Saturday’s Xfinity, Sprint Cup schedule at Homestead-Miami Speedway


The second major championship of Ford Championship Weekend takes place today with the Ford EcoBoost 300 Xfinity Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The race starts at 2:45 pm ET, with four drivers battling for the Xfinity Series championship: Points leader Chris Buescher, defending series champ Chase Elliott, Ty Dillon and Regan Smith.

Also on the day’s agenda will be the final two Sprint Cup practices of the weekend, as well as qualifying for the Xfinity Series race.

Here’s how Saturday’s schedule looks (all times listed are Eastern):


7 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open

10 – 10:55 a.m. – Sprint Cup practice (CNBC, Motor Racing Network)

11:15 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying (CNBC)

12:45 p.m. – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

1 – 1:50 p.m. – Sprint Cup final practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network)

2:15 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

2:45 p.m. – Xfinity race – Ford EcoBoost 300 (200 laps, 300 miles) (NBC, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)