LOUDON, N.H. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will play host Sunday to the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Here are the particulars (all times are ET):
START: The command for drivers to start engines will be given by New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan at 1:32 p.m. ET. The green flag is scheduled for 1:39 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 301 laps (318.46 miles) around the 1.058-mile oval.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Sprint Cup garage opens at 7:30 a.m. The drivers meeting is at 11:30 a.m. Driver introductions are at 1 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: It will be performed by Caroline Burns from “The Voice” at 1:26 p.m.
TV/RADIO: NBCSN will broadcast the race. Performance Racing Network will broadcast the race on radio and at GoPRN.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry PRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: The wunderground.com site predicts 79 degrees at race time with a 34 percent chance of rain.
LAST TIME: In the Sept. 27 race, Matt Kenseth led the final three laps after Kevin Harvick ran out of fuel while leading and finished 21st.
LAST YEAR: Kyle Busch outdueled Brad Keselowski, notching his second of three consecutive victories (Kentucky, New Hampshire, Indianapolis.