1. Jimmie Johnson: Six-time winner; Has won five of the last eight races; 5.4 average finish leads all drivers; Tied with Denny Hamlin for the best average finish (2.7) in the seven races with the COT; Has led 1,551 laps in 17 starts; Will return in the same car (chassis No. 540) that finished first and 25th, respectively, with this season at New Hampshire.
20. AJ Allmendinger: Only top 10 in six starts came in the 2009 spring race; Finished 38th in the spring after a crash took him out of contention; 28.2 average finish in six starts with the COT; Will return in the same car (chassis No. 289) that he most recently finished eighth with at Richmond last month.