Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
|Jimmie Johnson is a heavy favorite, having won seven races|
at Charlotte Motor Speedway, including last May. (Getty)
It's go time now, though. The upcoming race will be a 600-mile marathon, the longest race in the sport by 100 miles. This grueling test will help set the stage for the second half of the regular season leading up the the Chase.
Here's a look at three drivers to keep an eye on in the Coca Cola 600:
Green Flag - Jimmie Johnson
Johnson's win in this race last year put him alone on the leaderboard with seven career wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway (and that doesn't even include the four All-Star Races he's won at the facility). Consider him a heavy favorite in this one.