Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400

Race: Pure Michigan 400

Track: Michigan International Speedway

Date and Time: Sunday, Aug. 16 at 2:30 p.m. ET

Tune-In: NBCSN, 2 p.m. ET, MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 400 miles (200 laps)

What to Watch For: Kyle Busch goes for his fifth win in the last eight races. … Joey Logano attempts to win his second straight race after earning his first victory since Daytona at Watkins Glen. … At Michigan, Brad Keselowski tries to become the ninth active driver to visit Victory Lane in his home state. … Defending race winner Jeff Gordon can secure a spot in Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with another triumph at Michigan. … Clint Bowyer boasts nine consecutive top-10 finishes at Michigan, which matches the longest current streak by any driver at a track.

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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.