Sprint Cup Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard

Place: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, July 24 at 3 p.m. ET

Tune-in: NBCSN, IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400 miles (160 laps)

What To Watch For: Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon returns to competition in the No. 88 as a substitute for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who will sit out the next two races as he recovers from concussion-like symptoms. … Kyle Busch goes for his second straight Brickyard victory. … Jimmie Johnson attempts to tie Jeff Gordon for the track record by capturing a fifth victory at the Brickyard. … Only five berths remain with seven races left until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Currently winless drivers Jamie McMurray, Paul Menard and Ryan Newman have previously visited Victory Lane at Indianapolis.

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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.