What: 267 laps or 400.5 miles
Where: Kansas Speedway, a 1.5-mile paved, banked tri-oval located in Kansas City, Kan.
When: 2 p.m. Sunday
Radio: Motor Racing Network
Last year’s winner: Matt Kenseth
Also this week: Kansas Lottery 300, Nationwide Series, Kansas Speedway, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, ESPN.
Worth mentioning: NASCAR will conduct a Sprint Cup Series test Oct. 14 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to work on some ideas for the 2014 season. Each manufacturer will be represented. Ford will be represented by the Wood Brothers and Penske Racing.
Who’s Hot/Who’s Not
Jimmie Johnson: Dover victories have served as a springboard to his 2009 and 2010 championships.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: No victory last week but one of his best race weekends this season.
Kyle Busch: Three straight top-fives to start the Chase.
Joey Logano: Earned his fourth Nationwide win at Dover and finished third in the Cup race.
Timothy Peters: Beat out one of the sport’s best at restarts, Ron Hornaday, to pick up Trucks win at Las Vegas last Saturday.
Kasey Kahne: Performance-wise it looks like he’s yet to start the Chase.
Kurt Busch: A new pit crew and another pit road mistake.
Sam Hornish Jr.: His points lead in the Nationwide Series is starting to slip away again.