NASCAR at Atlanta 2014: Weekend Schedule, Green Flag Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV info, and Weather Info

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NASCAR heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA for racing at the 1.54 mile track this weekend. The Nationwide Series will run on Saturday for the Great Clips 300, and the Sprint Cup Series will be racing on Sunday night this weekend, for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500. 

Sprint Cup: Jeff Gordon to make 750th career Cup start

The Camping World Truck Series will be racing in Canada at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sunday afternoon for the Chevrolet Silverado 250.

Inside this post you will find all the practice schedules, qualifying schedules and start times for this weekends Atlanta NASCAR races. You will also find the Atlanta TV schedule, and weather at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend if you are going out to watch the cars take hot laps in person.

Tony Stewart will be racing this weekend at Atlanta after missing the two previous races due to being involved in a Sprint Car accident that took the life of a young driver.

Weekend Schedule

Friday, August 29

— 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 4:10 p.m.-5 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 5:30 p.m.-6:50 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 7:10 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 1 Harvick on pole, qualifying resutls

Saturday, August 30

— 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice
–11:35 a.m.-1 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice
— 3 p.m.-3:50 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 2
— 4:10 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 2 Elliott on pole, qualifying results
— 5:40 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying Tagliani on pole, qualifying results
— 6 p.m.-6:50 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 2
— 7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed The Children (195 laps, 300.3 miles) Green Flag: 7:46 p.m TV: ESPN2 Winner: Harvick, full results

Sunday, August 31

— 1:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 (64 laps, 157.37 miles) Green Flag: 1:51 p.m TV: FOX Sports 1 Winner: Blaney, full results
— 7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 (325 laps, 500.5 miles) Green Flag: 7:46 p.m TV: ESPN Winner: Kahne, full results

Previous Winners

September 2013 SCS : Kyle Busch, 138.128, started 9th
September 2013 Nationwide: Kevin Harvick, 140.747, started 20th
August 2013 Truck Series: Chase Elliott, 86.775, started 4th

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Weather at Atlanta (Hampton, GA)

Friday:  Sunny and mid 90’s with no rain in the forecast.
Saturday: High of 87, storms likely towards the evening. 80% chance of rain.
Sunday: Low 90’s in the day, low of 70. 40% chance of PM storms.

Canada Weather for Truck Series: Mid 70’s on Friday, no rain. Low 80’s on Saturday with a 20% chance of rain. High 80’s on Sunday afternoon with a 60% chance of rain.

 

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