Today’s Xfinity race at Kentucky: Start time, weather, TV/radio info

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After rain postponed Friday’s race, the Xfinity Series will be in action today. William Byron goes for his third consecutive NASCAR Xfinity Series win and he does so at a track he won at last year – in the Camping World Truck Series.

Here are the particulars for today’s Xfinity race:

(All times are Eastern)

START: Anthony Smiley, regional sales manager, Boyd Brothers Transportation, will give the command to start engines at 12:02 p.m. Green flag is set for 12:10 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 200 laps (300 miles) around the 1.5-mile speedway.


STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 45. Stage 2 ends on Lap 90.

PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Xfinity garage opens at 10:30 a.m. Driver introductions are at 11:30 a.m.

TV/RADIO: NBCSN will broadcast the race. Coverage begins at noon. Performance Racing Network’s broadcast on radio and at begins at 11:30 a.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the PRN broadcast.

FORECAST: The site predicts 76 degrees at race time with a 2 percent chance of rain at the start of the race.

LAST YEAR: Kyle Busch led 185 of 201 laps to win. Austin Dillon placed second. Daniel Suarez was third.

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for the starting lineup.