XFINITY Series 300


Race: 300

Place: Kentucky Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. ET

Tune-in: NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 300 miles (200 laps)

What To Watch For: Twelve drivers will compete for the championship in the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase. … Regular season points leader Elliott Sadler embarks on his quest for his first career NASCAR national series championship. He finished second in the XFINITY Series standings in 2012 and 2013. Sadler is the only driver to earn a berth in both the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup (2004) and the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase (2016). … Chase driver Brendan Gaughan won at Kentucky in 2014. … NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Ryan Blaney takes the wheel of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford. He is the defending race winner.

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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 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.