Today’s NASCAR Xfinity race at New Hampshire: Start time, TV information and more

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LOUDON, N.H.  — The NASCAR Xfinity Series will play host Saturday to the Lakes Region 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Here are the particulars (all times are ET):

START: The command for drivers to start their engines will be at 4:07 p.m. ET. The green flag is scheduled for 4:16 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 200 laps (211.6 miles) around the 1.058-mile oval.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Xfinity garage opens at 7 a.m., and qualifying will be held at 11:15 a.m. The  drivers meeting is at 1:30 p.m. Driver introductions is at 3:30 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: It will be performed by Nicole Vasseur at 4:01 p.m.

TV/RADIO:  NBCSN will broadcast the race (and streaming available at http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra), starting with a prerace show at 3:30 p.m. Performance Racing Network will broadcast the race on radio and at GoPRN.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry PRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: The wunderground.com site predicts 79 degrees at race time with a 37% chance of rain.

LAST TIME: Brad Keselowski led a race-high 152 of 200 laps in the first of dominant victories at NHMS on consecutive days.

STARTING LINEUP: Qualifying will be held at 11:15 a.m. ET