BROOKLYN, MI (WTVB) - It’s time to go racing once again 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. snapped his 144 race winless streak in this event in 2012 and he’s coming off his second win of the season last Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Junior is now third in the standings. Jeff Gordon leads the way by 16 points over Matt Kenseth.
Qualifying for Sunday’s race is set for 3:30 pm today with an ARCA Series race to follow at 5:15 pm. Saturday afternoon, it’s the Nationwide Series Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250, which we’ll have on the radio with our live coverage on AM 1590 and FM 95.5 starting at 1:30 pm. Our broadcast of the Quicken Loans 400 beings at 12 noon Sunday.