a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series stock car exhibition race held on May 20, 2017 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. Contested over 70 laps, it was the second exhibition race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.
The All-Star Race was open to race winners from last season through the 2017 Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway and all previous All-Star race winners and Monster Race NASCAR Cup champions who had attempted to qualify for every race in 2017 were eligible to compete in the All-Star Race.
Monster Energy Open
Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race
All-Star Race practice
|1||42||Kyle Larson||Chip Ganassi Racing||Chevrolet||28.530||189.274|
|2||4||Kevin Harvick||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||28.557||189.095|
|3||2||Brad Keselowski||Team Penske||Ford||28.575||188.976|
|Official Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race practice results|
Monster Energy Open practice
Erik Jones was the fastest in the Monster Energy Open practice session with a time of 28.563 seconds and a speed of 189.056 mph (304.256 km/h).
|1||77||Erik Jones (R)||Furniture Row Racing||Toyota||28.563||189.056|
|2||14||Clint Bowyer||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||28.728||187.970|
|3||24||Chase Elliott||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||28.970||186.400|
|Official Monster Energy Open practice results|
Qualifying (All-Star Race)
All-Star Race qualifying results
Clint Bowyer scored the pole for the race with a time of 28.500 and a speed of 189.474 mph (304.929 km/h).
Qualifying results (Open)
Monster Energy Open
Monster Energy Open results
|1||6||19||Daniel Suárez (R)||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||50|
|2||4||3||Austin Dillon||Richard Childress Racing||Chevrolet||50|
|3||3||24||Chase Elliott||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||50|
|4||13||43||Regan Smith (i)||Richard Petty Motorsports||Ford||50|
|5||9||10||Danica Patrick||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||50|
|6||8||13||Ty Dillon (R)||Germain Racing||Chevrolet||50|
|7||11||6||Trevor Bayne||Roush Fenway Racing||Ford||50|
|8||14||32||Matt DiBenedetto||Go Fas Racing||Ford||50|
|9||10||27||Paul Menard||Richard Childress Racing||Chevrolet||50|
|10||17||38||David Ragan||Front Row Motorsports||Ford||50|
|11||24||95||Michael McDowell||Leavine Family Racing||Chevrolet||50|
|12||16||72||Cole Whitt||TriStar Motorsports||Chevrolet||50|
|13||12||34||Landon Cassill||Front Row Motorsports||Ford||50|
|14||21||33||Jeffrey Earnhardt||Circle Sport – The Motorsports Group||Chevrolet||50|
|15||23||15||Reed Sorenson||Premium Motorsports||Chevrolet||50|
|16||22||55||Derrike Cope||Premium Motorsports||Toyota||50|
|17||20||66||Carl Long (i)||MBM Motorsports||Chevrolet||49|
|18||19||51||Cody Ware||Rick Ware Racing||Chevrolet||48|
|19||7||77||Erik Jones (R)||Furniture Row Racing||Toyota||47|
|20||2||21||Ryan Blaney||Wood Brothers Racing||Ford||40a|
|21||5||47||A. J. Allmendinger||JTG Daugherty Racing||Chevrolet||34|
|22||18||23||Gray Gaulding (R)||BK Racing||Toyota||23|
|23||1||14||Clint Bowyer||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||20b|
|24||15||83||Corey LaJoie (R)||BK Racing||Toyota||12|
|^a Winner of the second segment.|
^b Winner of the first segment.
|Monster Energy Open race results|
All-Star Race results
|1||2||18||Kyle Busch||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||70|
|2||1||42||Kyle Larson||Chip Ganassi Racing||Chevrolet||70|
|3||4||48||Jimmie Johnson||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||70|
|4||5||41||Kurt Busch||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||70|
|5||10||1||Jamie McMurray||Chip Ganassi Racing||Chevrolet||70|
|6||3||4||Kevin Harvick||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||70|
|7||20||24||Chase Elliott||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||70|
|8||12||22||Joey Logano||Team Penske||Ford||70|
|9||7||2||Brad Keselowski||Team Penske||Ford||70|
|10||9||11||Denny Hamlin||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||69|
|11||18||21||Ryan Blaney||Wood Brothers Racing||Ford||60|
|12||14||78||Martin Truex Jr.||Furniture Row Racing||Toyota||60|
|13||17||14||Clint Bowyer||Stewart-Haas Racing||Ford||60|
|14||16||17||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||Roush Fenway Racing||Ford||60|
|15||19||19||Daniel Suárez (R)||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||60|
|16||13||5||Kasey Kahne||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||60|
|17||11||37||Chris Buescher||JTG Daugherty Racing||Chevrolet||60|
|18||6||88||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||60|
|19||15||31||Ryan Newman||Richard Childress Racing||Chevrolet||57|
|20||8||20||Matt Kenseth||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||20|
|Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race results|
Fox Sports was the television broadcaster of the race in the United States. Lap-by-lap announcer, Mike Joy, was accompanied on the broadcast by retired NASCAR drivers, Jeff Gordon and Darrell Waltrip. Jamie Little, Vince Welch, and Matt Yocum reported from pit lane.
|Booth announcers||Pit reporters|
|Lap-by-lap: Mike Joy
Color-commentator: Jeff Gordon
Color commentator: Darrell Waltrip
Motor Racing Network (MRN) continued their longstanding relationship with the track to broadcast the race on radio. The lead announcers for the race's broadcast were Joe Moore, Jeff Striegle and Rusty Wallace. The network also implemented two announcers on each side of the track: Dave Moody in turns 1 and 2 and Kyle Rickey in turns 3 and 4. Alex Hayden, Winston Kelly, Kim Coon, and Steve Post were the network's pit lane reporters. The network's broadcast was also simulcasted on Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.
|Booth announcers||Turn announcers||Pit reporters|
|Lead announcer: Joe Moore
Announcer: Jeff Striegle
Announcer: Rusty Wallace
|Turns 1 & 2: Dave Moody
Turns 3 & 4: Kyle Rickey
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