NASCAR at Daytona Speedweeks Schedule Released for 2019

The first schedule for the 2019 NASCAR Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway has been released.

NASCAR’s season opens at the famed 2.5-mile Daytona track. A series of practice sessions take place before qualifying on Sunday Feb. 10. Later that day the Advance Auto Parts Clash takes place. The Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Truck Series all then hit the track the following week with Wednesday being highlighted by the qualifying race. Truck, Xfinity and finally the season opening Dayonta 500 takes place over the following weekend.

NASCAR at Daytona Speedweeks Schedule 2019

All times are Eastern.

Friday, Feb. 8

Noon – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

Saturday, Feb. 9

8 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

10:35 – 11:55 a.m. – Final Cup practice for Advance Auto Parts Clash (Motor Racing Network)

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying practice (MRN)

3:05 – 3:55 p.m. – Final Daytona 500 qualifying practice (MRN)

6:30 p.m. – Random drawing for Clash starting position/pit position

Sunday, Feb. 10

7 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Cup garage open

10 a.m. – Cup driver-crew chief meeting

12:10 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying; impound/single car/two rounds (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

2:30 p.m. – Clash Driver introductions

3 p.m. – Advance Auto Parts Clash; 75 laps/187.5 miles (Fox Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Monday, Feb. 11

No track activity

Tuesday, Feb. 12

No track activity

Wednesday, Feb. 13

7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Daytona 500 media day

Noon – 5 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

Thursday, Feb. 14

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Truck Series garage open

2:35 – 3:25 p.m. – Truck Series practice

3:30 – 11 p.m. – Cup garage open

4:30 – 5:25 p.m. – Final Truck practice

5:15 p.m. – Cup driver-crew chief meeting

6:20 p.m. – Cup driver introductions

7 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying race No. 1; 60 laps/150 miles (Fox Sports 1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

8:45 p.m. – Daytona 500 qualifying race No. 2; 60 laps/150 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Friday, Feb. 15

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Cup garage open

9:30 a.m. – Truck garage opens

10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice

1:05 – 1:55 p.m. – Cup practice

2:05 – 2:55 – Final Xfinity practice

3:05 – 3:55 – Cup practice

4:40 p.m. – Truck Series qualifying; Single truck/two rounds

6:15 p.m. – Truck driver-crew chief meeting

7 p.m. – Truck driver introductions

7:30 p.m. – Truck Series NextEra Energy 250; 100 laps/250 miles (MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, Feb. 16

8 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

9:40 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying; single car/two rounds

10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Cup garage open

11:30 a.m. – Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. – Final Cup practice

2 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – Xfinity Daytona 300; 120 laps/300 miles (MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, Feb. 17

8 a.m. – Cup garage opens

12:30 p.m. – Driver crew chief meeting

1:45 p.m. – Driver introductions

2:30 p.m. – 61st Daytona 500; 200 laps/500 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)