The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series moves into Chicagoland Speedway for the first race of the Chase this weekend.
While only 16 drivers in the Sprint Cup Series can win the championship, a full field of 43 drivers will nonetheless take the track for Sunday’s myAFibRisk.com 400 in Joliet, IL.
On track action starts on Friday with the Sprint CUp, Xfinity series and Camping World Truck Series all getting on the track. The truck series will run the American Ethanol E15 225 on Friday night. On Saturday the Xfinity Series takes center stage with the Furious 7 300 while on Sunday it’s the Cup Series running the opening round of the Chase.
Below you can see the complete weekend schedule at Chicagoland, previous winners and the weather.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 18
10 a.m.-12:25 p.m: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice, FOX Sports 1
12:30-1:55 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
2-4:25 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
4:35 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying, FOX Sports 1
6:45 p.m: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/Live Extra
8:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series American Ethanol E15 225 (150 laps, 225 miles), FOX Sports 1
SATURDAY, SEPT. 19:
1:30-2:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, CNBC/Live Extra
2:45 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/Live Extra
4:30-5:20 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
6 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Furious 7 300 (200 laps, 300 miles), NBCSN/Live Extra
SUNDAY, SEPT. 20:
3 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series myAFibRisk.com 400 (267 laps, 400.5 miles), NBCSN/Live Extra
Sprint Cup Series: Brad Keselowski
Xfinity Series: Kevin Harvick (last fall) Erik Jones (spring)
Camping World Truck Series: Kyle Busch
Temperatures go from 80 to 70 this weekend but there is only real concern for rain on Friday evening as the rest of the weekend expects to be clear.