NASCAR at Martinsville 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV and Weather Info

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NASCAR heads to Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA this weekend for the sixth races of the 2014 season.

Both the Truck series and Sprint Cup series will race at the 0.526 mile short track.  The Nationwide Series is off this week. The Truck Series will run the Kroger 200 on Saturday while the Sprint Cup cars will run the STP 500 on Sunday afternoon.

Below you will find the Martinsville Speedway race weekend schedule, including the race start time, practice and qualifying times, TV info, and weather at the track if you are headed out to see the races this weekend.

Weekend Schedule:

All times listed are ET

Friday, March 28
— 9-11:45 a.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice
— 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 3-4:25 p.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 4:40 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying Kyle Busch wins pole, full qualifying results

Saturday, March 29
— 10-10:55 a.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1

– 11:10 a.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Series Keystone Light Pole qualifying TV: FOX Sports 1 
–1-1:50 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 2

– 2:30 p.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 250 (250 laps, 131.5 miles) UPDATE: Rain forces double header on Sunday

Sunday, March 29
— 1 p.m. ET: Sprint Cup Series STP 500 (500 laps, 263 miles) WINNER: KURT BUSCH, FULL RESULTS

Truck Race: MATT CRAFTON WINS, FULL RESULTS

Race Day Track Info:

Sprint Cup:
Grand Marshal: Dale Inman
Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe
National Anthem: Virginia Army National Guard’s 29th Army Band
Flyover: The Warbirds

Last Year’s Winner:

Trucks: March 2013 – Johnny Sauter, Fall 2013: Darrell Wallace Jr.
Sprint Cup: March 2013 – Jimmie Johnson, Fall 2013 – Jeff Gordon

Weather:

Temperatures will be in the low 60’s all weekend in Martinsville, VA. Rain is possible on both Friday and Saturday, with a 70-80% chance each day. Biggest chance of rain comes Saturday. Sunday looks clear.

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