NASCAR Coke 600 2012: TV Time, Starting Lineup & More

Jeff Gordon will be looking to put an end to his nightmare season of tough luck and try to begin turning things around on Sunday at the 2012 Coca-Cola 600. The race is the longest of the year in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and will be held at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the site of last week's All-Star Race.

Gordon did not do as well as he had hoped in qualifying and will be slotted in at the No. 23 position in the starting lineup. Fellow Bay Area driver A.J. Allmendinger fared much better, as he will be No. 11 in the starting grid. Both Allmendinger and Gorden are coming off finishes lower than 30th place in their last points-earning race.

Aric Almirola has just one Top 10 finish this season, but will hold down the pole position in the starting lineup on Sunday.

Sunday's race begins at approximately 3:19 p.m. PT and will be televised nationally on FOX. If you wanted to listen on the radio, you can listen on the Performance Racing Network's Web site. You can also check PRN's site for a list of affiliate stations in your area.

Here is the full starting lineup for Sunday afternoon's Coca-Cola 600:

  1. Aric Almirola
  2. Marcos Ambrose
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Greg Biffle
  5. Clint Bowyer
  6. Mark Martin
  7. Kasey Kahne
  8. Denny Hamlin
  9. Paul Menard
  10. Regan Smith
  11. AJ Allmendinger
  12. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  13. Trevor Bayne
  14. Kevin Harvick
  15. Martin Truex Jr.
  16. Ryan Newman
  17. Kyle Busch
  18. Landon Cassill
  19. Joey Logano
  20. Matt Kenseth
  21. Tony Stewart
  22. Jeff Burton
  23. Jeff Gordon
  24. Brad Keselowski
  25. Casey Mears
  26. Bobby Labonte
  27. Cole Whitt
  28. Carl Edwards
  29. Juan Pablo Montoya
  30. David Ragan
  31. Jamie McMurray
  32. Michael McDowell
  33. Josh Wise
  34. Stephen Leicht
  35. David Stremme
  36. Dave Blaney
  37. Travis Kvapil
  38. Scott Speed
  39. David Gilliland
  40. Danica Patrick
  41. TJ Bell
  42. Kurt Busch
  43. Joe Nemechek

For all news and information regarding the 2012 Sprint Cup Series, please visit NASCAR Ranting & Raving or check out SB Nation's dedicated NASCAR hub.

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