Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400
Track: Kansas Speedway
Date and Time: Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2:15 p.m. ET
Tune-in: NBC, MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90
Distance: 400.5 miles (267 laps)
What to Watch For: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Matt Kenseth, 11th and 12th on the Chase Grid respectively, essentially need a win to advance to the Eliminator 8 Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. … Jeff Gordon attempts to add to his track-record three wins at Kansas Speedway. Already assured a spot in the Eliminator 8 Round, Joey Logano tries to defend his fall Kansas win and visit Victory Lane for the second straight week. … If Harvick can finish within the top five in the final six races, he will tie Jeff Gordon’s record for most top fives in a modern era season – 26 in 1998. … Carl Edwards (Columbia, Mo), Clint Bowyer (Emporia, Kansas) and Jamie McMurray (Joplin, Mo.) all get to return to their roots this weekend by racing at their “hometrack.”

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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.