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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Dover, Del.: AAA 400 at a glance

Denny Hamlin, left, talks with Matt Kenseth in the garage area  at New Hampshire Motor Speedway last week.
Denny Hamlin, left, talks with Matt Kenseth in the garage area at New Hampshire Motor Speedway last week. Getty Images

AAA 400

Distance: 400 laps, or 400 miles.

Where: Dover International Speedway, a 1-mile, high-banked, concrete oval in Dover, Del.

When: 2:30 p.m., Sunday.

TV: NBC Sports Network.

Radio: Motor Racing Network.

Last year’s winner: Jeff Gordon.

Also this week: Hisense 200, Xfinity Series, Dover International Speedway, 3:30 p.m., Saturday, NBC Sports Network; Rhino Linings 350, Truck Series, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 10 p.m., Saturday, Fox Sports 1.

Worth mentioning: This is the final race in the Chase’s opening round; the bottom four in the 16-driver field will be eliminated.

Who’s Hot/ Who’s Not

HOT

Matt Kenseth: Wins way into Chase’s second round at New Hampshire and continues Joe Gibbs Racing’s domination.

Denny Hamlin: Has finished first and second in the Chase races, not bad for a guy with a bum knee.

Ryan Blaney: Pulsating victory in Xfinity race at Kentucky, winning in a green-white-checkered finish.

NOT

Kevin Harvick: Reigning Cup champion has come up empty in two Chase races, has one last chance to advance at Dover.

Kyle Busch: Can’t shake those Chase blues; wreck at New Hampshire sends him to 37th-place finish, 13th in points.

Danica Patrick: Had a good run going at New Hampshire until wreck on Lap 203 knocked her out of the race.

David Scott

Points Standings

Sprint Cup

1. Matt Kenseth

2099

2. Denny Hamlin

2093

3. Carl Edwards

2089

4. Joey Logano

2089

5. Jimmie Johnson

2083

6. Ryan Newman

2074

7. Kurt Busch

2073

8. Brad Keselowski

2072

9. Martin Truex Jr.

2071

10. Jeff Gordon

2068

11. Jamie McMurray

2058

12. Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2057

13. Kyle Busch

2056

14. Paul Menard

2056

15. Kevin Harvick

2034

16. Clint Bowyer

2018

17. Kasey Kahne

732

18. Aric Almirola

728

19. Kyle Larson

683

20. Greg Biffle

675

Xfinity

1. Chris Buescher

982

2. Ty Dillon

963

3. Chase Elliott

957

4. Regan Smith

935

5. Darrell Wallace Jr.

874

6. Elliott Sadler

872

7. Brian Scott

857

8. Daniel Suarez

852

9. Brendan Gaughan

836

10. Ryan Reed

735

Truck

1. Erik Jones

666

2. Matt Crafton

659

3. Tyler Reddick

647

4. Johnny Sauter

617

5. Daniel Hemric

558

6. Timothy Peters

552

7. Cameron Hayley

549

8. John Wes Townley

518

9. Spencer Gallagher

504

T9. Ben Kennedy

504

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