NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Richmond

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The end is nigh for the Sprint Cup regular season.

The 16-driver field for the Chase for the Sprint Cup will finally be settled with Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway.

The Sprint Cup Series also will be joined by the Xfinity Series for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250.

Here is the full weekend schedule for NASCAR, complete with TV and radio times.

All times are Eastern.

Friday, Sept. 9

7 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

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

8 – 9: 55 a.m. – Xfinity final practice (NBCSN)

10 – 10:55 a.m. – Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

Noon – 1:25 p.m. – Final Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

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

4:15 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (NBCSN)

5:45 p.m. – Cup qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Xfinity race, 250 laps, 187.5 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, Sept. 10

Noon – Cup garage opens

5:30 p.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

7 p.m. – Driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Federated Auto Parts 400; 400 laps, 300 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)