NASCAR Sprint Cup: GoBowling.com 400 schedule, TV times

07/31/2014 8:19 PM

08/01/2014 1:10 AM

This week’s race

GoBowling.com 400

What: 160 laps (400 miles)

Where: Pocono Raceway, a 2.5-mile flat, paved trianuglar-shaped track in Long Pond, Pa.

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

TV: ESPN

Radio: Motor Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Kasey Kahne

Also this week: Pocono Mountains 150, Camping World Truck Series, Pocono Raceway, 1 p.m. Saturday, Fox Sports 1.

• U.S. Cellular 250, Nationwide Series, Iowa Speedway, 8 p.m. Saturday, ESPN.

Worth mentioning: Jeff Gordon continues to lead the Sprint Cup Series points standings and holds a 24-point advantage over Dale Earnhardt Jr. Brad Keselowski is third, Matt Kenseth fourth and Jimmie Johnson fifth.

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not

HOT

Jeff Gordon: Five-time Brickyard winner. Will he be a five-time championship winner?

Kyle Busch: His run of second-place finishes may not be his preference, but that type of consistency is what wins championships.

Joe Gibbs Racing: As a whole, the organization appears to be headed in the right direction to competing regularly with Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske.

Kevin Harvick: Leads the Cup series with four poles – and has 10 in his entire career.

Ty Dillon: Is there a better place to earn a first series victory than the Brickyard?

Darrell Wallace Jr.: He’s amassing quite the impressive driver resume, picking up a win on dirt at Eldora Speedway.

NOT

Jimmie Johnson: Curiously not a factor in Sunday’s race at Indy.

Tony Stewart: Please see Jimmie Johnson.

Kasey Kahne: Could he have a more frustrating season?

Jim Utter

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