Friday schedule at Texas Motor Speedway

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Today marks the first day for NASCAR Cup and Xfinity competitors to drive on Texas Motor Speedway’s repaved and reconfigured track. Both Cup and Xfinity teams will get extra track time. The day concludes with Cup qualifying for Sunday’s race.

Here is today’s schedule:

(All times are Eastern)

9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Cup garage open

noon – 9 p.m.  – Xfinity garage open

noon – 2:25 p.m. – Cup practice (Fox Sports 1)

2:30 – 3:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

5 – 5 :55 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (FS1)

6:15 p.m. – Cup qualifying; three rounds/multi-car (FS1, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)