NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2015 schedule announced

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The schedule for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season has been released.

There are 36 races listed on the schedule. Feel free to scroll down and take a look. The part that fans may be most interested in are the television changes.

FOX / FoxSports1 will cover the first 16 points races of the season, FOX has 10 races and FoxSports1 has 6 races. Plus three non-points races: the Sprint Unlimited, Budweiser Duel 150’s, Sprint Showdown / Sprint All-Star race, all on FoxSports1(FS1). NBC and NBCSports will cover the final 20 points races of the season, including the Chase races.

Race# Scheduled
Race Date
Track Location Race Laps Track Size
(miles)
Race Length
(miles)
Television
and Radio
Time
Approx. Green
Qualifying
Time/TV
Happy Hour
Time/TV
* 2/14
Sat
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
The Sprint Unlimited* 75 2.5 187.5 FoxSports1 (FS1)
MRN
* 2/19
Thu night
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
Budweiser Duel #1* 60 2.5 150 FS1
MRN
2/15 TBA
* 2/19
Thur
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
Budweiser Duel #2* 60 2.5 150 FS1
MRN
2/15 TBA
1 2/22
Sun
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona 500 200 2.5 500 FOX
MRN
2/15 TBA
2 3/1
Sun
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Hampton, GA
Atlanta 500 325 1.54 500.5 FOX
PRN
3 3/8
Sun
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas, NV
Kobalt Tools 400 267 1.5 400.5 FOX
PRN
4 3/15
Sun
Phoenix International Raceway
Avondale, AZ
The Profit on CNBC 500 (k) 312 1.00 312 FOX
MRN
5 3/21
Sat
Auto Club Speedway
Fontana, CA
Auto Club 400 200 2.0 400 FOX
MRN
6 3/29
Sun
Martinsville Speedway
Martinsville, VA
STP 500 500 0.526 263 FOX
MRN
4/5
Sun
Easter – OFF Weekend Easter Bunny 500
7 4/11
Sat
Texas Motor Speedway
Fort Worth, TX
Duck Commander 500 334 1.5 500.5 FOX
PRN
8 4/19
Sun
Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol, TN
Food City 500 500 0.533 266.5 FOX
PRN
Race# Scheduled
Race Date
Track Location Race Laps Track Size
(miles)
Race Length
(miles)
Television
and Radio
Time
Approx. Green
Qualifying
Time/TV
Happy Hour
Time/TV
9 4/25 Richmond International Raceway
Richmond, VA
Toyota Owners 400 400 0.75 300 FS1
MRN
10 5/3
Sun
Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega, AL
Aaron’s 499 188 2.66 500.08 FOX
MRN
 impound
11 5/9
Sat Night
Kansas Speedway
Kansas City, KS
5-hour Energy 400 267 1.5 400.5 FS1
MRN
* 5/15
Fri Night
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC
Sprint Showdown* 40 1.5 40 FS1
MRN
* 5/16
Sat Night
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC
Sprint All-Star Race* 90 1.5 135 FS1
MRN
12 5/24
Sun night
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC
Coca-Cola 600 400 1.5 600 FOX
PRN
5/21 7:10
TBA
13 5/31
Sun
Dover International Speedway
Dover, DE
FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks 400 1.0 400 FS1
MRN
14 6/7
Sun
Pocono Raceway
Long Pond, PA
Pocono 400 160 2.5 400 FS1
MRN
15 6/14
Sun
Michigan International Speedway
Brooklyn, MI
Quicken Loans 400 200 2.0 400 FS1
MRN
6/21
Sun
OFF Weekend End of Spring 350(k)
16 6/28
Sun
Sonoma Raceway
Sonoma, CA
Toyota/Save Mart 350 110 1.99 224 FS1
PRN
THE RACE TO THE CHASE
(10 races to the Chase)
Race# Scheduled
Race Date
Track Location Race Laps Track Size
(miles)
Race Length
(miles)
Television
and Radio
Time
Approx. Green
Qualifying
Time/TV
Happy Hour
Time/TV
17 7/5
Sun Night
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL
Coke Zero 400 160 2.5 400 NBC
MRN
18 7/11
Sat night
Kentucky Speedway
Sparta, KY
Quaker State 400 267 1.5 400.5 NBCSN
PRN
19 7/19
Sun
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Loudon, NH
Camping World RV Sales 301 301 1.058 318.46 NBCSN
PRN
20 7/26
Sun
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Speedway, IN
Crown Royal 400 160 2.5 400 NBCSN
IMS
21 8/2
Sun
Pocono Raceway
Long Pond, PA
GoBowling.com 400 160 2.5 400 NBCSN
MRN
22 8/9
Sun
Watkins Glen International
Watkins Glen, NY
Cheez-It 355 at The Glen 90 2.45 220.5 NBCSN
MRN
23 8/16
Sun
Michigan International Speedway
Brooklyn, MI
Pure Michigan 400 200 2.0 400 NBCSN
MRN
24 8/22
Sat Night
Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol, TN
IRWIN Tools Night Race 500 0.533 266.5 NBCSN
PRN
8/30
Sun
OFF Weekend Summer Heat 500
25 9/6
Sun Night
Darlington Raceway
Darlington, SC
Bojangles’ Southern 500 367 1.366 501.3 NBC
MRN
26 9/12
Sat Night
Richmond International Raceway
Richmond, VA
Federated Auto Parts 400 400 0.75 300 NBCSN
MRN
THE 10 CHASE RACES
Race# Scheduled
Race Date
Track Location Race Laps Track Size
(miles)
Race Length
(miles)
Television
and Radio
Time
Approx Green
Qualifying
Time/TV
Happy Hour
Time/TV
27 9/20
Sun
Chicagoland Speedway
Joliet, IL
MyAFibStory.com 400 267 1.5 400.5 NBCSN
MRN
28 9/27
Sun
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Loudon, NH
Sylvania 300 300 1.058 317.4 NBCSN
PRN
29 10/4
Sun
Dover International Speedway
Dover, DE
AAA 400 400 1.0 400 NBCSN
MRN
30 10/10
Sat Night
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Concord, NC
Bank of America 500 334 1.5 501 NBC
PRN
31 10/18
Sun
Kansas Speedway
Kansas City, KS
Hollywood Casino 400 267 1.5 400.5 NBC
MRN
32 10/25
Sun
Talladega Superspeedway
Talladega, AL
GEICO 500 188 2.66 500.08 NBCSN
MRN
33 11/1
Sun
Martinsville Speedway
Martinsville, VA
Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 500 0.526 263 NBCSN
MRN
34 11/8
Sun
Texas Motor Speedway
Fort Worth, TX
AAA Texas 500 334 1.5 500.5 NBC
PRN
35 11/15
Sun
Phoenix International Raceway
Avondale, AZ
Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500(k) 312 1.00 312 NBC
MRN
36 11/22
Sun
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Homestead, FL
Ford EcoBoost 400 267 1.5 400 NBC
MRN

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