NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Richmond International Raceway

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For the first time since 1997 the Sprint Cup Series will have a scheduled day race at Richmond International Raceway with the Toyota Owners 400.

The Xfinity Series goes through the second stage of the Dash 4 Cash program with the ToyotaCare 250.

Here’s NASCAR’s full weekend schedule for Richmond, complete with TV and radio information.

All times are Eastern.

Friday, April 22

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

9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

11 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Sprint Cup practice (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network)

12:30 – 1:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

3 – 3:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

4:15 p.m. – Sprint Cup qualifying; three rounds/multi-car (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, April 23

6:30 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open

8:30 – 9:25 a.m. – Sprint Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

9:35 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying; three rounds/multi-car (FS1)

10:45 a.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

11 – 11:50 a.m. – Sprint Cup final practice (FS1, MRN)

Noon – Xfinity driver introductions

12:30 p.m. – Xfinity Heat No. 1; 35 laps, 26.25 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

1:10 p.m. approx. – Xfinity Heat No. 2; 35 laps, 26.25 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

1:45 p.m. – ToyotaCare 250; 140 laps, 105 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, April 24

7 a.m. – Sprint Cup garage opens

11 a.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

12:30 p.m. – Driver introductions

1 p.m. – Toyota Owners 400; 400 laps, 300 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXm NASCAR Radio)