NASCAR weekend schedule: Thursday’s practice through Sunday’s FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks

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We start the middle third of the 36-race NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule with all three national series racing this weekend at Dover International Speedway.

Action gets underway Thursday with Camping World Truck Series practice.

Things get busier on Friday with two Xfinity Series practices, Sprint Cup practice and qualifying, and capped off by the Camping World Truck Series race.

Saturday features two Sprint Cup practices, Xfinity qualifying and concludes with the Xfinity race in the afternoon.

And then there’s the main event on Sunday with the Sprint Cup Series race.

Here’s how the weekend shapes up:

THURSDAY, MAY 28

11 am – 7 pm – Trucks garage open

2 pm – 4:25 pm – Final Truck practice (No TV or radio)


FRIDAY, MAY 29

6 am – 6:30 pm – Sprint Cup garage open

7 am – 6:30 pm – Xfinity garage open

8 am – Trucks garage open

10 am – 10:55 am – Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 1)

11 am – 12:25 pm – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network)

12:30 pm – Sprint Cup qualifying inspection begins

12:45 pm – Truck qualifying (Fox Sports 1)

2 – 3:25 pm – Final Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 1)

3:30 pm – Trucks driver/crew chief meeting

3:45 pm – Sprint Cup qualifying (Fox Sports 1, MRN)

5 pm – Truck drivers introduction

5:30 pm – Truck race – Lucas Oil 200 (200 laps, 200 miles) (Fox Sports 1, MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)


SATURDAY, MAY 30

7 am – Xfinity garage open

8:30 am – 5 pm – Sprint Cup garage open

10 – 10:50 am – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1, MRN)

11:15 am – Xfinity qualifying (Fox Sports 1)

12:45 pm – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

1 – 1:50 pm – Final Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1, MRN)

2 pm – Xfinity driver introductions

2:30 pm – Xfinity Series raceBuckle Up 200 (200 laps, 300 miles) (Fox, MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)


SUNDAY, MAY 31

7 am – Sprint Cup garage open

11 am – Driver/crew chief meeting

12:30 pm – Driver introductions

1 pm – Sprint Cup race – FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks (400 laps, 400 miles) (Fox Sports 1, MRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

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