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Today’s Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover: Start time, lineup and more

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Apache Warrior 400 presented by Lucas Oil

DOVER, DE - OCTOBER 01: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M’s Caramel Toyota, leads Chase Elliott, driver of the #24 Mountain Dew Chevrolet, during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Apache Warrior 400 presented by Lucas Oil at Dover International Speedway on October 1, 2017 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

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The Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway kicks off Round 2 of the playoffs and with Talladega looming next week, the stakes are high.

Last year, Kyle Busch passed Chase Elliott coming to the white flag and punched his ticket to the next round.

Here’s all the info you need for today’s race.

(All times are Eastern)

START: Tamara Ward, executive vice president of corporate development, Camping World Holdings, Inc. will give the command to start engines at 2:07 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 2:16 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 400 miles (400 Laps) around the 1-mile course.

STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 120. Stage 2 ends on Lap 240.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The garage opens at 8 a.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at noon. Driver introductions are at 1:20 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: The Calvary Baptist Choir from Dover will perform the anthem at 2 p.m.

TV/RADIO: NBCSN will broadcast the race beginning at 2 p.m. Coverage begins with Countdown to Green at 1:30 p.m. on NBCSN. Motor Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 1 p.m. and also can be heard at SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will have MRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: calls for a high of 80 degrees, partly cloudy skies and a 5 percent chance of rain at the start of the race.

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for the complete lineup