XFINITY Series Owens Corning AttiCat 300

NASCAR XFINITY Series

Race: Owens Corning AttiCat 300

Track: Chicagoland Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, June 20 at 9:30 p.m. (ET)

Tune-In: FOX Sports 1, 9:30 p.m. (ET), MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

Distance: 300 miles (200 laps)

What to Watch For: Five sons of current/former NASCAR drivers will compete on Father’s Day weekend at Chicagoland: Chase Elliott, Ross Kenseth, Ryan Blaney, Austin Dillon and Ty Dillon. Kenseth will make his NASCAR national series debut. … Chris Buescher tries to further his 25-point lead in the driver standings. … Defending NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Chase Elliott returns to Chicagoland as the defending race-winner. Elliott leads the series with 11 top 10s. … Erik Jones will travel to Chicagoland for double-duty after competing in Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Iowa. … New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, his father and brothers will serve as co-Grand Marshals for Saturday’s race.

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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.