XFINITY Series Zippo 200 at The Glen

Race: Zippo 200 at The Glen

Track: Watkins Glen International

Date and Time: Saturday, Aug. 8 at 3 p.m. ET

Distance: 200.9 miles (82 laps)

Tune-In: NBCSN, 2:30 p.m. (ET), MRN, SiriusXM Ch. 90

What to Watch For: Chase Elliott continues to cut into Chris Buescher’s XFINITY Series points lead. The 19-year-old defending champion has cut Buescher’s advantage from 36 to 20 over the last four races. … Watkins Glen begins a stretch of three road courses in the next four races. … NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regulars Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Paul Menard and Kyle Larson will compete in Saturday’s Zippo 200. … Road Course specialists Boris Said and Kenny Habul will pilot the No. 54 and No. 20 Toyotas, respectively, for Joe Gibbs Racing. … New York natives Regan Smith (Cato) and Todd Bodine (Chemung) return to their home state to compete at Watkins Glen.

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