The Xfinity Series races on a short track for the first time this season with today’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The 300-lap race is also the first round of the Dash 4 Cash program, which means this is the first event of the year to not feature a Cup driver.
Here’s all the info for today’s race.
(All times are Eastern)
START: U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn will give the command to start engines at 1:07 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 1:13 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 300 laps (159.9 miles) around the .533-mile track.
COMPETITION CAUTION: Lap 40 (NASCAR is seeing additional wear on tires. NASCAR also allowing teams to purchase extra set of tires for the race).
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 85. Stage 2 ends on Lap 170.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: Garage opens at 7 a.m. Qualifying is at 9:35 a.m. Driver/crew chief meeting is at 10:40 a.m. Driver introductions are at 12:30 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Julia Cole, CMT’s Next Artist Discovery and current American Idol Contestant, will perform the anthem at 1:01 p.m.
TV/RADIO: Fox Sports 1 will broadcast the race beginning at 12:30 p.m. Race coverage begins at 1 p.m. Performance Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 12:30 p.m. and also can be heard at goprn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will have PRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: wunderground.com calls for a high of 77 degrees and a zero percent chance of rain at the start of the race.
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for starting lineup