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NASCAR schedule for Cup, Xfinity races at Darlington Raceway

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It’s almost here.

After being gone 10 weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR is set to return Sunday with a Cup Series race at Darlington Raceway.

It will be the first of three races held on the historic track through May 20, with the Xfinity Series returning on May 19 and a second Cup Series race the following night.

Here is the complete schedule for the three days of racing with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

Saturday, May 16

3:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Driver/owner motorhome parking (screening in progress)

4 – 4:30 p.m.- Rookie meeting (teleconference)

5 p.m. – Driver/crew chief meeting (Electronic communication)

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Haulers enter (screening and equipment unloaded)

Sunday, May 17

7:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Garage access screening in progress

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Engine prime and final adjustments on pit road

3:20 p.m. – Drivers report to cars on starting grid

3:30 p.m. – Cup Series race; 293 laps/400.2 miles (Fox, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – Haulers exit

Monday, May 18

4 – 4:30 p.m. – Xfinity rookie meeting (teleconference)

5 p.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting (electronic communication)

Tuesday, May 19

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Xfinity haulers enter (screening in progress)

1 – 7:30 p.m. – Garage access screening in progress

1:30 – 6 p.m. – Inspection in progress

3 – 3:30 p.m. – Cup rookie meeting (teleconference)

5 p.m. – Cup driver-crew chief meeting (electronic communication)

6 – 7:30 p.m. – Xfinity engine tune and final adjustments on pit road

7:50 p.m. – Xfinity drivers report to cars on starting grid

8 p.m. – Xfinity Series race; 147 laps/200.1 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

10:30 p.m. – Xfinity haulers exit

Wednesday, May 20

8 a.m. – Noon – Cup haulers enters (screening and equipment unload)

11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Garage access screening in progress

12:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Inspection in progress

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Engine tune and final adjustments on pit road

7:20 p.m. – Cup drivers report to cars on starting grid

7:30 p.m. – Cup Series race; 228 laps/311.4 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

10:30 p.m. – Cup haulers exit

NASCAR’s Saturday schedule for Phoenix Raceway

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The NASCAR race weekend at Phoenix Raceway continues today.

Cup and Xfinity Series teams will each qualify for their races before the Xfinity race at 4 p.m. ET.

Here’s the day’s schedule with TV and radio info:

(All times are Eastern)

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cup garage open

11:30 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

1:05 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying (single vehicle/two laps all positions) (FS1)

2:20 p.m. – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

2:35 p.m. – Cup qualifying (single vehicle/two laps all positions) (FS1, MRN)

3:30 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

4 p.m. – LS Tractor 200 Xfinity race (Stages 45/90/200 laps = 200 miles) (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

NASCAR’s Friday schedule at Phoenix Raceway

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NASCAR gets its final West Coast swing race weekend underway today at Phoenix Raceway.

Cup and Xfinity Series teams each will have two practice sessions.

Here’s the day’s schedule with TV and radio info:

(All times are Eastern)

11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

12:30 – 9 p.m. – Cup garage open

2:35 – 3:25 p.m. – Xfinity first practice (FS1)

3:35 – 4:25 p.m. – Cup first practice (FS1, Motor Racing Network)

5:02 – 5:27 p.m. – Xfinity final practice (FS1)

5:35 – 6:25 p.m. – Cup final practice (FS1, MRN)

NASCAR’s Friday schedule for Kentucky Speedway

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Cup and Xfinity teams will be in action today at Kentucky Speedway with the Cup Series’ qualifying and the Xfinity Series race on the schedule.

The wunderground.com site forecasts clear skies with a temperature of 84 degrees at the start of the race.

Here’s the day’s full schedule with TV and radio info:

(All times are Eastern)

8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Cup garage open

11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Cup practice (NBCSN)

Noon – Xfinity garage opens

1:35 – 2:25 p.m. – Final Cup practice (NBCSN)

4:15 p.m. – Xfinity qualifying; single car/one lap (NBCSN)

5:45 p.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

6:05 p.m. – Cup qualifying/impound; single car/one lap (NBCSN, Performance Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Alsco 300; 200 laps/300 miles (NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Martinsville Speedway

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NASCAR returns to its roots this weekend for the first short track race of the season at Martinsville Speedway.

The Cup Series will be joined by the Gander Outdoors Truck Series at the half-mile track.

Here is the full weekend schedule with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

Friday, March 22

8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. – Truck practice (No TV)

3:05 – 3:55 p.m. – Final Truck practice (No TV)

Saturday, March 23

6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. – Cup garage open

7 a.m. – Truck garage opens

9:35 – 10:25 a.m. – Cup practice (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network)

10:40 a.m. – Truck qualifying; multi-truck/three rounds (FS1)

12:15 p.m. – Truck driver-crew chief meeting

12:30 – 1:20 p.m. – Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

1:30 p.m. – Truck driver introductions

2 p.m. – Truck Series Martinsville 250; 250 laps/131.5 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

5:10 p.m. – Cup qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, March 24

8 a.m. – Cup garage opens

Noon – Driver-crew chief meeting

1:20 p.m. – Driver introductions

2 p.m. – STP 500; 500 laps/263 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)