NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race

Place: Bristol Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. ET

Tune-in: CNBC, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 266.5 miles (500 laps)

What to Watch For: Four races remain until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, leaving winless drivers just four more chances to secure an automatic berth to the playoffs with a victory. … Joey Logano looks for his third straight win in the August Bristol night race. … Kyle and Kurt Busch can break their tie for the active wins lead at Bristol (five victories). … Joe Gibbs Racing goes for its 21st win in 42 races dating back to last season’s contest at Kentucky. … The current four Joe Gibbs Racing drivers – Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth – have accounted for 14 wins in the last 22 races at Bristol.

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Greg is a published award winning sportswriter who spent 23 years combined active and active reserve military service, much of that in and around the Special Operations community. Greg is the author of "The Nuts and Bolts of NASCAR: The Definitive Viewers' Guide to Big-Time Stock Car Auto Racing" and has been published in major publications across the country including the Los Angeles Times, the Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was also a contributor to Chicken Soup for the NASCAR Soul, published in 2010, and the Christmas edition in 2016. He wrote as the NASCAR, Formula 1, Auto Reviews and National Veterans Affairs Examiner for Examiner.com and has appeared on Fox News. He holds a BS degree in communications, a Masters degree in psychology and is currently a PhD candidate majoring in psychology. He is currently the weekend Motorsports Editor for Autoweek.