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Tommy Kendall previews the All-Star Weekend in Charlotte.
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Hi I'm Bryan Webber with the race preview brought you by American ethanol I'm pleased B till about fox sports dot com's NASCAR analysts Tommy Kendall looking ahead to the all star race at Charlotte TK we'll talk about the drivers in a moment. Let's focus on the pit -- what's it like for the teams to compete. In the pit stop challenge also have the role in the all star. Well I think it's the chance for them to have their moment in the sun I -- these factory and every single race result virtually you know that that race to get out of this track position on that last -- all important. But it's the opposite of itself challenge its all about -- And if you look at the you know what they've done in terms of the fans it's no less significant then then that technical side. I remember what 172 pit stop something to crow about an eight they still look at that big heavy Manuel -- around it's not like the IndyCar for the -- air jacks and so forth. Changed four tires. And we just to where -- got it really remarkable and it continued to. To lower that time thresholds so and then the way they've backed them into the final stop in the all star race itself to set up for that final ten lap segment. I I think it's a good mixture allows them that are really kind of show their work. Next few weeks it's all about North Carolina because after the all star -- Charlotte also host the Coca-Cola 600. How much of the drivers use this weekend as a test run for the cup -- I think it's important because obviously the end of that races at night the 600 being nice and you know conditions changed cool the problem you have is. He cannot count on this this car make it through the all star race because it really is a winner Rick mentality -- some others -- really good chance. That card and it -- so. No matter how much you try to make two cars the same intended never drive exactly this way and so it's a little bit yeah you can. Trying to figure out the trend is on the track it's so short. The specific tweaks you know relative to the -- is a recurrence of personality. I don't think you'll see -- -- teams are running 600 Cardinals are finally which driver do you think does the best chance of -- with a victory on all star weekend. Well I mean you gotta know with with the 48 coming off a win. There are seasons in high -- there was a time when he's literally do you consider Lowe's Motor Speedway. Is how's that unbelievable run of that track. Know the guy that broke his streak there though is a guy that I -- ready to Victory Lane and that's Kasey Kane. Great off TK that's gonna do for this race preview brought you by American ethanol don't forget foxsports.com. Magic covered for all you NASCAR need for Tommy Kendall I'm Bryan Webber. We'll see it -- up. Criminalistics.