The third race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase gets underway on Sunday from Dover International Speedway.
Drivers will take to the 1-mile oval located in Dover, Delaware for 400 laps/400 miles of racing in the AAA 400. Leading the field of 43 cars to the green flag will be Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Series point leader Matt Kenseth, winner of the first two Chase races, will start the race in the second position. Kenseth holds a 14 point lead over Kyle Busch who will start 14th and Jimmie Johnson who begins the race in the eighth position.
Sunday’s race will air on ESPN beginning at 2:00 pm ET with the green flag to wave at 2:15 pm ET.
Grand Marshal: Diane Remy, executive vice president of products, services and distribution for AAA Mid-Atlantic
Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: Marke Dickinson, Ex VP of membership and insurance, and CMO of AAA Mid-Atlantic
Invocation: Pastor Dan Schafer, Calvary Assembly of God, Heightstown, NJ
Honor Guard: Dover Air Force Base Color Guard
National Anthem: Thompson Square
Flyover: B-25 Bomber, Rag Wings and Radials Aircraft Leasing
Last time: Tony Stewart won the event earlier this year at Dover. Brad Keselowski won this race last year.