NASCAR at Kentucky 2014: Weekend Schedule, Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, Fantasy Picks, TV & Weather Forecast

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NASCAR heads to Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky this weekend for a tripleheader. The Camping World Truck Series will run the UNOH250 on Thursday night. The Nationwide Series will run the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over on Friday evening and the Sprint Cup Series will run the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts on Saturday.

Below you will find the Kentucky 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:

Thursday, June 26

— 9:00-10:00 a.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice
— 10:30 a.m-12:00.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice
— 4:40 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 1 
— 6:30-7:25 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 8:00 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 (150 laps, 225 miles) KYLE BUSCH REMAINS PERFECT

Friday, June 27

— 9:00-10:20 a.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 1
–10:30 a.m.-12:00.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 1:00-2:20 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 3:40 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 1 
— 5:40 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 1
— 7:30 p.m.: John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over (200 laps, 300 miles) Green Flag: 7:46 pm WINNER: Kevin Harvick, full results

Saturday, June 28

— 7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts (267 laps, 400.5 miles) Green Flag: 7:46 pm WINNER: Brad Keselowski, full results

Sprint Cup Festivities:

Grand Marshal: Advance Auto Parts President George Sherman
Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: Canadian Tire Associate Vice President, Automotive Merchandising Paula Sayers

Weather at Kentucky:

On Thursday, the high will be around 86. At Truck Series race time, the temperatures will be dropping into the mid-60’s. Friday afternoon the high is 89 with a 20% chance of showers. The temperature will be dropping  to the high 60’s late evening. On Saturday, temperatures will be in the high 80’s once again, this time with 50% chances of scattered t-storms. Bring your umbrella just in case this weekend if you are heading to the track.

Sprint Cup Fantasy Picks:

In the three races at Kentucky Speedway, these drivers have won a race. 1. Brad Keselowski. 2. Matt Kenseth 3. Kyle Busch

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