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FedEx 400 at a glance

This Week’s Race

FedEx 400

What: 400 laps or 400 miles

Where: Dover (Del.) International Speedway, a 1-mile banked, concrete oval.

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

TV: Fox Sports 1

Radio: Motor Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Jimmie Johnson

Also this week: Lucas Oil 200, Truck Series, Dover International Speedway, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Fox Sports 1.

▪ Buckle Up 200, Xfinity Series, Dover International Speedway, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Fox.

Worth mentioning: Four Xfinity Series drivers – Regan Smith, Darrell Wallace Jr., Daniel Suarez and Ty Dillon – are eligible for the $100,000 “Dash 4 Cash” program bonus at Dover. The highest finisher among the four will win the bonus.

What’s Hot/What’s Not


Carl Edwards: Welcome the newest entry to the 2015 Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Kyle Busch: If he is suffering any ill effects from his early-season injuries, it certainly wasn’t evident at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Greg Biffle: Roush Fenway Racing still has a long way to go but a second-place finish in the 600 certainly was a welcome change.

Martin Truex Jr.: Speed wins races. He’s just still waiting on his.

Austin Dillon: He has won two of the nine Xfinity Series races he has entered this season.

Denny Hamlin: Good run at Charlotte with All-Star race victory, second in Xfinity race and eighth in the 600.


Jimmie Johnson: It was a very un-Jimmie Johnson-like Charlotte race weeks.

Ryan Blaney: Likely seen all the blown engines he cares to in his career.

Jamie Dick: It has been a rough return to racing since receiving treatment for diabetes.

Jim Utter

Points Standings

Sprint Cup

1. Kevin Harvick473

2. Martin Truex Jr.432

3. Joey Logano407

4. Dale Earnhardt Jr.401

5. Jimmie Johnson393

6. Brad Keselowski381

7. Matt Kenseth372

8. Jamie McMurray353

9. Jeff Gordon346

10. Kasey Kahne345

11. Ryan Newman343

12. Aric Almirola339

13. Paul Menard336

14. Kurt Busch327

15. Denny Hamlin321

16. Carl Edwards312

17. Clint Bowyer296

18. Danica Patrick292

19. Greg Biffle284

20. AJ Allmendinger274

21. Casey Mears263

22. Kyle Larson256

23. Austin Dillon253

24. David Ragan238

25. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.234

26. Sam Hornish Jr.230

27. David Gilliland224

28. Justin Allgaier208

29. Trevor Bayne207

30. Tony Stewart202


1. Chris Buescher401

2. Ty Dillon397

3. Chase Elliott373

4. Darrell Wallace Jr.371

5. Regan Smith360

6. Elliott Sadler352

7. Brian Scott350

8. Ryan Reed320

9. Daniel Suarez320

10. Brendan Gaughan309


1. Matt Crafton217

2. Erik Jones201

3. Tyler Reddick199

4. Johnny Sauter182

5. John Wes Townley160

6. Timothy Peters158

7. Cameron Hayley153

8. Justin Boston149

9. Spencer Gallagher145

10. Daniel Hemric136