Austin Dillon at Michigan International Speedway…In 15 NASCAR Cup Series starts at Michigan International Speedway, Dillon boasts two top-five and four top-10 finishes. He is a former winner at the track in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
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Playoffs Bound … Dillon survived three late-race restarts at Texas Motor Speedway to earn the win in the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/E-Z-GO/Tracker Off Road Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, securing a spot in the 2020 NASCAR Playoffs. His teammate, Tyler Reddick, finished a strong second to create a 1-2 finish for Richard Childress Racing.
AUSTIN DILLON QUOTE:
What are your thoughts on Michigan International Speedway?
“We had a strong Chevy at Michigan International Speedway last year, and I expect the same this year. I’m really looking forward to the race. Michigan is a place we’ve run well at in the past, and I think it will provide a great opportunity to gather up some points before the NASCAR Playoffs begin.”
Richard Childress Racing at Michigan International Speedway … In 175 NASCAR Cup Series starts at the two-mile speedway, Richard Childress Racing has recorded three wins with drivers Dale Earnhardt (1987 & 1990) and Kevin Harvick (2010). The Welcome, N.C. organization has also secured 25 top-five and 58 top-10 finishes.
Richard Childress Racing at Road America … In 29 NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at Elkhart Lake, Richard Childress Racing scored three victories in a row with drivers Brendan Gaughan (2014), Paul Menard (2015), and Michael McDowell (2016). The Welcome, N.C. organization has also captured 11 top-five and 13 top-10 finishes.
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Catch the Action … The NASCAR Xfinity Series Henry 180 at Road America will be televised live Saturday, August 8, beginning at 12 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network and will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.
The NASCAR Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway will be televised live Saturday August 8, beginning at 4 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network and will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.
The NASCAR Cup Series Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway will be televised live Sunday August 9, beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network and will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.
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