The shortest and oldest track on the circuit will be the host of the first race in the Round of 8 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Meanwhile the Camping World Truck Series has it’s first race in the Round of 6 as both series visit the paperclip shaped track known as Martinsville Speedway.
Track activity starts on Friday with truck qualifying and the Texas Roundhouse 200 taking place on Saturday ahead of Cup series qualifying. Then on Sunday it’s the MENCS First Data 500.
Tireball Sports will have full coverage of all of this weekend’s events at Martinsville Speedway including the race start times, previous winners and weather information.
NASCAR at Martinsville Weekend Schedule
FRIDAY, Oct. 26
12:05-12:55 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series first practice (no TV)
2:05-2:55 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final practice (no TV)
SATURDAY, Oct. 27
9-9:50 a.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, CNBC/NBC Sports App
10:05 a.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying, FS1
11:30 a.m.-12:20 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, CNBC/NBC Sports App
1 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Texas Roadhouse 200 presented by Alpha Energy Solutions (200 laps, 105.2 miles), FS1 Green Flag: 1:16 p.m.
4:05 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App
SUNDAY, Oct. 28
2:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series First Data 500 (500 laps, 263 miles), NBCSN/NBC Sports App Green Flag: 2:43 p.m.
MENCS: Kyle Busch (Fall 2017) Clint Bowyer (Spring 2018)
Trucks: Noah Gragson (Fall 2017) John Hunter Nemechek (Spring 2018)
Rain and a high of 46 will greet NASCAR at Martinsville but quickly gives way to low 60’s with clouds on Saturday and Sunday as rain is not expected to be a factor at the moment.