|October 23, 2016|
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Race: Hellmann’s 500
Place: Talladega Superspeedway
Date and Time: Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. ET
Tune-in: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
Distance: 500.8 miles (188 laps)
What to Watch For: Heading into Sunday’s Hellmann’s 500 cutoff race at Talladega Superspeedway, Austin Dillon (ninth, tiebreaker), Denny Hamlin (10th, -6 points below Joey Logano on the cutoff line), Brad Keselowski (11th, -7) and Chase Elliott (12th, -25) are on the outside looking in for advancement to the Round of 8. … Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski can break their tie for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins lead by getting a fifth victory. … Non-Chasers who have won at Talladega who can spoil an automatic Round of 8 qualifying spot with a victory are Clint Bowyer (twice), Jamie McMurray (twice), Tony Stewart and David Ragan. … Spring Talladega winner Brad Keselowski goes for the season sweep.