Talladeaga. One of NASCAR’s most exciting tracks is on tap for this weekend as both the Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series will be in action.
The 2.66-mile track has long been known for tight racing, the draft and of course the big one.
On Friday cars hit the track while the Xfinity Series will run the Winn Dixie 300 on Saturday. On Sunday the Sprint Cup Series runs the GEICO 500.
FRIDAY, MAY 1:
11:30 a.m.-1:50 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice, FOX Sports 1
2 p.m.-2:55 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1
4:30-5:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, FOX Sports 1
SATURDAY, MAY 2:
11 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, FOX Sports 1
1 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, FOX
3 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300, FOX (113 laps, 300.58 miles) Green Flag: 3:18 pm ET.
SUNDAY, MAY 3:
1 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500, FOX (188 laps, 500.08 miles) Green Flag: 1:20 pm ET.
Xfinity Series: Elliott Sadler
Sprint Cup Series: Denny Hamlin (Spring) Brad Keselowski (Fall)
There is no rain in the forecast for this weekend at Talladega. On Friday the temperate reaches at peak of 73 while it tops out at 79 on Saturday. On Sunday the high is 81 with mostly sunny skies expected.