NASCAR at Bristol: Weekend Schedule, practice, qualifying and race start times


On Wednesday the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the World’s Fastest Halfmile at Bristol Motor Speedway. Now on Friday and Saturday night the Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series will run races.

On Friday night the Xfinity Series will run the Food City 300 while the Sprint Cup Series will have it’s annual Irwin Tools Night Race on Saturday.

Eyes will be on the No. 20 of Matt Kenseth as he looks to sweep the Cup Series races at Bristol this year. He enters fresh off a win at Michigan.

NASCAR at Bristol Weekend Schedule

Friday, August 21
9:30 a.m., NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice, NBCSN
11:30 a.m., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, NBCSN
1:30 p.m., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, NBCSN
3:30 p.m., NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN
5 p.m., NASCAR America Live, NBCSN
5:30 p.m., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN
7 p.m., NASCAR XFINITY Series Countdown to Green, NBCSN
7:30 p.m., NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300, NBCSN Green Flag: 7:44 pm ET

Saturday, August 22
7 p.m., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Countdown to Green, NBCSN
7:30 p.m., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race, NBCSN Green Flag: 7:43 pm ET

Previous Winners

Sprint Cup: Joey Logano (last year) Matt Kenseth (Spring)
Xfinity: Ryan Blaney (last year) Joey Logano (Spring)