Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: AAA 400
Track: Dover International Speedway
Date and Time: Sunday, Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET
Tune-in: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90
Distance: 400 miles (400 laps)
What to Watch For: Kevin Harvick virtually needs to win at Dover to advance in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup … Kyle Busch is one point behind the cutoff line to transfer to the Chase’s Contender Round. … Jimmie Johnson will make his 500th start at Dover, where he boasts a track-record 10 victories. … Joe Gibbs Racing has won 10 of the last 13 races… Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth, race winners at Chicago and New Hampshire, respectively, have already punched their tickets into the Contender Round. The other 10 Contender Round spots will be filled by the winner at Dover if he is a Chase driver, with the remaining positions filled by Chase drivers with the most points.

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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.