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This week’s Daytona Speedweeks schedule

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The countdown to the 62nd Daytona 500 — and the rest of Speedweeks — continues.

Here’s the schedule leading up to the 500 on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET.

(All times are Eastern)

Thursday, Feb. 13

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

3 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Cup garage open

4:05 – 4:55 p.m. – Truck practice (FS2)

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

5:30 – 5:55 p.m. – Final Truck practice (FS1)

6:30 p.m. – Cup driver introductions

7 p.m. – Blue Greens Vacation Duel No. 1; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio)

8:45 p.m. approx. – Blue Greens Vacation Duel No. 2; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio)

Friday, Feb. 14

9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

9:30 a.m. – Truck garage opens

11 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

2:05 – 2:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

3:10 p.m. – Truck qualifying impound; single vehicle/single lap (FS1)

4:32 – 4:57 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (FS1)

5:05 – 5:55 p.m. – Daytona 500 practice (FS1, MRN)

6:05 p.m. – Truck driver/crew chief meeting

7 p.m. – Truck driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – NextEra Energy 250; 100 laps/250 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, Feb. 15

9:30 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

11 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying impound; single car/one lap (FS1)

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cup garage open

12:20 p.m. – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting.

12:30 – 1:20 p.m. – Final Daytona 500 practice (FS1, MRN)

2 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – NASCAR Racing Experience 300; 120 laps/300 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, Feb. 16

9 a.m. – Cup garage opens

12:30 p.m. – Driver/crew chief meeting

2:15 p.m. – Driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – Daytona 500; 200 laps/500 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Speedweeks schedule at Daytona International Speedway

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It’s here.

The 2020 NASCAR season begins this weekend at Daytona International Speedway with the start of Speedweeks.

The action begins Friday and culminates Feb. 16 with the Daytona 500.

Here’s a look at the complete schedule for Speedweeks with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

Friday, Feb. 7

8 a.m.- 5 p.m. – ARCA garage open

1 – 5 p.m. – Cup garage open

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. – ARCA practice

3 – 4 p.m. – Final ARCA practice

Saturday, Feb. 8

7:30 a.m. – ARCA garage opens

8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Final Busch Clash practice (FS1, Motor Racing Network)

12:30 p.m. – ARCA qualifying; multi-car

1:35 – 2:25 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying practice; all cars (FS1, MRN)

2:45 p.m. – ARCA driver-crew chief meeting

3 – 3:50 p.m. – Final Daytona 500 qualifying practice; all cars (FS1, MRN)

4:15 p.m. – ARCA driver introductions

4:45 p.m. – ARCA Lucas Oil 200; 80 laps/200 miles (FS1, MRN)

6:30 p.m. – Random drawing for Busch Clash starting position and pit selection

Sunday, Feb. 9

8 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

10:30 a.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

12:30 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying impound; single car/one lap (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

2:30 p.m. – Driver introductions

3 p.m. – Busch Clash; 75 laps/187.5 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Monday, Feb. 10

No track activity

Tuesday, Feb. 11

No track activity

Wednesday, Feb. 12

No track activity

Thursday, Feb. 13

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

3 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Cup garage open

4:05 – 4:55 p.m. – Truck practice (FS2)

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

5:30 – 5:55 p.m. – Final Truck practice (FS1)

6:30 p.m. – Cup driver introductions

7 p.m. – Blue Greens Vacation Duel No. 1; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio)

8:45 p.m. approx. – Blue Greens Vacation Duel No. 2; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR Radio)

Friday, Feb. 14

9:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

9:30 a.m. – Truck garage opens

11 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

2:05 – 2:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

3:10 p.m. – Truck qualifying impound; single vehicle/single lap (FS1)

4:32 – 4:57 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (FS1)

5:05 – 5:55 p.m. – Daytona 500 practice (FS1, MRN)

6:05 p.m. – Truck driver/crew chief meeting

7 p.m. – Truck driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – NextEra Energy 250; 100 laps/250 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, Feb. 15

9:30 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

11 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying impound; single car/one lap (FS1)

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Cup garage open

12:20 p.m. – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting.

12:30 – 1:20 p.m. – Final Daytona 500 practice (FS1, MRN)

2 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – NASCAR Racing Experience 300; 120 laps/300 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, Feb. 16

9 a.m. – Cup garage opens

12:30 p.m. – Driver/crew chief meeting

2:15 p.m. – Driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – Daytona 500; 200 laps/500 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday schedule at Daytona International Speedway

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Speedweeks begins today at Daytona International Speedway to begin the 2019 NASCAR season.

