Weekend NASCAR Cup, Xfinity schedule at Phoenix Raceway

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NASCAR Goes West moves into the second of three consecutive race weekends in or near the west coast.

This week, it’s Phoenix Raceway. The 1-mile oval hosts both the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series. The Camping World Truck Series is off until April 1 (Martinsville).

Kevin Harvick is the defending winner of the NASCAR Cup race. Harvick is the winningest active driver at Phoenix with eight Cup victories there, including six of the last nine.

Kyle Busch has won the last three Xfinity races at Phoenix. He is a 10-time Xfinity winner there, most among active drivers.

Here’s a list of all of the weekend’s activities, as well as TV (Fox and Fox Sports 1) and radio (Motor Racing Network) times, where applicable.

(All times listed are Eastern time)

Friday, March 17

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

11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Cup garage open

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

2 – 3:25 pm – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

4 – 4:55 pm – Xfinity practice (FS1)

6 – 6:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

7:45 pm – Cup qualifying (multi-vehicle/three rounds) (FS1, MRN)

Saturday, March 18

9:30 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Cup garage open

12  – 12:55 p.m. – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

1:05 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying (multi-vehicle/three rounds) (FS1)

2:15 p.m. – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

2:30 – 3:20 pm – Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

3:30 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

4 p.m. – DC Solar 200 (200 laps, 200 miles) (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, March 19

10 a.m. – NASCAR Cup garage opens

1:30 p.m. – NASCAR Cup driver/crew chief meeting

2:50 p.m. – NASCAR Cup driver introductions

3:30 pm – Camping World 500 NASCAR Cup race (312 laps, 312 miles) (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

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