Federated Auto Parts 400

Race: Federated Auto Parts 400
Track: Richmond International Raceway
Date and Time: Saturday, Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET
Tune-in: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90
Distance: 300 miles (400 laps)
What to Watch For: Winless drivers have one last shot at visiting Victory Lane to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Notable competitors who essentially need a checkered flag to make NASCAR’s 10-race, 16-driver postseason include Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle and Kyle Larson. … Jamie McMurray will make his first Chase in 13 full-time seasons simply by starting Saturday night’s race. … Seven different drivers have won the last seven Richmond races. … Jeffrey Earnhardt – the grandson of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt and son of former driver Kerry Earnhardt – makes his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend.