Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Toyota Owners 400

Place: Richmond International Raceway

Date and Time: Sunday, April 24 at 1 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 300 miles (400 laps)

What to Watch For: Richmond International Raceway could have its ninth different winner in as many races – the second-longest active streak of any NSCS track (Darlington’s 10-race streak is the longest). … Carl Edwards attempts to win his second consecutive race and third straight Coors Light Pole Award. … Denny Hamlin – the all-time winningest driver from Virginia with 27 victories – tries to capture his third career Richmond checkered flag. … Kurt Busch looks to defend his 2015 spring Richmond win. … Dale Earnhardt Jr. hopes to improve on his two straight runner-up finishes posted at Bristol and Texas. … Fresh off a career-best sixth-place finish for both he and BK Racing, NASCAR Next alum Matt DiBenedetto takes the track at Richmond. BK Racing owner Ron Devine is a Richmond native. … Fresh off his first top-10 finish of the season, Clint Bowyer can produce another strong run at RIR where he has won two races.

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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.