NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Bristol Motor Speedway

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NASCAR’s short track season continues this weekend with the first visit of the year to Bristol Motor Speedway.

“Thunder Valley” hosts the Cup and Xfinity Series for the weekend, with the highlight being the Food City 500.

Here’s the full schedule for the weekend with TV and radio info.

(All Times are Eastern)

Friday, April 13

8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. — Cup garage open

10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. — Xfinity garage open

Noon – 12:55 p.m. — Cup practice (Fox Sports 1)

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. — Xfinity practice (FS1)

3:05 – 3:55 p.m. — Final Xfinity practice (FS1)

4:45 p.m. — Cup qualifying; three rounds/multi-car (FS1, Performance Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, April 14

7 a.m. — Xfinity garage opens

7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. — Cup garage open

8:30 a.m. – 9:25 p.m. — Cup practice (FS1)

9:35 a.m. — Xfinity qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (FS1)

10:40 a.m. — Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

11:05 – 11:55 a.m. — Final Cup practice (FS1)

12:30 p.m. — Xfinity driver introductions

1 p.m. — Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300; 300 laps/159.9 miles (FS1, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, April 15

7 a.m. — Cup garage opens

Noon — Driver-crew chief meeting

1:20 p.m. — Driver introductions

2 p.m. — Food City 500; 500 laps/266.5 miles (Fox, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)