Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Federated Auto Parts 400

Place: Richmond International Raceway

Date and Time: Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. ET

Tune-in: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 300 miles (400 laps)

What to Watch For: One race remains until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. This Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 will set the 16-driver field for the 10-race playoffs. … Kevin Harvick enters the race in strong form after finishing first at Bristol, fourth at Michigan and second at Darlington. … Southern 500 winner Martin Truex Jr. goes for his second straight victory. … Carl Edwards tries to sweep this season’s Richmond races. He used a last-lap pass of  teammate Kyle Busch to win at the .75-mile track in April. … Denny Hamlin – the winningest driver from Virginia in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history with 28 victories – goes for his third Richmond triumph.

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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.