NASCAR at Chicagoland: Nationwide Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Weather, TV Info


JOLIET, IL — The NASCAR Nationwide series heads to Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the STP 300, while both the Sprint Cup series and Camping World Truck series are off. The ARCA series joins the NNS cars this weekend at the track.

The Truck series races Wednesday at Eldora Speedway.

Below you will find the race weekend schedule at Chicagoland, including practice times, qualifying start time, race start time, tv info, and weather info.

All times listed are local to track, CST (EST)

You can follow along on NASCAR’s live leaderboard for practice and qualifying. No TV. If you are away, MRN radio will be covering the race and qualifying, you can listen live at their site or on your mobile device.

Saturday, July 20th
11:30-2:00 (12:30 -3:00) pm Nationwide practice
2:30-4:00 (3:30 -5:00) pm Nationwide final practice
4:00pm -6:00 (5:00-7:00) pm ARCA series final practice

Sunday, July 21st
10:05 AM (11:05 am) Nationwide qualifying
12:00 (1:00 pm) ARCA series qualifying
2:00 PM (3:00 pm) Nationwide STP 300 race (200 LAPS, 300 MILES) on ESPN
5:00 pm (6:00 pm) ARCA Ansell ActivArmr 150 (100 laps, 150 miles) on SPEED


Saturday: Hot, humid in the upper 80’s. Chance of rain 10%.
Sunday: Mostly cloudy with temperatures in the low 80’s. Chance of rain 10%.


Nationwide: Elliott Sadler
: Kevin Swindell