Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Four Drivers, One Champion
Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Four Drivers, One Champion

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The finale of the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series season has arrived. After 35 events of spectacular crashes, dominating performances and surprise comebacks, we have finally reached the championship-crowning moment of the sport. The drama has been building all season long, and even more so the last several weeks of the Chase. The Monster Energy Cup Series annual running at the 1.5-mile true oval with variable banking is the last of 36 races that crowns the NASCAR champion. Homestead-Miami Speedway's unique configuration which includes relatively flat straight-aways of 3 degrees and 20 degree variable banked turns presents a challenge unlike any other facility on the circuit. It's fitting that this intermediate oval crowns the champion of NASCAR's top racing series.

Four drivers come to Homestead in a dead-heat for the championship. The format of the Chase has narrowed the field to just Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski. It all com

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Mark Taylor
Taylor is RotoWire's senior NASCAR writer. A five-time FSWA award winner, Taylor was named the Racing Writer of the Year each of the last two years. He is also a military historian, specifically the World War II U.S. Navy in the Pacific.
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