Nascar's All Star Weekend Begins

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Sam Hornish Jr. has won the Sprint Showdown
to earn a spot in NASCAR's All-Star race.

It's the second consecutive year Hornish has raced his way into the $1 million race. He finished second a year ago to earn one of the two transfer spots.

Jamie McMurray finished second to earn the other transfer position.

A third driver will be voted into the All-Star field by fans.