This race celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Air Force Thunderbirds flying team. In this picture, they are lining up to land at the base right next to the racetrack.
Qualifying, Michael Waltrip spins
This picture is from Friday qualifying session. Michael Waltrip spun his car and ended up qualifying poorly.
Getting ready to Qualify
From the Friday qualifying sessions. Elliott Sadler was in the 38 car, and Jaimie McMurray was in the Crown Royal car.
Harvick and Boyer head to the Driver's meeting
Kevin Harvick and Clint Boyer walking to the drivers meeting.
Green, Green, Green... for Busch race
This was the start of the Busch race on Saturday.
Calm before the storm
This is from the pit area prior to the Busch race
Old Spice Car
Tony Stewart in the 33 Old Spice car for the Busch race
In the final turn on the final lap of the Busch race, Kyle Busch in the 5 car slides sideways trying to pass Jeff Burton in the 28 Holiday Inn car. Very exciting ending!
Kyle Busch spins as he crosses the line, with Tony Stewart coming in third.
The Coors Light car
Sterling Marlin was driving the #40 car, which was painted all sparkly silver for Coors Light.
The Bud Car
Dale Jr's 8 Budweiser car getting ready for the Cup race.
Kenny Wallace warming up the crowd prior to the pre-race show
Green Green Green!!!
Back to green!! On this restart, it was Kasey Kahne in the lead, and Sterling Marlin close behind!
Burn the tires!
Dale Jr burns out of his pit during a race pitstop.
12 of the fastest seconds
A pitstop with Dale Jr's team
3 Hard Racing
Tony Stewart barely leads Ryan Newman ahead of Kyle Busch to the line.
Out of the Pits
Dale Jr makes a fast exit from his pitbox
Jimmie Johnson burns out after the race