Friday’s Richmond Xfinity race: Start time TV channel


The Xfinity Series regular season holds its final doubleheader of the season this weekend at Richmond Raceway.

The series races Friday night with the first of two 250-lap events. Teams race again Saturday afternoon. The regular season ends next weekend at Bristol.

Here is all the info for Friday’s Richmond Xfinity race:

(All times are Eastern)

START: Jim Decker, President of the Bowling Proprietor’s Association of America will give the command to start engines at  6:52 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 7 p.m.

PRERACE: Garage access health screening begins at 12:30 p.m. Drivers report to their cars at 6:40 p.m. The invocation will be given at 6:44 p.m. by Mike Woods, Henrico Fire Department Chaplain. The national anthem will be performed 6:45 p.m. by Stacie Brown, Henrico County Police Comms. Officer.

DISTANCE: The race is 250 laps (187.5 miles) around the .750-mile track.

STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 75. Stage 2 ends on Lap 150.

TV/RADIO: Coverage begins on NBCSN with Countdown to Green at 6:30 p.m. Race broadcast begins at 7 p.m. Motor Racing Network’s radio coverage will begin at 6:30 p.m.. and also can be heard at SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the broadcast.

STREAMING: Watch the race on the NBC Sports App. Click here for the link.

FORECAST: The forecast calls for scattered thunderstorms, a high of 82 degrees and a 37% chance of rain at the start of the race.

LAST RACE: Brandon Jones won at Darlington after Ross Chastain and Denny Hamlin made contact while racing for the lead with two laps to go.

LAST RACE AT RICHMOND: Christopher Bell beat Austin Cindric and Cole Custer in last year’s playoff race.

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for Xfinity starting lineup