Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Race: Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Track: Watkins Glen International

Date and Time: Sunday, Aug. 9 at 2 p.m. ET

Distance: 220.5 miles (90 laps)

Tune-In: NBCSN, 1:30 p.m. ET, MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

What to Watch For: AJ Allmendinger attempts to defend his 2014 Watkins Glen victory and make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. … Kyle Busch goes for his fifth win in the last seven races after coming up just short of four straight victories at Pocono last weekend. … Watkins Glen wins leader Tony Stewart (5) and Jeff Gordon (4) try to get back into Victory Lane at the Central New York road course and lock up spots in NASCAR’s playoffs. … Chevrolet needs one more NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win to reach 750. … Toyota has won 12 of the last 16 NASCAR national series races, including nine of the past 11.

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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.