NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Daytona

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The second half of the NASCAR season begins this weekend with the Coke Zero 400 and Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway.

This weekend also represents the beginning of NBC’s portion of the schedule. Friday’s Firecracker 250 will be shown on NBCSN and Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 will be broadcast on NBC.

Here’s the full weekend schedule for the Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series, complete with TV and radio info.

All times are Eastern.

Thursday, June 30

9 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

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

2 – 2:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (NBCSN)

3 – 3:55 p.m. – Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network)

4 – 4: 55 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (NBCSN)

5 – 5:55 p.m. – Final Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

Friday, July 1

10:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Cup garage open

noon – Xfinity garage opens

2:10 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying; single car/two rounds (NBCSN)

3:45 p.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

4:10 p.m. – Sprint Cup qualifying; single car/two rounds (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Firecracker 250 Xfinity race; 100 laps, 250 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, July 2

3 p.m. –  Cup garage opens

5:45 p.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

7:15 p.m. – Driver introductions

7:45 p.m. – Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup race; 160 laps/400 miles (NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)