Race number 23 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will be the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. There are 44 cars on the entry list which means one of the teams will make Sunday's race.
Event Schedule: Pure Michigan 400
Friday: Noon – 1:30 p.m. ET Practice on SPEED, 3:40 p.m. ET Qualifying on SPEED
Saturday: 8:30 – 9:25 a.m. ET Practice on FoxSports1, 11 – 11:55 a.m. ET Final Practice on FoxSports1
Sunday: 1 p.m. ET Race on ESPN
Track & Race Information: Michigan International Speedway
2.0 mile D-shaped oval – 200 laps, 400 miles
Grandstand Seating – 84,000
First Sprint Cup Series Race – 1969 , 88 Total Races
Most Wins – David Pearson (9) – Active Driver, Mark Martin (5)
Last Two Michigan Winners – Greg Biffle (June 2013 and August 2012)
Entry List: OPR = Owner Points Rank
|2||Brad Keselowski||Miller Lite||Ford||Penske||8|
|5||Kasey Kahne||Pepsi Max||Chevrolet||Hendrick||13|
|11||Denny Hamlin||FedEx Freight||Toyota||JGR||25|
|13||Casey Mears||Valvoline NextGen||Ford||Germain||26|
|14||Austin Dillon||Mobil 1 / Bass Pro||Chevrolet||SHR||11|
|15||Clint Bowyer||5 Hour Energy||Toyota||MWR||2|
|17||Ricky Stenhouse Jr||Fifth Third Bank||Ford||RFR||21|
|18||Kyle Busch||Interstate Batteries||Toyota||JGR||5|
|19||Mike Bliss||Plinker Tactical||Toyota||HSR||44|
|20||Matt Kenseth||Dollar General||Toyota||JGR||7|
|21||Trevor Bayne||Motorcraft / Quick Lane||Ford||Wood Brothers||41|
|22||Joey Logano||Shell – Pennzoil||Ford||Penske||17|
|27||Paul Menard||Menards / Nibco||Chevrolet||RCR||20|
|30||David Stremme||Windox Wax – Lean 1||Toyota||Swan||33|
|32||Timmy Hill||-||Ford||FAS Lane||37|
|33||Landon Cassill||Little Joes Autos||Chevrolet||Circle Sport||36|
|34||David Ragan||Taco Bell||Ford||Front Row||29|
|35||Josh Wise||MDS Transport||Ford||Front Row||39|
|38||David Gilliland||Long John Silver's||Ford||Front Row||31|
|39||Ryan Newman||Quicken Loans / PTA||Chevrolet||SHR||15|
|42||Juan Pablo Montoya||Target||Chevrolet||EGR||23|
|47||Bobby Labonte||Kinsford Charcoal||Toyota||JTG/D||28|
|51||Brendan Gaughan||South Point Resort and Casino||Chevrolet||Phoenix||27|
|55||Mark Martin||Aaron's Dream Machine||Toyota||MWR||18|
|56||Martin Truex Jr||NAPA Auto Parts||Toyota||MWR||10|
|78||Kurt Busch||Furniture Row / Serta||Chevrolet||Furniture Row||12|
|83||David Reutimann||Burger King / Dr Pepper||Toyota||BK Racing||34|
|88||Dale Earnhardt Jr||National Guard Youth Foundation||Chevrolet||Hendrick||6|
|93||Travis Kvapil||Burger King / Dr Pepper||Toyota||BK Racing||38|
|95||Scott Speed||Leavine Family Racing||Ford||LFR||43|
|98||Johnny Sauter||Phil Parsons Racing||Ford||PPR||42|
|99||Carl Edwards||Best Buy / Geek Squad||Ford||RFR||3|
Entry List Notes:
Austin Dillon will drive his first race for Stewart-Haas Racing filling in for the injured Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Chevrolet. It will be Dillon's eighth Cup race of 2013.
Mark Martin is back in the No. 55 for Michael Waltrip Racing. He is the driver in Sunday's field with the most wins at Michigan with a total of five.
Mike Bliss returns to the No. 19 Toyota for Humphrey Smith Racing. He is the driver who needs to qualify in the top 36 or he will not make the race.
Trevor Bayne and Wood Brother's Racing will attempt their ninth race of the 2013 season with the No. 21 Ford.
Timmy Hill is in the No. 32 Ford for FAS Lane Racing. It will be his 11th start of the season.
Landon Cassill returns to the No. 33 Chevrolet for Circle Sport Racing after driving the No. 40 the past three races. The No. 40 team is not entered this week.
Josh Wise returns to the No. 35 Ford of Front Row Motorsports after sitting last week while Michael McDowell drove the car.
Bobby Labonte is back in the No. 47 Toyota for JTG/Daugherty Racing after AJ Allmendinger drove the car to a tenth place finish at Watkins Glen.
Brendan Gaughan will drive the No. 51 Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing. It will be his first Cup Series start since March of 2012.
Scott Speed and the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Ford team are back for their 12th attempt at making a race this season.
Johnny Sauter will drive the No. 98 Ford for Phil Parsons Racing for the first time. It will be his first Cup Series start since June of 2011.
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