AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. for the 2016 Pure Michigan 400. In this gallery, look for photos from the pre-race ceremonies on the 2-mile, oval-shaped track in the Irish Hills area. The green flag is scheduled to drop at 2 p.m. ET (weather permitting). You can watch the Pure Michigan 400 LIVE on NBCSN. Check back on this page for new photos throughout the day.
At a glance Where: Michigan International Speedway, a 2-mile track in Brooklyn, Michigan. Green flag: 2:15:40 p.m. ET Competition caution:: On or around Lap 20 TV/Radio: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Forecast: Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms before 2 p.m., high of 84 degrees. Race distance: 200 laps, 400 miles. Pit road speed: 55 mph. Caution car speed: 65 mph. Grand marshal: Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill National anthem: U.S. Army Chorus Quartet