Daytona schedule: Wednesday’s practices through Sunday’s 500

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After two off-days, all three major NASCAR series get to work and begin the second week of Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway.

We have a busy schedule of practice sessions, qualifying, meetings – and of course, races, over the next five days.

And everything is capped off with the 57th running of The Great American Race, the Daytona 500, on Sunday afternoon.

Here’s a complete list of all of the upcoming activities, as well as TV (Fox Sports) and radio (Motor Racing Network) times, where applicable.

* All times listed are Eastern time.

Wednesday, February 18

12 – 6 pm – Sprint Cup garage open

12 – 5 pm – Camping World Truck garage open

12:15 pm –  Camping World Truck crew chief meeting

2 – 2:45 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 2/MRN)

3:15 – 3:55 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 2/MRN)


Thursday, February 19

8 am – 7 pm – Camping World Truck garage open

10:30 am – 11:00 pm – Sprint Cup garage open

10:45 am – Sprint Cup, Xfinity & Camping World Truck mandatory spotter meeting

11 am – 5 pm – Xfinity garage open

12 – 1:25 pm – Sprint Cup final practice before Duel 150 qualifying races (Fox Sports 1/MRN)

12:30 pm – Camping World Truck rookie meeting and random drawing

1:30 – 2:25 pm – Camping World Truck practice (Fox Sports 1)

2 pm – Sprint Cup race inspection

3:30 – 4:55 pm – Camping World Truck final practice (Fox Sports 1)

5:15 pm – Sprint Cup driver/crew chief meeting

6:40 pm – Sprint Cup driver introductions

7 pm – Budweiser Duel 150 mile qualifying races (60 laps/150 miles each) (Fox Sports 1/MRN)


Friday, February 20

7 am – 5:30 pm Sprint Cup garage open

9 am – Camping World Truck garage open

9:30 am – Xfinity crew chief meeting

10:30 am – 7:30 pm – Xfinity garage open

11 am – 12:25 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1/MRN)

11:30 am – Xfinity rookie meeting/random drawing

12:30 – 1:55 pm – Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 1)

2 – 3:25 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1/MRN)

3:30 – 4:25 pm – Xfinity final practice (Fox Sports 1)

4:45 pm – Camping World Truck qualifying (Fox Sports 1)

6 pm Camping World Truck driver/crew chief meeting

7 pm Camping World Truck driver introductions

7:30 pm Camping World Truck race (100 laps, 250 miles) (Fox Sports 1/MRN)


Saturday, February 21

6 am Xfinity garage opens

7 am Xfinity inspection begins

9 am – 4 pm – Sprint Cup garage open

10:30 – 11:55 am – Sprint Cup final practice for Daytona 500 (Fox Sports 1/MRN)

12:15 pm – Xfinity qualifying (Fox Sports 1)

1:45 pm – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

3 pm – Xfinity driver introductions

3:30 pm – Xfinity race (120 laps, 300 miles) (Fox Sports 1/MRN)


Sunday, February 22

7 am –  Sprint Cup garage opens

7:30 am – Sprint Cup race inspection

11 am – Sprint Cup driver/crew chief meeting

12:15 pm – Sprint Cup driver introductions

1 pm – Sprint Cup Daytona 500 (200 laps, 500 miles) (Fox/MRN)

 

TV coverage: Fox, Fox Sports 1 or Fox Sports 2.

Radio coverage: Motor Racing Network (MRN)

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