Sprint Cup Series Pennsylvania 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Pennsylvania 400

Place: Pocono Raceway

Date and Time: Monday, August 1 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Tune-in: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 400 miles (160 laps)

What to Watch For: Jeff Gordon subs for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Chevrolet for the second consecutive weekend after finishing 13th at Indy. … Kurt Busch attempts to sweep Pocono. He will also go for the record for most consecutive races running every lap to start the season. He tied the record of 20 races – set by Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2012 – last week in Indianapolis … Kyle Larson looks to solidify his spot in the Chase after climbing onto the Grid (16th) for the first time since the second week of the season. … Chase Elliott eyes his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Pocono where he led a race-high 51 laps in June.

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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.