NASCAR at Watkins Glen: Weekend schedule, race start times and tv streaming info

Both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series will be in action this weekend at Watkins Glen International. The road course has been a fixture on the NASCAR schedule with events yearly since 1986 though diehard fans will remember the first race was run in 1957.

The NASCAR configuration is made up of 7 turns which total in 2.45 miles for a lap.

NASCAR Weekend Schedule for Watkins Glen

Friday, August 3
12:35-1:25 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series practice, NBC Sports App
2:05-3:25 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, NBC Sports App

Saturday, August 4
10:05-11:20 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
11:35 a.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
1-2:15 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
3 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series Zippo 200 (82 laps, 200.9 miles), NBC/NBC Sports App  Green Flag: 3:49 p.m.
6:35 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App

Sunday, August 5
2:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series GoBowling at The Glen (90 laps, 220.5 miles), NBC/NBC Sports App Green Flag: 2:48 p.m.

Previous Winners

MENCS: Martin Truex Jr.
Xfinity Series: Kyle Busch


The threat of rain will be present but temps will climb as well rising from a high of 78 on Friday to a high of 90 on Sunday. There is a 40% chance of rain on Sunday.


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