- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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NASCAR

SPRINT CUP

PURE MICHIGAN 400

Site: Brooklyn, Michigan.

Schedule: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, noon-1:30 p.m.), qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 4:30-6 p.m.); Saturday, practice (ESPN2, 11 a.m.-noon); Sunday, race, 1 p.m. (ESPN, noon-4:30 p.m.).

Track: Michigan International Speedway (oval, 2.0 miles).

Race distance: 400 miles, 200 laps.

Last year: AJ Allmendinger won on the road course at Watkins Glen for his first career Sprint Car victory. He drives for JTG Daugherty Racing.

Last year: Joey Logano won on fuel mileage. Kevin Harvick was second.

Fast facts: Tony Stewart sat out at Watkins Glen, a day after the three-time Cup champion struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. under caution in a sprint car race in Canandaigua, New York. Stewart hasn’t announced whether he’ll drive this weekend. … Race winners get first priority for the 16-driver Chase as long as they are in the top 30 in the standings and attempted to qualify for every race. With four regular-season races left, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski top the series with three victories. Harvick, Logano, Jeff Gordon and Carl Edwards each have two wins, and Allmendinger, Kyle Busch, Aric Almirola, Denny Hamlin and Kurt Busch also have won. Earnhardt leads the standings, four points ahead of Gordon. … Johnson won at the track in June. … Keselowski is from Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Next week: Irwin Tools Night Race, Aug. 23, Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee.

Online: http://www.nascar.com

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