Everything you need to know about Chase elimination race at Dover

BY foxsports • October 2, 2016

Today's Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway serves as the first Chase elimination race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

After Friday's qualifying session was rained out, the field was set per the NASCAR rule book, putting points leader Brad Keselowski on pole in the No. 2 Team Penske Ford.

As sixteen drivers prepare to battle for the 12 spots available in the next Chase round, here's everything you need to know about Sunday's race at the Monster Mile:

Green flag: 

2:15 p.m. ET

Tune-in:

11:30 a.m. ET: "NASCAR RaceDay" (FS1)

2 p.m. ET: Sprint Cup Series Citizen Soldier 400

1:30 a.m. ET: "NASCAR Victory Lane" (FS1)

Race distance: 400 laps, 400 miles

Track size: 1-mile concrete oval

Grid size: 40 cars

Forecast: Cloudy, 20 percent chance of rain, 73 degrees

National anthem: Easton Corbin

Grand Marshal: Eagles' Joe Walsh

Honorary pace-car driver: Retired Maj. Gen Gus Hargett

Flyover: F-16s, 149th Fighter Wing, Texas Air National Guard

Defending race winner: Kevin Harvick

Starting lineup:


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