Schedule for All-Star weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Getty Images
0 Comments

NASCAR returns home this weekend for the start of a two-week stretch of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Cup Series takes part in its annual All-Star Race and the Camping World Truck Series holds the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 on Friday night.

The Cup cars will have a different package this weekend that includes restrictor plates.

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

(All times are Eastern)

Friday, May 18

7 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. — Cup garage open

7:30 a.m. — Truck garage opens

9:05 – 9:55 a.m. — Truck practice (No TV)

10:35 – 11:25 a.m. — Final Truck practice (Fox Sports 1)

11:30 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. — Monster Open practice (FS1)

12:15 – 12:55 p.m. — All-Star Race practice (FS1, Motor Racing Network)

1 – 1:40 p.m. — Final Monster Open practice (FS1)

1:45 – 2:25 p.m. — Final All-Star Race practice (FS1, MRN)

2:30 – 2:40 p.m. — Pit road speed practice; Group 1 (FS1)

2:45 – 2:55 p.m. — Pit road speed practice Group 2 (FS1)

4:40 p.m. — Truck qualifying; single truck/two rounds (FS1)

5:45 p.m. — Truck driver-crew chief meeting

6 p.m. – Cup Monster Open qualifying; single-car/two rounds – impound (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

6:35 p.m. — Cup All-Star qualifying; three laps with pit stop – impound (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

8 p.m. — Truck Series driver introductions

8:30 p.m. — North Carolina Education Lottery 200; 134 laps/201 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, May 19

2 p.m. — Cup garage opens

4 p.m. — Driver-crew chief meeting

5:30 p.m. — Monster Open driver introductions

6 p.m. — Monster Energy Open; 50 laps/three segments; 20 laps-20 laps-10 laps (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7:30 p.m. — All-Star Race driver introductions

8 p.m. — All-Star Race; 80 laps/four segments; 30 laps-20 laps-20 laps-10 laps (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)