The final race of NASCAR's regular season will be held on Saturday and with several drivers still trying to lock up a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, the Federated Auto Parts 400 figures to be an eventful race. Viewers not able to watch in person at Richmond International Raceway will have a number of options for following all of the action.
Jeff Gordon will open up on the pole after he edged out Kurt Busch. Gordon and Busch are both fighting for one of the final spots in the Chase. They are two of seven drivers who can secure a spot in the Chase with a victory at Richmond.
Viewers will have some time to kill before the start of the race as green flag isn't scheduled until 7:44 p.m. ET. ABC will be the home for the television broadcast with live race coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree will be in the booth for the broadcast.
Pre-race coverage will begin on ABC at 7 p.m. while an extended pre-race show will begin on Fox Sports 1 at 4:30 p.m. There will also be extensive radio coverage available from Motor Racing Network and on Sirius-XM's NASCAR channel.
Race fans will also be able to follow a lot of the action online. NASCAR.com offers viewers an extended look inside the cars with Race View Premium. With a subscription, users can follow drivers, in-car audio a real time leaderboard and more. NASCAR.com will have additional live coverage during the race.
An in-depth look at the Sprint Cup standings heading into the race is available at NASCAR.com.