NASCAR’s weekend schedule at Talladega

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It’s time for the first visit of the year to the longest track in NASCAR at Talladega Superspeedway. But the Sprint Cup Series and Xfinity Series will be in action.

The Sprint Cup will hold the GEICO 500 and Xfinity Series teams take part in the Sparks Energy 300.

Here is the weekend schedule for the two series, including TV and radio info.

All times are Eastern.

Friday, April 29

9 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open

9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Xfinity Series Garage open

11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Xfinity Series practice (Fox Sports 1)

1:30 – 2:25 p.m. – Final Xfinity Series practice (FS1)

2:30 – 3:25 p.m. – Sprint Cup practice (FS1, Motor Racing Network)

4:30 – 5:25 p.m. – Final Sprint Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

Saturday, April 30

7 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Sprint Cup and Xfinity garages open

10:30 a.m. – Xfinity Series qualifying; single car/two rounds (FS1)

12:15 p.m. – Xfinity Series driver-crew chief meeting

12:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup qualifying; single car/two rounds (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

2:30 p.m. – Xfinity Series driver introductions

3 p.m. – Sparks Energy 300, 113 laps, 300.58 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXm NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, May 1

8:30 a.m. – Sprint Cup garage opens

11 a.m. – Driver-Crew chief meeting

12:25 p.m. – Driver introductions

1 p.m. – GEICO 500, 188 laps, 500.08 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)