NASCAR at Chicagoland: Weekend Schedule, Green Flag Start Time, Practice, Qualifying, TV Info, Weather Info

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NASCAR heads to Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL for racing at the 1.5 mile track this weekend and we have the full schedule of events you won’t want to miss. This weekend will be a triple-header with all three series racing at the same track.

The Camping World Truck will run the Lucas Oil 225 on Friday evening. The Nationwide Series will run the Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 powered by Coca-Cola on Saturday afternoon, and the Sprint Cup Series will take the track on Sunday for the MyAFibStory.com 400.

FANTASY PICKS: Who is on your roster at Chicagoland. Read our picks here.

This is the first race of the Sprint Cup series Chase, where 16 drivers will battle to become this year’s Sprint Cup Champion.

Inside this post you will find all the practice schedules, qualifying schedules and start times for this weekends Chicagoland NASCAR races. You will also find the Chicagoland TV schedule, and weather at Chicagoland Speedway this weekend.

Weekend Schedule

All times are in ET.

Friday, September 12

— 12:00-12:50 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 1:00-2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 3:15 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying TV:  FOX Sports 1 Sauter on pole, qualifying results
— 4:30-6:00 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 6:45 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying TV: ESPN2 Rain out: Kyle Busch on pole, starting lineup
— 8:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 225 (150 laps, 225 miles) Green Flag: 8:47 p.m TV: FOX Sports 1
Saturday, September 13

— 11:00-11:50 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 12:15 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying TV: FOX Sports 2 Brian Scott on pole, starting lineup
— 2:00-2:50 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice TV: FOX Sports 2
— 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 (200 laps, 300 miles) Green Flag: 3:46 p.m TV: ESPN2 

Sunday, September 14

— 2:00 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles) Green Flag: 2:16 p.m  TV: ESPN Winner: Brad Keselowski, full results

Previous Winners

Sprint Cup: Matt Kenseth

Nationwide: Chase Elliott in July, Kyle Busch in September 2013.

Weather at Chicagoland

 

If your looking for weather at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, IL then you are at the right place. If you are heading to the track or planning around a rain delay, all your info is right here.

Friday – High near 60. Cloudy with PM showers likely. 60% chance of rain which increases to 80% late tonight.

Saturday – Low 60’s. Partly cloudy with no rain in the forecast.

Sunday –  High 60’s near 70. Mostly Sunny with no rain in the forecast.

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