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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Long Pond, Pa.: Pennsylvania 400 at a glance

Matt Kenseth won last August’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.
Matt Kenseth won last August’s Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway. AP

Distance: 160 laps, or 400 miles.

Where: Pocono Raceway, a 2.5-mile asphalt triangle in Long Pond, Pa.

When: 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

TV: NBC Sports Network.

Radio: Motor Racing Network.

Last year’s winner: Matt Kenseth.

Also this week: U.S. Cellular 250, Xfinity Series, Iowa Speedway, 8 p.m., Saturday, NBC Sports Network. Pocono Mountains 150, Truck Series, 1 p.m., Saturday, Fox Sports 1.

Worth mentioning: Jeff Gordon will make his second start as a fill-in driver for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who is still out with concussion-like symptoms.

David Scott’s Power 16

David Scott’s Power 16

1. Kevin Harvick (1st last week): Another top 10 (16th of the season) at Indy.

2. Kyle Busch (3): Had a weekend to remember at the Brickyard.

3. Joey Logano (5): Led six laps at Busch-dominated Indy.

4. Brad Keselowski (2): Has come back to earth after back-to-back victories at Daytona, Kentucky.

5. Kurt Busch (4): Has cooled over past two races (22nd at New Hampshire, 16th at Indy).

6. Matt Kenseth (9): Making strong run leading into Chase, backing up victory at New Hampshire with second at Brickyard.

7. Tony Stewart (7): Emotional ending at Indy, even though he said he would try to avoid it.

8. Martin Truex Jr. (8): Another solid finish (eighth) at Brickyard.

9. Denny Hamlin (11): Was near front, but never really a factor, at Indy.

10. Austin Dillon (13): Has nine top-10s after finishing ninth at Indy.

11. Jimmie Johnson (14); 12. Chase Elliott (12); 13. Ryan Newman (10); 14. Kyle Larson (NR); 15. Jamie McMurray (15); 16. Kasey Kahne (NR).

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