Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola

Place: Daytona International Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, July 2 at 7:45 p.m. ET

Tune-in: NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400 miles (160 laps)

What to Watch For: Tony Stewart goes for his second straight win, and the 50th of his career, at Daytona. … Dale Earnhardt Jr. eyes his fifth career Daytona win. He leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with a 13.4 average finish at the 2.5-mile track. … Daytona 500 champion Denny Hamlin attempts to become the sixth driver to sweep the races at The Birthplace of Speed. He’d join Jimmie Johnson (2013), Bobby Allison (1982), LeeRoy Yarborough (1969), Cale Yarborough (1968) and Fireball Roberts (1962) as the only drivers to achieve the feat. … Brad Keselowski, who owns four victories at restrictor-plate tracks, tries to win his first race at Daytona. … Kurt Busch looks to extend his series-leading streak of 10 top-10 finishes.

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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.