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Today’s Cup race at Las Vegas: Start time, weather, TV/radio info

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400 - Practice

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 10: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Pennzoil Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Brad Keselowski seeks his second consecutive victory of the season and his second win in a row at Las Vegas Motor Speedway today, but he’ll face many challengers.

Here are the particulars on today’s race (all times are Eastern):

START: Singer John Fogerty will give the command for drivers to start engines at 3:37 p.m. ET. The green flag is scheduled for 3:46 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 267 laps (400.5 miles) around the 1.5-mile oval.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Cup garage opens at 10 a.m. The drivers meeting is at 1:30 p.m. Driver introductions are at 3 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Night Ranger will perform the Anthem at 3:31 p.m. with 2 F-15s and 2 F-22s providing the flyby.

TV/RADIO: Fox will broadcast the race at 3:30 p.m. with coverage beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Fox Sports 1. Performance Racing Network will broadcast the race on radio and at PRN’s coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry PRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: The site predicts 84 degrees at race time with a 0 percent chance of rain at the start of the race.

LAST YEAR: Brad Keselowski took the lead with six laps to go and went on to win last year’s race. Joey Logano finished second to give Team Penske a 1-2 finish. Jimmie Johnson placed third.

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for Sunday’s row-by-row Kobalt 400 lineup