Latest News

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Sylvania 300 schedule, TV times

What: 300 laps or 317.4 miles

Where: New Hampshire Motor Speedway, a 1.058-mile, flat oval in Loudon, N.H.

When: 2 p.m. Sunday

TV: ESPN

Radio: Performance Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Matt Kenseth

Also this week: UNOH 175, Truck Series, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1 p.m. Saturday, Fox Sports 1.

• VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300, Nationwide Series, Kentucky Speedway, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPNEWS.



Worth mentioning: To promote this weekend’s Chase race, ESPN basketball commentator Dick Vitale filled out his 16-driver Chase grid and picked Kasey Kahne, Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick to reach the season finale at Homestead, Fla., with Johnson coming out on top.

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not

HOT

Brad Keselowski: Leads the Sprint Cup Series with five wins and he’s 1-0 in the Chase.

Jeff Gordon: Started the Chase strong, which is important if he is going to get that elusive fifth championship.

Kyle Larson: No Cup win yet, but he continues to impress.

Kevin Harvick: Nationwide win and fifth in the Cup race – not a bad weekend.

Kyle Busch: In his tripleheader weekend, he got a Truck win, a third in Nationwide and a seventh in Cup.

Chase Elliott: Slowly building a sizable points lead in the Nationwide Series.

Ben Rhodes: Clinched the K&N Pro Series East title with one race remaining.

NOT

Aric Almirola: He was on pace for a top-10 finish, but his engine was not.

Roush Fenway Racing: In danger of having both of its Chase drivers eliminated in the first round.

Danica Patrick/Ricky Stenhouse Jr.: Together off the track, but when they met on the track at Chicagoland, it was a wreck.

Jim Utter

  Comments