NASCAR at Kentucky 2015: Weekend practice, qualifying and race times

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This weekend all three of NASCAR’s top series will be in action at Kentucky Speedway.

With the Sprint Cup Series running the Quaker State 400 the talk of Kentucky has been dominated by rules changes. However, there will be plenty of action on Thursday with the Camping World Truck Series running the UNOH 225 and on Friday as the Xfinity Series takes the stage.

Simply scroll down for a list of the NASCAR weekend schedule at Kentucky which includes the practice, qualifying and race time for all three events at the 1.5 mile track located in Sparta, Kentucky.

This is the only track on the Sprint Cup Series schedule which has not seen Jeff Gordon go to victory lane. Given that this is his last chance at the track, will Gordon be able to end his career with a win at every track?

NASCAR at Kentucky Weekend Schedule


THURSDAY, JULY 9:
8-10:55 a.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice, FOX Sports 1 coverage starts at 10 a.m.
11 a.m.-12:55 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice
2-3:25 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series practice, NBC Sports Network
4-4:55 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice, NBC Sports Network
5:10 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying, FOX Sports 2
7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 (150 laps, 225 miles), FOX Sports 1

 

FRIDAY, JULY 10:
10:30-11:55 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, NBC Sports Network
1-2:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, NBC Sports Network
3:45 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualiyfing, NBC Sports Network
5:45 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBC Sports Network
7:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Kentucky race (200 laps, 300 miles), NBC Sports Network

SATURDAY, JULY 11:
7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts (267 laps, 400.5 miles), NBC Sports Network

Previous Winners at Kentucky

Camping World Truck Series: Kyle Busch
Xfinity Series:
Kevin Harvick (Spring) Brendan Gaughan (Fall)
Sprint Cup Series:
Brad Keselowski

Weekend Weather

Weather will be a problem. Sprint Cup practice on Wednesday was cancelled and reports for Thursday are no better with an 80 percent chance of rain with temperatures at a high of 80 and a low of 64. The chance of rain drops to 50 percent for Friday and down to 10 percent for Saturday’s Cup Series race while the temperate peaks at 87 degrees.

 

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