Weekend schedule for NASCAR at Bristol Motor Speedway

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NASCAR brings the thunder back to “Thunder Valley” this weekend as all three national series return to race under the lights at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The three-day schedule is topped off by the Cup Series’ 500-lap race around the half-mile track, which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday on NBCSN.

Here’s the full weekend schedule for Bristol, with TV and radio info:

(All times are Eastern)

Thursday, Aug. 16

7 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

7:30 a.m  – Truck Series garage opens

9:05 – 9:55 a.m. – Truck practice (Fox Sports 1)

10:05 – 10:55 a.m. – Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

11:05-11:55 a.m. – Final Truck practice (FS1)

1:35 – 2:25 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

4:10 p.m. – Truck Series qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (FS1)

6 p.m. – Truck Series driver-crew chief meeting

8 pm. – Truck Series driver introductions

8:30 p.m. – UNOH 200; 200 laps/106.6 miles (Fox, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Friday, Aug. 17

7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

9 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

10:35 – 11:55 a.m. – Cup practice (NBCSN)

12:40 – 1:50 p.m. – Final Cup practice (NBCSN)

3:40 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (NBCSN

5:15 p.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

5:40 p.m. – Cup qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (NBCSN, Performance Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Food City 300; 300 laps/159.9 miles (NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, Aug. 18

11 a.m. – Cup garage opens

5:30 p.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

6:50 p.m. – Driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Cup race; 500 laps/266.5 miles (NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)