NASCAR at Pocono and Iowa: Weekend schedule, practice qualifying and race start times

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This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the Camping World Truck Series will both compete in races at the Tricky Triangle – Pocono Raceway while the Xfinity Series is out at Iowa Speedway.

Cars and trucks will first see their respective tracks on Friday with the Cup Series back to normal and qualifying in the evening.

On Saturday the Truck Series will qualify and run the Pocono Mountains 150 while the Xfinity Series runs the U.S. Cellular 250 presented by New Holland later that night. On Sunday the Windos 10 400 takes place with 43 Sprint Cup Series drivers vying for victory at the 2.5-mile Long Pond track.

Follow below for a complete weekend schedule for all three of NASCAR’s top series as well as weather information the previous winners.

NASCAR Weekend Schedule for Pocono and Iowa

FRIDAY, JULY 31:
11 a.m.-12:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
2-4:25 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice, FOX Sports 1
4:30-5:50 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series practice, Live Extra
4:45 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualiyfing, NBCSN/Live Extra
7-8:20 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
9 p.m. ET: NASCAR K&N Pro Series race (150 laps/131.25 miles) (hometracks.nascar.com)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 1:
9-9:50 a.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
10 a.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying, FOX Sports 1
11:35 a.m.-12:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
1 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pocono Mountains 150 (60 laps, 150 miles), FOX Sports 1 Green Flag: 1:21 pm ET
4:45 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/Live Extra
8 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by New Holland (250 laps, 218.75 miles), NBCSN/Live Extra Green Flag: 8:16 pm ET

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2:
1:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 (160 laps, 400 miles), NBCSN/Live Extra  Green Flag: 1:48 pm ET

Previous Winners

Sprint Cup Series: Martin Truex Jr. (Spring) Dale Earnhardt Jr. (this race a year ago, also won spring race last year)
Xfnity Series (Iowa): Chris Buescher (Spring) Brad Keselowski (last Summer)
Camping World Truck Series: Austin Dillon

Weather Report

Weather is expected to be in the low-80s at Pocono for this weekend’s action. On Saturday there is a 40-percent chance of rain but both Friday and Sunday look fine for on track activities.

 

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