Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Kobalt 400

Place: Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, March 6 at 3:30 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FOX, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400.5 miles (267 laps)

Pole: Kurt Busch

What to Watch for: Jimmie Johnson attempts to pass Dale Earnhardt for sole possession of seventh on the all-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins list by notching his 77th career victory. … Kevin Harvick hopes to win his second consecutive race at Las Vegas and repeat his dominant NASCAR Goes West performance from last year when he also visited Victory Lane at Phoenix and finished runner-up at Auto Club. … Kyle and Kurt Busch each start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – their home track. … Martin Truex Jr., who finished runner-up at Las Vegas last March, goes for his third straight top 10 of the season.

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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.