NASCAR heads to Richmond International Raceway this weekend. The Nationwide Virginia 529 College Savings 250 will run on Friday, September 6 while the Sprint Cup series Federated Auto Parts 400 will run Saturday evening, September 7.
The Camping World Truck series is at Iowa Speedway this weekend, for the Fan Appreciation 200, which will run on Sunday, September 9 in the afternoon.
For the Sprint Cup series, Sunday’s race at Richmond will determine if the team will be in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase.The Nationwide series will continue their last nine races to determine their series champion.
Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Clint Bowyer, Matt Kenseth, Kevin Harvick and Carl Edwards are locked into the Chase. The six remaining spots are up for grabs at Richmond.
Below you will find the race weekend schedule for Richmond and Iowa, including the race start time, practice and qualifying times, tv and listening info, and weather at the tracks if you are headed out to see the races this weekend.
All three series will be broadcast on Motor Racing Network, which you can listen to live from your computer or even your mobile device, by clicking here. (Will open in a new window and take you to the streaming player.) You can also follow along at NASCAR.com with their live leader board.
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All times are local to track (est, for trucks cst, will note)
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Friday, September 6
9:00 am-11:30 am- Nationwide Final Practice TV: FoxSports 1
12:10 – 2:00 pm- NASCAR Sprint Cup series Practice TV: ESPN2
2:45 – 3:30 pm – NASCAR Sprint Cup series Final Practice TV: ESPN2
4:05 pm- Nationwide Qualifying (TWO LAPS, ALL POSITIONS) TV: ESPN2 QUALIFYING RESULTS
5:35 pm – NASCAR Sprint Cup series Qualifying (TWO LAPS, ALL POSITIONS) TV: ESPN2 QUALIFYING RESULTS
7:30 pm – Nationwide Series Race Virginia 529 College Savings 250 (250 LAPS, 187.5 MILES Green Flag: 7:44 pm TV: ESPN WINNER: Brad Keselowski, full results
Saturday, September 7
11:00 am – 1:20 pm (12:00 -2:20 est) – Camping World Truck Final Practice
7:30 pm NASCAR Sprint Cup series Federated Auto Parts 400 Race (400 LAPS, 300 MILES) Green Flag: 7:44pm TV: ABC WINNER: CARL EDWARDS
Sunday, September 8
11:30 am (12:30 pm est) – Camping World Truck series Qualifying (TWO LAPS, ALL POSITIONS) TV: FoxSports 1 STARTING LINEUP
1:00 pm (2:00 pm est) – Camping World Truck series race Fan Appreciation 200 (200 LAPS, 175 MILES) Green Flag: 1:14pm (2:14 pm est) – TV: FoxSports 1
Richmond: This weekend is set to be beautiful in Richmond, VA at Richmond International Raceway. Mid-day temperatures will be in the high 70’s, low 80’s with no rain in the forecast. For Friday night’s Nationwide series race, expect the temperatures to be in the 70’s, dropping into the mid 60’s during race time. On Saturday for the Sprint Cup race, temperatures will be in the high 60’s/low 70’s during race time.
Iowa: For the Truck race on Sunday, temperatures will be in the high 80’s and partly cloudy. There is a 20% chance of rain that we will watch and update as necessary if it increases.
Sprint September 2012 : Clint Bowyer he started 4th. April 2013: Kevin Harvick won, starting from 17th.
Nationwide September 2012: Kevin Harvick. April 2013: Brad Keselowski