After a weekend off, Cup teams are back in action at Texas Motor Speedway. This begins a stretch of 10 consecutive weekends of racing in the series.
Here is the info for today’s race.
(All times are Eastern)
START: Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn and host of America Country Countdown, will give the command to start engines at 2:01 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 2:10 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 334 laps (501 miles) around the 1.5-mile track.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 85. Stage 2 ends on Lap 170.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: Garage opens at 8:30 a.m. Driver/crew chief meeting is at noon. Driver introductions are at 1:20 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Lewis Warren Jr., award-winning pianist and student at the New England Conservatory of Music, will perform the anthem at 1:55 p.m.
TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the race beginning at 2 p.m. Race coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. Performance Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 1 p.m. and also can be heard at goprn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will have PRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: wunderground.com calls for sunny skies, a high of 61 degrees and no chance of rain at the start of the race.
CARS TO THE REAR: Kyle Larson (failing inspection before the race three times; car chief ejected), William Bryon (engine change), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (backup) and Matt DiBenedetto (transmission change).
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for starting lineup