This weekend both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Camping World Truck Series are in action at Talladega.
The 2.66-mile oval has played host to some close, exciting and even controversial racing over the years. Action starts on Friday with both the Truck and Cup Series running two sessions of practice. On Saturday qualifying takes place as well as the Camping World Truck Series fred’s 250 presented by Coca-Cola. On Sunday the Cup Series runs the CampingWorld.com 500.
FRIDAY, OCT. 23:
1-1:55 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice, FS1
2-2:55 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
3-3:55 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice, FS1
4:30-5:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/Live Extra
SATURDAY, OCT. 24:
10:30 a.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying, FS1
1 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series fred’s 250 presented by Coca-Cola (94 laps, 250.04 miles), FOX GREEN FLAG: 1:22 p.m.
4:15 p.m: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/Live Extra
SUNDAY, OCT. 25:
2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega (188 laps, 500.08 miles), NBCSN/Live Extra GREEN FLAG: 2:49 p.m.
Sprint Cup Series: Dale Earnhardt Jr. is the most recent Talladega winner while Brad Keselowski won this race a year ago.
Camping World Truck Series: Timothy Peters won this race last year.
Temperatures will be nice at Talladega with a high of 85 on Friday. It only drops slightly though the weekend to 80 on Sunday and there is no chance of rain in the forecast.