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UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Camping World Truck Series:
Saturday 7/30, Pocono Mountains 150, Pocono Raceway, 12:30pm, MRN

X-Finity Series:
Saturday, 7/30, U.S. Cellular 250, Iowa Speedway, 7:30pm, MRN

Sprint Cup Series:
Sunday, 7/31, Pennsylvania 400, Pocono Raceway, 12:30pm, MRN


RACING NEWS PROGRAMS ON 1290 WHKY-AM

Monday: Fast Talk, 7-8pm

Tuesday: NASCAR Live, 7-8pm

Wednesday: The Pit Reporters, 7-8pm

Monday-Friday: NASCAR Today, 6:50pm

Monday-Friday: Garage Pass, 8:30pm


NASCAR News (courtesy of John Singlar, MRN Radio)

HARVICK’S CREW CHIEF SUSPENDED
Rodney Childers, Kevin Harvick’s Sprint Cup Series crew chief at Stewart-Haas Racing, has drawn a one-race suspension after NASCAR discovered improperly secured lug nuts on their Number-4 Chevrolet following last weekend’s race at Indianapolis. Childers has also been fined twenty thousand dollars and placed on probation through December 31st. Harvick started seventh and finished sixth in the Crown Royal 400 … In addition, five teams received written warnings from the sanctioning body for a variety of inspection-related violations at Indy including Paul Menard’s Number-27 Richard Childress Racing team, which finished tenth at “The Brickyard.”

ALMIROLA TO MAKE MILESTONE START
Aric Almirola, who drives the Number-43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, will make his two hundredth Cup Series start in Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway. He’s among forty drivers on the preliminary entry list, which includes defending race winner Matt Kenseth and regular-season points leader Kevin Harvick … With just six races remaining in the regular season, Kenseth is one of five drivers who’ve clinched spots on The Chase Grid – joining Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski in the sixteen-driver title field. Those five account for fourteen wins through the first twenty races of the year … Harvick, Kurt Busch, Joey Logano, Martin Truex Junior, Denny Hamlin and Tony Stewart have one win apiece – leaving five post-season spots available based on the point standings. Kyle Larson currently holds a ten-point lead over Kasey Kahne in the fight for what would be the final “playoff” spot.

TRACK FACTS
NASCAR haulers will roll into Pocono Raceway today as preparations continue for this weekend’s Sprint Cup-Camping World Truck Series doubleheader. The first on-track action will come with opening practice for Sprint Cup teams on Friday at 11 a.m. (ET). Truck Series drivers will get their first crack at “The Tricky Triangle” with their opening session at 12:30 p.m. … John Wes Townley will be back behind the wheel of his Athenian Motorsports Chevrolet after missing the last two Truck Series races recovering from a concussion. Parker Kligerman and Brady Boswell drove the truck in Townley’s absence with finishes of nineteenth and twenty-first, respectively … Chevrolet has won four of the six previous races run at Pocono including three in a row from 2010 through 2012. Kyle Busch (Toyota) won last year but is not entered in 2016.

NASCAR MANUFACTURER STANDINGS
SPRINT CUP SERIES … Toyota 832 (10 wins), Chevrolet 800 (5), Ford 759 (5)

X-FINITY SERIES – Bill France Performance Award … Toyota 757 (12 wins), Chevrolet 722 (5), Ford 649 (1), Dodge 169 (0)

CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES … Toyota 387 (8 wins), Chevrolet 351 (3), Ford 315 (0), RAM 8 (0)

ON THIS DATE … 20 YEARS AGO
July 28th, 1996: Jeff Gordon notched his first Talladega Superspeedway victory, winning the Diehard 500. He started second, took his final lead with three laps remaining, and held off the Ford quartet of Dale Jarrett, Mark Martin, Ernie Irvan and Jimmy Spencer for his sixth win of the season. Gordon would finish the year second in the championship standings behind Hendrick Motorsports teammate Terry Labonte. NASCAR will return to the Alabama oval in October for the sixth round of this year’s Chase.


NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Sunday, 8/7, Cheeze-It 355 at the Glen, Watkins Glen International, 1pm, MRN
Saturday, 8/20, Irwin Tools Night Race 500, Bristol Motor Speedway, 6:30pm, PRN
Sunday, 8/28, Pure Michigan 400, Michigan International Speedway, 1:30pm, MRN
Sunday, 9/4, Bojangles Southern 500, Darlington Raceway, 6pm, MRN
Saturday, 9/10, Federated Auto Parts 400, Richmond International Raceway, 6:30pm, MRN
Sunday, 9/18, myAFibRisk.com 400, Chicagoland Speedway, 4:15pm, MRN
Sunday, 9/25, Sylvania 300, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1pm, PRN
Sunday, 10/2, AAA 400, Dover International Speedway, 1:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 10/8, Bank of America 500, Charlotte Motor Speedway, 6pm, PRN
Sunday, 10/16, Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas Speedway, 1pm, MRN
Sunday, 10/23, Alabama 500, Talladega Superspeedway, 1:30pm, MRN
Sunday, 10/30, Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, Martinsville Speedway, 12 noon, MRN
Sunday, 11/6, AAA Texas 500, Texas Motor Speedway, 1pm, PRN
Sunday, 11/13, Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, Phoenix International Raceway, 1:30pm, MRN
Sunday, 11/20, Ford EcoBoost 400, Homestead-Miami Speedway, 2pm, MRN


NASCAR X-Finity Series

Saturday, 8/6, Zippo 200 at the Glen, Watkins-Glen International, 2:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 8/13, Nationwide Children's Hospital 200, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, 3pm, MRN
Saturday, 8/27, Road America 180 fired up by Johnsonville, Road America, 2:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 9/3, VFW Sports Clips Help a Hero 200, Darlington Raceway, 3pm, MRN
Saturday, 9/17, Furious 7 300, Chicagoland Speedway, 5:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 9/24, Visit Myrtle Beach.com 300 Nationwide, Kentucky Speedway, 7:30pm, PRN
Saturday, 10/1, Hisense 200, Dover International Speedway, 3pm, MRN
Saturday, 10/15, Kansas Lottery 300, Kansas Speedway, 3:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 11/5, O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, Texas Motor Speedway, 3pm, PRN
Saturday, 11/12, Phoenix 200, Phoenix International Raceway, 3:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 11/19, Ford EcoBoost 300, Homestead-Miami Speedway, 2:15pm, MRN


NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Wednesday, 8/17, UNOH 200 presented by Zloop, Bristol Motor Speedway, 8pm, MRN
Sunday, 9/4, Chevrolet Silverado 250, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, 1pm, MRN
Saturday, 9/24, UNOH 175, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 12:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 10/1, Rhino Linings 350, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 9:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 10/22, Fred's 250 powered by Coca-Cola, Talladega Superspeedway, 12:30pm, MRN
Saturday, 10/29, Kroger 200, Martinsville Speedway, 1pm, MRN


Indy Car Series
2016 broadcast schedule:

Sunday, 8/21, Pocono, Pocono Raceway, 3pm IMS