NASCAR at Talladega 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV & Weather Info

2013 NASCAR Talladega

NASCAR heads to Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL this weekend for the tenth races of the 2014 season.

The Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup series will race at the 2.66 mile quad oval in Talladega, Alabama. The Truck Series is off this week, and will be returning next weekend. The Nationwide Series will run the Aaron’s 312 on Saturday while the Sprint Cup cars will run the Aaron’s 499 on Sunday afternoon.

Below you will find the Talladega Superspeedway 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 are in ET.

Thursday, May 1

3-4 p.m– NASCAR Nationwide Series practice
4:30 p.m- 6:00 p.m–  NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice

Friday, May 2

2:00-2:50 p.m — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
3:30-4:25 p.m — NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 1
6:40 p.m.  — NASCAR Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying Hornish wins pole, qualifying results

Saturday, May 3

1:10 p.m —  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying Brian Scott wins pole, qualifying results
3:00 p.m —  NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron’s 312 (117 laps, 311.2 miles Winner: Elliott Sadler, full results

Sunday, May 4

1:00 p.m —  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron’s 499 (188 laps, 500.08 miles) Green Flag (est): 1:19 pm WINNER: Denny Hamlin, Full Results

Starting Lineup and Race Info

2013 Race Winner:

Nationwide: Regan Smith
Sprint Cup: David Ragan

Sprint Cup Festivities:

Grand Marshal: Alabama Governor Robert Bentley
Honorary Pace Car Driver: Auburn University Head Football Coach Gus Malzahn
Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: TBA
Invocation: Alabama Raceway Ministries’ Reverend Mark Stokes
National Anthem: The Arsenal Brass Quintet, Army Material Command, Redstone Arsenal, AL
Flyover: T-28 Trojan, C-45-Expeditor from Hixson Museum of Flight


Will it rain at Talladega? Find out now…

Temperatures will be in the mid 70’s both Friday and Saturday. Temperatures in the low 80’s on Sunday. No rain in the forecast all weekend.

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