This week’s race
What: 267 laps, or 400.5 miles.
Where: Homestead-Miami Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked, paved oval located in Homestead, Fla.
When: 3 p.m. Sunday.
Radio: Motor Racing Network.
Last year’s winner: Tony Stewart.
Also this week: Ford 200, Camping World Truck Series, Homestead-Miami Speedway, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Speed.
• Ford 300, Nationwide Series, Homestead-Miami Speedway, 4 p.m. Saturday, ESPN2.
Worth mentioning: Regan Smith will make his debut with JR Motorsports this weekend, driving a third entry in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Homestead. Smith, who ran most of this season in the Cup series with Furniture Row Racing, will run for the 2013 Nationwide title with JRM.
Who’s Hot/Who’s Not
Brad Keselowski: People will still be waiting for him to fail while he’s polishing the championship trophy.
Kevin Harvick: He brought both bad news and good news to Richard Childress Racing, but Victory Lane calmed the storm.
Kasey Kahne: If the Chase lasted two or three more races, Kahne might well be winning his first Cup title.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.: A second consecutive Nationwide title is within his sights.
Brian Scott: It’s never too late to win a race.
Jeff Gordon: Intentional wrecks? Jeff Gordon is better than that.
NASCAR: The caution flag was invented for a reason. Use it.
Jimmie Johnson: Easy come, easy go.
Elliott Sadler: For the second straight season, Phoenix may have derailed his title hopes.