There are three Cup Series practice sessions scheduled for today, with the first involving teams in the Advance Auto Parts Clash.

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

(All times are Eastern)

8 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

10:35 – 11:55 a.m. – Final Cup practice for Advance Auto Parts Clash (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network)

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying practice (FS1, MRN)

3:05 – 3:55 p.m. – Final Daytona 500 qualifying practice (FS1, MRN)

6:30 p.m. – Random drawing for Clash starting position/pit position

Full Speedweeks schedule for Daytona International Speedway

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NASCAR officially returns this weekend with the start of Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway.

The buildup to the Feb. 17 Daytona 500 begins Saturday with three Cup Series practice sessions. The first is for teams who will take part in Sunday’s Advance Auto Parts Clash.

The Clash is preceded by Daytona 500 qualifying.

The schedule includes a two-hour period on Feb. 14 for fans to have access to the Cup garage.

Below is the full Speedweeks schedule with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

Thursday, Feb. 7

9 – 10 p.m. – Cup haulers enter garage

Friday, Feb. 8

Noon – 7 p.m.  – Cup garage open

Saturday, Feb. 9

8 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

10:35 – 11:55 a.m. – Final Cup practice for Advance Auto Parts Clash (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network)

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying practice (FS1, MRN)

3:05 – 3:55 p.m. – Final Daytona 500 qualifying practice (FS1, MRN)

6:30 p.m. – Random drawing for Clash starting position/pit position

Sunday, Feb. 10

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

10 a.m. – Cup driver-crew chief meeting

12:10 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying; impound/single car/two rounds (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

2:30 p.m. – Clash Driver introductions

3 p.m. – Advance Auto Parts Clash; 75 laps/187.5 miles (Fox Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Monday, Feb. 11

No track activity

Tuesday, Feb. 12

No track activity

Wednesday, Feb. 13

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Daytona 500 media day

Noon – 5 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

Thursday, Feb. 14

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

2:35 – 3:25 p.m. – Truck Series practice (Fox Sports 2)

3:30 – 11 p.m. – Cup garage open

4 – 6 p.m. – Cup garage open to fans

4:35 – 5:25 p.m. – Final Truck practice (FS2)

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

6:20 p.m. – Cup driver introductions

7 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying race No. 1; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

8:45 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying race No. 2; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Friday, Feb. 15

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Cup garage open

9:30 a.m. – Truck garage opens

10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (FS1)

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

2:05 – 2:55 – Final Xfinity practice (FS1)

3:05 – 3:55 – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

4:40 p.m. – Truck Series qualifying; Single truck/two rounds (FS1)

6:15 p.m. – Truck driver-crew chief meeting

7 p.m. – Truck driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Truck Series NextEra Energy 250; 100 laps/250 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, Feb. 16

8 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

9:40 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying; single car/two rounds (FS1)

10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Cup garage open

11:30 a.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Final Cup practice (FS1)

2 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – Xfinity NASCAR Racing Experience 300; 120 laps/300 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, Feb. 17

8 a.m. – Cup garage opens

12:30 p.m. – Driver-crew chief meeting

1:45 p.m. – Driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – 61st Daytona 500; 200 laps/500 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Social Roundup: NASCAR drivers enjoy day off at beach, Disney World

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After a weekend of practice for the Daytona 500 and the Advance Auto Parts Clash, Cup Series drivers got two days off in their Speedweeks experience before the final push to Sunday’s “Great American Race.”

A number of drivers got out in the Florida sunshine to enjoy their off days.

That includes Danica Patrick, who went for a walk on Daytona Beach — on her hands.

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Racing down Daytona beach. 😜

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Elsewhere, a good chunk of the Cup field made the trek to Walt Disney World in Orlando, which is about an hour southwest of Daytona Beach. Kevin Harvick‘s son, Keelan, even got to experience his first ride on an adult roller coaster.

Here’s a look at all the NASCAR drivers who invaded Disney World.

Kurt Busch and wife Ashley. (Photo courtesy of Joann Mignano)

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Disney with the fam 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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This girl is having a ball at Disney World. 👌

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Rookie William Byron may have been the only driver who didn’t stay on the ground. The Hendrick Motorsports’ driver went for a ride with the Thunderbirds. Good news, he didn’t throw up.