On the Sprint Cup this week, the Pennsylvania 400 will be held on Sunday, August 5th. This event will be the twenty first of the year and will happen at 12:00PM at the Pocono Raceway in California. After that, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be at the world famous racetrack at Watkins Glen, on August 12th for a race and then the Pure Michigan 400 will be held on August 19th. The IRWIN Tools Night Race is scheduled to be held at 7:00PM on August 25th that will happen in Bristol, Tennessee and be the 24th race of the season.
The previous event on the calendar is the July 29th race in Indianapolis, won by Jimmie Johnson. In that race, Kyle Busch came in second and Greg Biffle took third. Dale Earnhardt Jr. currently leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings, with 731 points and then Matt Kenseth takes the second spot with 717. Greg Biffle comes in third and Jimmie Johnson is in fourth place. Denny Hamlin is in fifth and then Kevin Harvick takes sixth. The rest of the top ten right now are Martin Truex Jr., Tony Stewart, Brad Keselowski and Clint Bowyer.