Weekend schedule for NASCAR at Watkins Glen International

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NASCAR heads north again this weekend with the Cup and Xfinity Series returning to Watkins Glen International.

Cup teams take part in the 32nd annual I Love New York 355 at the Glen and Xfinity teams gear up for the Zippo 200.

At a scheduled distance of 220.5 miles, Watkins Glen is the second shortest race distance in Cup (Sonoma is 218.9 miles).

Here’s the full weekend schedule for Cup and Xfinity teams.

(All times are Eastern)

Friday, Aug. 4

9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

Noon – 12:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

2:30 – 3:25 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

Saturday, Aug. 5

7 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Cup garage open

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

11:05 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying; multi-car/two rounds (NBCSN)

12:30 – 1:20 p.m. – Final Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)

1:30 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

2 p.m. – Zippo 200; 82 laps, 200.9 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, Aug. 6

8 a.m.  – Cup garage opens

12:05 p.m. – qualifying; multi-car/two rounds (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

1:30 p.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

2:20 p.m. – Driver introductions

3:35 p.m. – I Love New York 355; 90 laps/220.5 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)