BROOKLYN, MI (WTVB) - It’s time to go racing at Michigan International Speedway as the first of two summertime NASCAR weekends in the Irish Hills is here with the primetime focus on Sunday’s Sprint Cup Quicken Loans 400. Fan favorite Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is the defending champion after he snapped his 144 race winless streak a year ago with a dominating victory at MIS.Earnhardt sits fourth in the point standings this year, moving up two positions after his top five run last week at Pocono.
Qualifying for Sunday’s race is set for 3:30 this afternoon with an ARCA Racing Series race to follow at 5:15. Saturday afternoon, it’s the Nationwide Series Alliance Truck Parts 250, which we’ll have on the radio with our live coverage on AM 1590 and FM 95.5 starting at 1:45. Our broadcast of the Quicken Loans 400 beings at Noon Sunday.
Ken Delaney will be live from the track Friday afternoon from 3-6 pm with our "Delaney at the Races".