NASCAR at Bristol: 2019 Weekend Schedule, Race Start Times and TV info

NASCAR is back at the short track of Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend.

The 162,000 seat track saw it’s first NASCAR race in July of 1961. Since then it has become a track that fans love due to its close racing, quick speeds and heated rivalries. At one point the list to get Bristol tickets was years long. That is gone with NASCAR’s attendance decline but the racing at Bristol lives on again this weekend with but the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series in weekend action.

NASCAR Weekend Schedule Bristol

Friday, April 5

1:35 p.m.-2:25 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series First Practice: (
3:05 p.m.-3:55 p.m. Xfinity Series First Practice: (FS1)
4:05 p.m.-4:55 p.m. K&N Pro Series East First Practice:
5:05 p.m.-5:55 p.m. Xfinity Series Final Practice:  (FS1)
6:00 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Qualifying:  (PRN/FS1)
7:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. K&N Pro Series East Final Practice
8:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. K&N Pro Series East Qualifying

Saturday, April 6

8:30 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Second Practice:  (FS1)
9:40 a.m. Xfinity Series Qualifying:  (FS1)
11:05 a.m.-11:55 a.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Final Practice:  (FS1)
12:30 p.m. Radio Pre-Race:  (PRN)
12:30 p.m. TV Pre-Race:  (FS1)
1:00 p.m. Xfinity Series Alsco 300: (PRN/FS1)
4:00 p.m. (Approx) K&N Pro Series East Zombie Auto 150

Sunday, April 7

2:00 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Food City 500:  (PRN/FS1)

Previous Winners

MENCS: Kyle Busch (Spring 2018) Kurt Busch (Fall 2018)
Xfinity: Ryan Preece (Spring 2018) Kyle Larson (Fall 2018)


Temps are expected to be in the mid to upper 70’s on both Saturday and Sunday with cloud cover. The issue for NASCAR could be Friday where there is an 80% chance of rain.


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