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

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The NASCAR Xfinity Series is in the spotlight today at Darlington Raceway.

This will be the 57th Xfinity race held at the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped track.

Elliott Sadler won last year’s race and comes into today’s race atop the Xfinity point standings.

Here is all the info you need for today’s race.

(All times are Eastern)

START: Keith Harman, VFW Commander-In-Chief will give the command to start engines at 3:37 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 147 laps (200.8 miles) around the 1.366-mile, egg-shaped oval track.

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

PRERACE SCHEDULE: Qualifying is scheduled for 12:05 p.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at 1:20 p.m. Driver introductions are at 3:05 p.m.

NATIONAL ANTHEM: Master Sgt. Steven David, South Carolina Air National Guard, will perform the Anthem at 3:31 p.m.

TV/RADIO: NBCSN’s race broadcast begins at 3:30 p.m. NBCSN’s coverage begins at 3 p.m. with Countdown to Green. Motor Racing Network’s broadcast begins at 3 p.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the MRN broadcast.

FORECAST: The wunderground.com site predicts a temperature of 85 degrees and a 15 percent chance of rain at race time.

LAST TIME: Elliott Sadler led just over half (75) of the race’s 147 laps in scoring the win. Denny Hamlin led 47 laps and finished second, followed by Daniel Suarez, Kyle Larson and Brennan Poole.

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for starting lineup