NASCAR & Auto Racing

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not 11.14.13

What: 267 laps or 400.5 miles

Where: Homestead-Miami Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked tri-oval in Homestead, Fla.

When: 3 p.m. Sunday


Radio: Motor Racing Network

Last year’s winner: Jeff Gordon

Also this week: Ford 200, Truck Series, Homestead-Miami Speedway, 8 p.m. Friday, Fox Sports 1.

Worth mentioning: Jimmie Johnson will clinch his sixth Cup championship with a finish of 23rd or better; or 24th or better and at least one lap led; or 25th or better and the most laps led Sunday.

Who’s Hot/Who’s Not


Kevin Harvick: The biggest surprise of the Chase. Does he have one more in him?

Jimmie Johnson: Been here, done this. Five times in fact.

Kyle Busch: Twelve wins and counting in the Nationwide Series.

Austin Dillon: Looking for his second NASCAR championship.

Erik Jones: NASCAR’s newest national series winner.

Matt Crafton: The green flag Friday night will give NASCAR its newest champion.


Matt Kenseth: Picked the worst time for one of his worst performances of the season.

Carl Edwards: Can’t finish a race without enough gas.

Jim Utter