HOMESTEAD, Fla. – It's race day at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Here's a primer to get you prepared.
Today's race will be broadcast on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The race spans 267 laps. Stage 1 ends on Lap 80. Stage 2 ends on Lap 160.
The green flag is scheduled for approximately 3 p.m. E.T.
Chase Elliott will lead his Hendrick Motorsports teammates to the green flag from 18th.
Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne will roll off the grid in 22nd and 27th, respectively.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start from the rear of the field due to an engine change during practice.
HOW PRACTICE WENT:
Hendrick Motorsports drivers have earned two wins, three pole positions, 14 top-five finishes and 29 top-10s at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The first win came courtesy of Jeff Gordon in 2012, when he led the final 13 laps of the race en route to Victory Lane. The organization's most recent win at the Florida track came just last season as Jimmie Johnson clinched his record-tying seventh NASCAR Cup Series title after leading the final three laps of the race.