Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard

Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, July 26 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Distance: 400 miles (160 laps)

Tune-In: NBC Sports Network, 3 p.m. ET, IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM Ch. 90

What to Watch For: Kyle Busch goes for third straight win. … Track wins record-holder Jeff Gordon tries to defend 2014 victory at Brickyard in likely his final start there. … A track-specific high-drag rule package will be used at Indianapolis this weekend. …  Both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series will use the superspeedway qualifying format. … Active drivers who grew up in Indianapolis have logged eight wins at the Brickyard (Jeff Gordon, 5; Tony Stewart, 2; and Ryan Newman, 1). … Chevrolet’s 12-race win streak at Indianapolis Motor Speedway is the longest active string of victories at any one track.

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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.