Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Duck Commander 500

Place: Texas Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Tune-In: FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 501 miles (334 laps)

What to Watch For: Jimmie Johnson attempts to win his fourth consecutive race at Texas Motor Speedway. He has visited Victory Lane in five of the last seven races at the 1.5-mile track. … Kyle Busch goes for his second consecutive win after earning his first Martinsville clock. He has the best average finish at Texas in the last four races (3.7). … Austin Dillon leads Richard Childress Racing teammates Paul Menard and Ryan Newman to the Lone Star State after all three placed in the top 10 at Martinsville. … Brad Keselowski attempts to capture his first victory at Texas after failing to win when he set a track record by leading 312 of 334 laps there last fall. … AJ Allmendinger attempts to post three consecutive top 10s for the first time in his career.

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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.