Can someone end Team Penske’s dominance at Talladega Superspeedway today? Or will it be more of the same?
Here’s all the info you need for today’s race:
(All times are Eastern)
START: Kim Pederson, CEO of 1000Bulbs.com, will give the command to start engines at 1:53 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 2:05 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 500 miles (188 Laps) around the 2.66-mile speedway.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 55. Stage 2 ends on Lap 110.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: The garage opens at 9:30 a.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at noon. Driver introductions are at 1:15 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: The 313th United States Army Band will perform the anthem at 1:47 p.m.
TV/RADIO: NBC will broadcast the race beginning at 1 p.m. Coverage begins with NASCAR America at noon on NBCSN. Countdown to Green airs at 1 p.m. on NBC. Motor Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 1 p.m. and also can be heard at mrn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will have MRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: wunderground.com calls for sunny skies with a high of 79 degrees and a zero percent chance of rain at the start of the race.
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for starting lineup