The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is back at Daytona for the Coke Zero 400. Kyle Busch will lead a field of 43 cars to the green flag Saturday night for the 18th race of the season.
Daytona International Speedway is a 2.5 mile track which means drivers will have to run 160 laps around its 31 degrees turns to complete the 400 miles in Saturday’s race.
Jimmie Johnson enters Daytona with a 38 point lead in the point standings but the real excitement has been the fight to get into the chase and wild card positions.
Coverage of the race will air on TNT beginning at 7:30 pm ET with the green flag set to fall at 7:49 pm ET. Calling the race will be Adam Alexander, Wally Dallenbach Jr. and Kyle Petty. Matt Yocum, Marty Snider, Ralph Sheheen, Chris Neville will call the race from the pits.
“Grown Ups 2” Stars: Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Shaquille O’Neal will serve as the Grand Marshals.
Tony Stewart won this event last season while Jimmie Johnson claimed victory in the Daytona 500 earlier this year.