Sprint Cup Series Toyota / Save Mart 350

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Race: Toyota / Save Mart 350

Place: Sonoma Raceway

Date and Time: Sunday, June 26 at 3 p.m. ET

Tune-in: FS1, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 218.9 miles (110 laps)

What To Watch For: Tony Stewart, the active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leader in road-course victories with seven, tries to win his third career race at Sonoma and earn a Chase berth. … Kyle Busch returns to Sonoma as the defending race winner. He jumpstarted his run to the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship at the 1.99-mile track with his first win since breaking his right leg and fracturing his left foot just four months earlier. … Ten different drivers have visited Victory Lane in the last 11 races at Sonoma. … Chase Elliott hopes he can continue has banner rookie start. He’s produced 11 tops 10s and six top fives through the first 15 races this season. … Nine Californians are on Sunday’s entry list. … Canadian Patrick Carpentier makes his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start since 2011. … Six Chase berths remain with 11 races left until NASCAR’s playoffs. A driver is virtually guaranteed a spot in the Chase with a regular season win.

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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.