What: 267 laps (400.5 miles)
Where: Chicagoland Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked, paved tri-oval in Joliet, Ill.
When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Radio: Motor Racing Network
Last year’s winner: Matt Kenseth
Also this week: Lucas Oil 225, Camping World Truck Series, Chicagoland Speedway, 8:30 p.m. Friday, Fox Sports 1. Jimmy John’s 300, Nationwide Series, Chicagoland Speedway, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN.
Worth mentioning: Brad Keselowski, the 2012 champion, enters the 10-race Chase as the top seed.
Who’s Hot/Who’s Not
Brad Keselowski: Four wins so far this season. More appear to be on the way.
Ryan Newman: Makes the Chase in his first season with Richard Childress Racing.
Jimmie Johnson: Dehydrated or not, he has made every Chase since it began in 2004.
Kyle Busch: Led every lap in a Nationwide Series win at Richmond.
Chase Elliott: Eight races to go until this rookie could also be called NASCAR champion.
Michael Waltrip Racing: Neither Clint Bowyer nor Brian Vickers earn a spot in the Chase.
Tony Stewart: Loose lugnuts derailed his chance at a win, which was his only hope to make the Chase.
Richmond fence climber: Had the guy who climbed the catchfence fell onto the track instead of climbing back down, the repercussions would have been staggering.