Race Preview: STP 400

21 Apr

NASCAR lands in Kansas this weekend (there’s a Wizard of Oz joke in there somewhere), where points leader Greg Biffle looks to continue his early season success in the Sprint Cup Series.

The STP 400 is race #8 (out of 36) on the Sprint Cup circuit. Race coverage on Sunday starts at 12:30 PM EDT on FOX, and the race itself begins at 1:16 PM EDT.

Below the logo, find everything you need to prepare for the race.

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – STP 400

  • Location: Kansas City, KS
  • Track name: Kansas Speedway
  • Track shape: Tri-oval
  • Banking: 15 degrees
  • Lap length: 1.5 miles
  • Race distance: 267 laps / 401 miles

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Here are a few storylines for the race:

  • Hendrick Motorsports drivers (#5, #24, #48, and #88) continue to look for their first win of the season (and Mr. Hendrick’s 200th career victory as an owner).

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I’ll be following the race on Twitter tomorrow and will check in whenever possible with my questions and comments. Look for my tweets at @NASCARneophyte and if you can answer my questions, please do.

Enjoy the race everyone.

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