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TALLADEGA, Ala. -- It's race day at Talladega Superspeedway. Here's a primer to get you prepared. 

RACE RUNDOWN:

Today's race will be broadcast on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

The race spans 188 laps. Stage 1 ends on Lap 55. Stage 2 ends on Lap 110.

The green flag is scheduled for approximately 2:15 p.m. E.T.

STARTING POSITIONS:

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will lead the Hendrick Motorsports team to the green flag from the pole position.

Chase Elliott will roll off the grid in second. Jimmie Johnson qualified in eighth position and Kasey Kahne will take the green flag from 11th.

HOW PRACTICE WENT:

KEY STAT:

At Talladega Superspeedway, Hendrick Motorsports has 12 wins, 11 pole positions, 55 top-five finishes and 80 top-10s. Hendrick Motorsports’ most recent Talladega win came in 2015, when Earnhardt made his way to Victory Lane in the May race after qualifying fourth.