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
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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
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.
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.