Today’s Xfinity race at Texas: Start time, weather, radio and TV info


The NASCAR Xfinity Series is back on track after a two-week break with tonight’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Here’s the pertinent information for the series’ sixth race of the season:

(All times are Eastern)

START: Chuck Edwards, owner of 2033 Motorsports, will give the command to start engines at 8:37 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 8:46 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is 200 laps (300 miles) around the 1.5-mile track.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Xfinity Garage opens at 11 a.m. Qualifying begins at 4:45 p.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at 6:15 p.m. Driver introductions are at 8 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Jake Worthington will perform the anthem at 8:31 p.m.

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the race at 8:30 p.m. Performance Racing Network will have the race on radio and at, beginning at 8 p.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the PRN broadcast.

FORECAST: predicts a temperature of 72 degrees at race time with 0 percent chance of rain.

LAST TIME: Brad Keselowski led 62 laps on the way to winning at Texas last November with Kevin Harvick second and Austin Dillon third. Erik Jones won at Texas in April 2015 with Keselowski second.


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