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Austin Dillon

This Week’s Dow MobilityScience Chevrolet at Michigan International Speedway In the last 17 NASCAR Cup Series races at Michigan Speedway, Austin Dillon has five top-10 finishes and posted a career-best fourth-place finish in August 2018. Dillon won the NASCAR Xfinity Series race in 2018 at the 2-mile speedway.

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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 it’s a place we’ve circled to try and win and lock ourselves into the NASCAR Playoffs.

Richard Childress Racing at Michigan International Speedway … In 179 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), plus 25 top-five and 59 top-10 finishes. Earnhardt scored a dominating victory in 1987, leading 152 of 200 laps and scored thrilling victory in 1990, edging Ernie Irvan by just .22 seconds (about two car lengths). The victory by Harvick was one of three wins he claimed in 2010, all on superspeedways, and his first at Michigan.

Follow Sunday’s Action at Michigan … The FireKeepers Casino 400 at the Michigan International Speedway will be televised live on Sunday, August 7 beginning at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and the NBC Sports App. The race will be broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.


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