STP 400 2012: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

Donald Wood@@Donald_WoodFeatured ColumnistApril 18, 2012

FORT WORTH, TX - APRIL 14:  Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Filtrete Ford, talks with the media after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 14, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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With NASCAR coming to the Kansas Speedway this weekend, the anticipation over the fastest sport in the world returning to one of the wildest race tracks on the circuit has everyone excited.

Veteran driver Greg Biffle muscled his car to a victory in Texas last week, but it will be the tough corners and fast straightaways of Kansas that have the entire field working extra hard on the wheel this time around.


Where: Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kan.

When: Sunday, April 22, 12:30 p.m. ET

Watch: Fox

Live Stream: TrackPass

Listen: Motor Racing Network

Starting Order: Qualifying will be Saturday, April 21, at Noon ET on SPEED Channel


Full TV Schedule

STP 400 Practice, April 20, 1:30 p.m. ET, SPEED

SFP 250 Final Practice, April 20, 3 p.m. ET, SPEED 

STP 400 Final Practice, April 20, 4:30 p.m. ET, SPEED

SFP 250 Qualifying, April 21, 10:30 a.m. ET, SPEED

STP 400 Qualifying, April 21, Noon ET, SPEED

SFP 250, April 21, 1:30 p.m. ET, SPEED

STP 400, April 22, 12:30 p.m. ET, Fox


Drivers to Watch 

Greg Biffle

After a huge win at Texas that brought Greg Biffle back into the conversation for a Sprint Cup Series title, the veteran looks to build on that success at Kansas Speedway. With Roush/Fenway Racing having a storied tradition at the track already, Biffle will have the inside lane to a win.

FORT WORTH, TX - APRIL 13:  Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, answers questions from the media befoe practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by
Tyler Barrick/Getty Images

Brad Keselowski

While the season hasn’t gone exactly how the NASCAR star would have liked, the success the young driver had at the track over the years is undeniable. In two Kansas races last season, Keselowski finished in first and third.

Carl Edwards­

In seven out of nine career races at Kansas Speedway for Carl Edwards, the fitness freak has finished in the top 10. While this season hasn’t been exactly what Edwards was hoping for, the turnaround could easily begin this week.


Predicted Winner: Brad Keselowski


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