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BROOKLYN, Mich. – It's race day at Michigan International Speedway. Here's a primer to get you prepared.


Today's race will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1, MRN and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.

The race runs 200 laps. Stage 1 ends on Lap 60. Stage 2 ends on Lap 120.

The green flag is scheduled for approximately 3:18 p.m. ET.


Chase Elliott will lead the Hendrick Motorsports team to the green flag from 10th place.

Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will roll off the grid 16th and 17th, respectively. Jimmie Johnson qualified in 13th but will take the green flag from the rear of the field due to switching to his backup car.



Hendrick Motorsports drivers have led 2,478 laps en route to eight wins, 51 top-five finishes and 93 top-10s in addition to 11 pole positions at Michigan. The organization swept both races at the two-mile oval in 2014, and in the June 2015 race at Michigan, Dale Earnhardt Jr. earned a runner-up finish.