Bristol Motor Speedway, 6:30 p.m., NBCSN

Outlook

What: Race 24 of 36

Track: Oval, 0.533 miles

Race distance: 500 laps, 266.5 miles

Last year: Joey Logano raced to the third of his five 2014 victories, holding off Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski.

Last week: Matt Kenseth won at Michigan for the former series champion's third victory of the season.

Fast facts: Only three races remain before the Chase field is set. ... Kyle Busch has won four of the last eight races. He's 29th in the standings in 12 races since returning from a broken right leg and left foot. Busch must be in the top 30 after the regular-season finale at Richmond to qualify for the 16-driver Chase. He raced to the last of his five Bristol victories in 2011. ... Jimmie Johnson is tied with Busch for the series victory lead with four. ... Kenseth won at the track in April to end a 51-event victory drought. ... Darrell Waltrip won a record 12 times at Bristol.

Next race: Southern 500, Sept. 6, Darlington Raceway, Darlington, S.C.

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LINEUP

(Car number in parentheses)

1. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 131.407

2. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 131.263

3. (19) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 130.655

4. (55) David Ragan, Toyota, 130.46

5. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 130.344

6. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 130.327

7. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevy, 130.3

8. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 130.123

9. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 130.053

10. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevy, 129.947

11. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevy, 129.447

12. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevy, 128.848

13. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 129.675

14. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevy, 129.351

15. (21) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 129.212

16. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevy, 129.151

17. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 128.822

18. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevy, 128.701

19. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevy, 128.606

20. (88) D. Earnhardt Jr., Chevy, 128.537

21. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevy, 128.262

22. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 128.193

23. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevy, 128.159

24. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevy, 127.988

25. (47) AJ Allmendinger, Chevy, 128.563

26. (9) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 128.253

27. (34) Brett Moffitt, Ford, 128.176

28. (13) Casey Mears, Chevy, 127.92

29. (27) Paul Menard, Chevy, 127.801

30. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 127.605

31. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 127.563

32. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevy, 127.537

33. (35) Cole Whitt, Ford, 127.461

34. (32) Josh Wise, Ford, 127.368

35. (46) Michael Annett, Chevy, 127.241

36. (7) Alex Bowman, Chevy, 127.208

37. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, owner pts.

38. (23) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, owner pts.

39. (40) L. Cassill, Chevy, owner pts.

40. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevy, owner pts.

41. (98) Timmy Hill, Ford, owner pts.

42. (83) M. DiBenedetto, Toyota, owner pts.

43. (33) Mike Bliss, Chevy, owner pts.

Failed to qualify

44. (30) Travis Kvapil, Chevy, 126.545

45. (26) Jeb Burton, Toyota, 125.906

46. (62) Reed Sorenson, Chevy, 125.1

POINTS leaders

1. Kevin Harvick 866

2. Joey Logano 818

3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 784

4. Martin Truex Jr. 755

5. Brad Keselowski 754

6. Jimmie Johnson 752

7. Matt Kenseth 751

8. Kurt Busch 683

9. Denny Hamlin 670

10. Jamie McMurray 663

11. Paul Menard 654

12. Ryan Newman 649

13. Jeff Gordon 648

14. Carl Edwards 628

15. Clint Bowyer 616

16. Aric Almirola 593

17. Kasey Kahne 590

18. Greg Biffle 553

19. Kyle Larson 548

20. Austin Dillon 533