Phoenix schedule: From Friday’s practices through Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race

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The middle leg of NASCAR’s three-race Western swing takes the series to the Valley of the Sun and Phoenix International Raceway this weekend.

Here’s a complete list of all of the upcoming activities, as well as TV (Fox, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2) and radio (Motor Racing Network) times, where applicable.

* All times listed are Eastern time (Phoenix is on Pacific time, three hours behind)

FRIDAY, MARCH 13
9 am – Mexico Series garage open
10 am – 10 pm – Sprint Cup garage open
10:30 am – 12:30 pm – Mexico Series final practice
1:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Xfinity Series garage open
2 pm – Mexico Series qualifying
3 – 4:15 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1/MRN)
4:20 pm – Sprint Cup qualifying inspection begins
4:30 – 5:25 pm – Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 1)
5:45 pm – Mexico Series drivers/crew chiefs meeting
6 – 7:25 pm – Xfinity final practice (Fox Sports 2)
7:50 pm – Sprint Cup qualifying (Fox Sports 2/MRN)
10 pm – Toyota 120 Mexico Series race (120 laps/120 miles)


SATURDAY, MARCH 14
9 am – Xfinity garage opens
10 am – 6:30 pm – Sprint Cup garage open
11:30 am – 12:25 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1/MRN)
12:45 pm – Xfinity qualifying (Fox Sports 1)
2:15 pm – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting
2:30 – 3:20 pm – Sprint Cup final practice (Fox Sports 1/MRN)
3:30 pm ET – Xfinity driver introductions
4 pm ET – Axalta Faster Tougher Brighter 200 Xfinity race (200 laps, 200 miles) (Fox/MRN)


SUNDAY, MARCH 15
9:30 am – Sprint Cup garage opens
1:30 pm – Sprint Cup driver/crew chief meeting
3 pm – Driver introductions
3:30 pm – CampingWorld.com 500 Sprint Cup race (312 laps, 312 miles) (Fox/MRN)

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