Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Place: Watkins Glen International

Date and Time: Sunday, Aug.  7 at 2:30 p.m. ET

Tune-in: USA, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 220.5 miles (90 laps)

What to Watch For: Joey Logano, who swept the Watkins Glen races last year, goes for his second win of the season. … Jeff Gordon will become the ninth driver to make 800 starts when he takes the wheel of the No. 88 Chevrolet subbing for Dale Earnhardt Jr. for the third consecutive week. … Pocono winner Chris Buescher tries to get into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by making his way into the top 30 in points. Right now he is 31st, six points behind 30th-place David Ragan. … Tony Stewart – the Watkins Glen track-record holder with five victories – goes for his sixth career win at the Central New York road course. … Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth will make his 600th career start. … Michael McDowell will make his 200th career start.

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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.