The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season kicks off like so many have in the past – with Speedweeks in Daytona!
Before NASCAR has it’s first regular season race there will be plenty of action. On Friday drivers who qualified for the Sprint Unlimited will begin practicing with the race itself to be held on Saturday night. The 75 lap will give fans their first taste of racing this year. Fans will also want to check out the ARCA race on Saturday afternoon as it typically is one of the series’ better events.
On Sunday it is time for qualifying for the Great American Race as everyone on the entry list will attempt to lock themselves into the race ahead of the weekend duel races.
Fans can see the entire NASCAR weekend schedule for the start of 2016 below.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12:
5-5:55 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited practice, FS1
6:30-7:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited final practice, FS1
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13:
10:30 a.m-12:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FS1
1:30-3:25 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, FS1
4:30 p.m.: ARCA Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire, FS1
8:15 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited, (75 laps, 187.5 miles), FOX
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14:
1:15 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 Coors Light Pole Qualifying, FOX