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NASCAR All-Star Race 2012 Results: Jimmie Johnson Wins, A.J. Allmendinger Places 11th

On Saturday night in Charlotte, the 2012 Sprint Cup Series took a break from points-earning races to run the Sprint NASCAR All-Star Race. The event is a chance for the NASCAR drivers to really let loose and give the fans plenty of reasons to cheer, but the top prize of a $1 million check is also pretty nice.

The check eventually went to Jimmie Johnson, who took the checkered flag easily in the five-segment, 90-lap All-Star Race.

A.J. Allmendinger placed second in the Sprint Showdown earlier in the evening, which allowed him to enter the All-Star Race, along with Showdown winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr.. Allmendinger actually ended up finishing higher in the All-Star Race than his fellow Bay Area driver, Jeff Gordon. Of course, the final standings don't have any bearing, but it's worth nothing.

Here are the full All-Star Race results:

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Matt Kenseth
  4. Kyle Busch
  5. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  6. Kevin Harvick
  7. Marcos Ambrose
  8. Kurt Busch
  9. Kasey Kahne
  10. Ryan Newman
  11. AJ Allmendinger
  12. Regan Smith
  13. Jeff Gordon
  14. Clint Bowyer
  15. Trevor Bayne
  16. Paul Menard
  17. Tony Stewart
  18. David Ragan
  19. Bobby Labonte
  20. Denny Hamlin
  21. Mark Martin
  22. Greg Biffle
  23. Carl Edwards

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