The final race in the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup will take place on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
While the Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday will draw the most eyes it is just part of a weekend that also contains a Camping World Truck Series race on Saturday.
What time does Talladega start? When is practice? Who won here last year? Will weather be a factor? That is just some of the information contained in this post.
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Within this post you will find the practice times, qualifying times and start times of both races so that you will not miss a minute of Talladega action.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17:
9:30-11:30 a.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice
2:30-3:30 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1
4:30-5:20 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1
5:30 p.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying, FOX Sports 1
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18:
1 p.m. ET: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola (94 laps, 250.04 miles), FOX Green Flag: 1:22 pm ET WINNER: Timothy Peters, full results
4:40 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying, ESPNEWS Brian Vickers on pole, Stenhouse Jr. fails to qualify
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19:
2 p.m. ET: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Geico 500 (188 laps, 500.08 miles), ESPN Green Flag 2:19 pm ET WINNER: Keselowski, full results
Sprint Cup Series: Denny Hamlin won here in the spring while Jamie McMurray won here in this race a year ago. Seven different winners in last seven races.
Camping World Truck Series: Johnny Sauter
The weather at Talladega Superspeedway is expected to be nice. Highs of 80 will take place on Friday while Saturday and Sunday will see the temperatures hover in the low to mid 70s. There is 0% of rain this weekend.