Everything you need to know about the Pure Michigan 400
Today's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway is race No. 24 of 36 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.
With three races to go before the Chase for the Sprint Cup cutoff, drivers on the outside looking in are under pressure to score a win.
As seen in races past, Michigan always has the possibility to turn into a fuel-mileage race, so anything can happen in the Irish Hills.
Here is everything you need to about the Pure Michigan 400:
2:16 p.m. ET
11:30 a.m. ET: "NASCAR RaceDay" (FS1)
2 p.m. ET: Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400
10:30 p.m. ET: "NASCAR Victory Lane" (FS1)
Race distance: 200 laps, 400 miles
Track size: 2-mile D-shaped oval
Grid size: 40 cars
Forecast: Mostly cloudy, 20 percent chance of rain, high of 84 degrees
USA national anthem: United States Army Chorus Quartet
Canadian national anthem: Lisa Bascom of MIS
Grand Marshal: Jeff Blashill, Red Wings head coach
Flyover: Two F-16s, 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard and Breitling Jet Team (after command to start engines)
Defending race winner: Matt Kenseth
Front row: Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson