Friday’s on-track schedules at both Michigan and Texas

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It will be a very busy day Friday at Michigan International Speedway and 1,200 miles away at Texas Motor Speedway.

The Sprint Cup Series and Xfinity Series will be at Michigan with one Cup practice and qualifying session, along with two Xfinity practices.

Meanwhile, deep in the heart of the Lone Star State, the Camping World Truck Series returns to action after a few weeks off with qualifying and the Rattlesnake 400 race later in the evening as part of the Verizon IndyCar Series weekend at the 1.5-mile high-speed oval.

Here’s how Friday’s schedule at both tracks shapes up

All times are Eastern:

Michigan International Speedway

8 a.m.  – 6 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open

9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

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

12:30 – 1:25 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

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

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


Texas Motor Speedway

1 p.m. – Truck garage opens

6 p.m. – Truck qualifying; two rounds/single truck (FS1 will air at 7:30 p.m.)

7:30 p.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

8:40 p.m. – Driver introductions

9 p.m. – Rattlesnake 400; 167 laps, 250.5 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)