By: Julio Olmo
The round of 12 of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs is in the books, leaving just two of the scheduled four rounds and four of the scheduled 10 playoff races to be contested before the champion is crown.
The chase for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series comes to its conclusion at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The 2019 Ford EcoBoost, on November the 17th at Homestead-Miami Speedway, will crown the champion.
A total of 38 drivers are set to compete in the First Data 500, the opening race of the round of 8 of the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, at Martinsville Speedway.
The opening race of the round of 8, the third round of the playoffs, is scheduled to take place this Sunday, October 27 at Martinsville Speedway.
Is the second race at Martinsville Speedway of the season, as the first was held back in March and was won by Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski.
A total of 38 drivers are set to compete in Sunday afternoon’s 500-lap race around the four-turn, 0.533-mile (0.858-kilometer) Martinsville Speedway oval in Ridgeway, Virginia, and Keselowski is one of the 33 full-time drivers who are set to compete in it.
However, he has already been eliminated from playoff contention.
The First Data 500 is set to be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network from Martinsville Speedway beginning at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, on Sunday, October 27th.