NASCAR weekend schedule at Pocono, Texas: Thursday’s practice through Sunday’s Sprint Cup race

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As NASCAR heads into the 14th race of the 2015 Sprint Cup season this weekend at Pocono, it begins the second half of the 26-race “regular season.”

The focus will build on to which drivers will make the 16-team Chase for the Sprint Cup in September.

While the Sprint Cup cars are at Pocono, the Camping World Truck Series is at Texas Motor Speedway (part of the IndyCar weekend). The Xfinity Series is off.

Here’s the weekend schedules for Pocono and Texas (all times listed are Eastern):

POCONO RACEWAY SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, June 5
7 am – 6:30 pm – Sprint Cup garage open
12 pm – 1:25 pm – Cup practice (Fox Sports 1/Motor Racing Network)
1:30 pm – Cup qualifying inspection begins
4:45 pm – Cup qualifying(Fox Sports 1/MRN)

SATURDAY, JUNE 6
7:30 am – 3 pm – Cup garage open
9 am – 9:55 pm – Cup practice (Fox Sports 1, MRN)
11:30 am – 12:25 pm – Cup final practice (Fox Sports 1, MRN)

SUNDAY, JUNE 7
7 am – Cup garage open
11 am – Cup Driver/crew chief meeting
12:30 pm – Driver introductions
1 pm – Sprint Cup race – Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 (160 laps, 400 miles) (Fox Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

 

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, JUNE 4
2:30 pm – 10 pm – Camping World Truck Series garage opens
5:30 pm – 6:25 pm – Truck practice (No TV or radio)
7:30 pm – 8:55 pm – Truck final practice (No TV or radio)

FRIDAY, June 5
1 pm – Truck garage open
6:15 pm – Truck qualifying (Fox Sports 1)
7:30 pm – Truck driver/crew chief meeting
8:30 pm – Truck on grid on front stretch (single-file)
8:40 pm – Driver introductions
9 pm – Winstar World Casino 400 Camping World Truck Series race (167 laps, 250.5 miles) (Fox Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

 

 

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