12 best photos from a hot night at the Monster Energy All-Star Race Chase Wilhelm May 20, 2017 at 10:58p ET From the Monster Energy Open to the All-Star Race main event, there was plenty of action to capture on a steamy evening at Charlotte Motor Speedway. See a collection of the best photos from Saturday night's showdown. Fresh tires Chase Elliott's Hendrick Motorsports team services his No. 24 Chevrolet during a round of pit stops. Cassill slides Landon Cassill spins down the frontstretch after making contact with Chase Elliott following a restart in the Open. Jim Dedmon Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports Jones spins Rookie Erik Jones cuts a tire on his No. 77 Furniture Row Racing Toyota and spins after battling for the lead with Daniel Suarez and Chase Elliott in the Monster Energy Open. Jim Dedmon Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports Coming to the green Chase Elliott (24) and Daniel Suarez (19) leads the field to green for the last restart in the final stage of the Open. Suarez went on to win. Jim Dedmon Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports Advancing to the big show (L-R) Chase Elliott, Daniel Suarez, Ryan Blaney and Clint Bowyer pose with the Monster Energy girls and their trophies in Victory Lane after advancing into the All-Star Race. Bowyer, Blaney and Suarez won the three Open stages, while Ellliott got in through the Monster Energy Fan Vote. Dale Jr.'s last All-Star Race Dale Earnhardt Jr. waves to the crowd during driver introductions prior to his last start in the all-star event. Getty Images Getty Images Calm before the storm Cars sit on the grid on the Charlotte Motor Speedway frontstretch before the command to start engines. Green flag Pole-sitter Kyle Larson (42) and Kyle Busch (18) lead the 20-car field to the green flag for the $1 million showdown. Getty Images Getty Images Burning it down Kyle Busch performs a celebratory burnout after winning the Monster Energy All-Star Race. Getty Images Getty Images Taking a bow Kyle Busch salutes the crowd with the checkered flag in-hand after winning his first Cup race at Charlotte. Getty Images Getty Images Victory Lane After 12 tries in the All-Star Race, Kyle Busch finally got to celebrate in Victory Lane with his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing crew at Charlotte.