NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup:Bank of America 500October 11, 2010 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, the Chase for the Sprint Cup continues in Concord, North Carolina for the Bank of America 500. The 1.5-mile quad-oval Charlotte Motor Speedway will host the night race. Race time is set at 7:30PM ET.

Last week, five-time defending champion Jimmie Johnson dominated the Hollywood Casino 400 and firmly sent a message to his other competitors that he and his team are gunning for their 6th straight Sprint Cup title. Johnson's win moved him from 5th to 3rd place and only 4 points away from the top spot in the standings.

Carl Edwards leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup series driver's standings with 2161 points, followed by Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson. Other notable drivers in the top 10 are Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Gordon.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Jimmie Johnson as the man-to-beat at the Bank of America 500 on Saturday night. There are there drivers that could challenge Jimmie Johnson throughout the race they are Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Busch.