After rain on Sunday, the Cup series will run Monday. Can Chase Elliott, who is starting on the pole, follow his playoff win at Dover last year with another victory at this track?
Here’s all the info you need for today’s event:
(All times are Eastern)
START: The command to start engines will be given at noon. The green flag is scheduled for 12:08 p.m.
PRERACE: Cup garage will open at 9 a.m. Drivers will report to their cars at 11:55 a.m.
DISTANCE: The race is 400 laps (400 miles) around the 1-mile track.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 120. Stage 2 ends on Lap 240.
COMPETITION CAUTION: Lap 40
TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the race with coverage beginning at noon. Motor Racing Network’s coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry MRN’s broadcast, which is also available at mrn.com.
FORECAST: wunderground.com calls for a high of 67 degrees and a 15 percent chance of rain for the start of the race.
Each team had a crew member ejected and will lose practice time next weekend at Kansas Speedway. Tifft also must serve a pass-through penalty after taking the green flag at the start of the race.
The cars of Bowman, Truex and Preece failed inspection twice. Tifft’s car failed inspection three times.
The teams of Bowman and Truex each had an engineer ejected. Preece’s team had its car chief ejected. The different crew members ejected were related to areas those cars failed inspection. All three teams will be docked 15 minutes of practice at Kansas.
Tifft’s team had its engineer ejected and will lose 30 minutes of practice time at Kansas.
Bowman was to have started fifth Sunday. Truex was to have started 13th. Preece was to have started 29th. Tifft was to have started 32nd in the 37-car field.
He’s back: Jimmie Johnson on top at Dover in final Cup practice
The Gander RV 400 kicks off Sunday afternoon at 2 pm ET (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
NOTES: Aric Almirola, Michael McDowell, Matt Tifft and Quin Houff all had their practice session shortened by 15 minutes in the final session for penalties from Friday’s pre-qualifying inspection. … Saturday morning’s first Cup practice was cancelled due to lingering fog in the Dover, Delaware area.