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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - JULY 01: Chase Elliott, driver of the #88 Armour Sandwich Creations Chevrolet, leads Aric Almirola, driver of the #98 Fresh From Florida Ford, Elliott Sadler, driver of the #1 OneMain Chevrolet, and David Ragan, driver of the #18 Surface Sunscreen/Rugged Maniac Toyota during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 1, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
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NASCAR’s Saturday schedule at Daytona; Xfinity season begins

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On the eve of the Daytona 500, the Xfinity Series gets its 2017 campaign underway with the PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway.

NASCAR Cup Series teams will have their last practice session before the Daytona 500.

Here is Saturday’s track schedule with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

9 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

10:30 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying; single car/two rounds (FS1)

11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Cup garage open

12:10 p.m. – Xfinity driver – crew chief  meeting

12:30 – 1:55 p.m. – Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

3 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

3:30 p.m. – PowerShares QQQ 300; 120 laps, 300 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

NASCAR’s Saturday schedule at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 17:   Chase Elliott, driver of the #24 NAPA Chevrolet, Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 SKF Ford, Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Beer Ford, practices for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash on February 17, 2017 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Speedweeks is going full-throttle and the first race of the year is tonight with the Advanced Auto Parts Clash.

Here’s NASCAR’s full schedule for Saturday with TV and radio information.

All times are Eastern

8:30 a.m. – 11 p.m. – Cup garage open

11:30 a.m. – 3:25 p.m. – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

4:15 p.m. – ARCA race (FS1)

6:15 p.m. – Clash driver-crew chief meeting

7:35 p.m. – Clash driver introductions

8 p.m. – Advanced Auto Parts Clash; 75 laps, 187.5 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

NASCAR’s Friday schedule at Daytona International Speedway

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 21: Chase Elliott, driver of the #24 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
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While the ARCA Racing Series got the first crack at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, NASCAR’s finest will be in action today.

Seventeen teams will take part in two practice sessions for Saturday’s Advanced Auto Parts Clash, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ 75-lap exhibition.

Here is the schedule for Friday at Daytona, complete with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

1 – 9 p.m. – Cup garage open

5 – 5:55 p.m. – Clash practice (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network)

6:30 – 7:25 p.m. – Final Clash practice (FS1, MRN)

NASCAR’s Saturday schedule for Phoenix International Raceway

AVONDALE, AZ - MARCH 12:  Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 NOS Energy Drink Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR XFINITY Series Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 12, 2016 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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The Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series are on track today at Phoenix International Raceway with Xfinity teams taking part in the Ticket Galaxy 200. It’s the series’ final elimination race before the championship round.

All times are Eastern.

12 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open

3 p.m. – 3:55 p.m. – Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

4:15 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying; multi-vehicle, three rounds (NBCSN)

5:45 p.m. – Xfinity Series driver/crew chief meeting

6 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – Final Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

7 p.m. – Xfinity Series driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Xfinity Series race; 200 laps, 200 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

NASCAR’s Friday schedule at Phoenix International Raceway

AVONDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 09:  Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona.  (Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images)
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It will be a busy day for NASCAR at Phoenix International Raceway today with all three national series preparing for the final elimination races of their respective Chases.

The day ends with the Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 150.

Here’s the full schedule.

All times are Eastern

10 a.m. – Truck Series garage open

10:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open

10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Xfinity Series garage open

11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Truck Series practice (Fox Sports 2)

12:30 p.m. – 1:25 p.m. – Xfinity Series practice (NBCSN)

1:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. – Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. – Final Truck Series practice (Fox Sports 2)

4:10 p.m. – Truck Series driver/crew chief meeting

4:30 p.m. – 5:55 p.m. – Final Xfinity Series practice (NBCSN)

6:45 p.m. – Sprint Cup qualifying; multi-vehicle, three rounds (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

8:30 p.m. – Truck Series qualifying; multi-vehicle, three rounds (Fox Sports 2)

9:35 p.m. – Truck Series driver introductions

10 p.m. – Truck Series Lucas Oil 150; 150 laps, 150 miles (Fox Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)