NASCAR at Pocono: Weekend Schedule, Race Start Times and Tv Info

This weekend NASCAR heads to the mountains and the The Tricky Triangle known as Pocono Raceway.

The ARCA Menards Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will all be in action this weekend at the track which has highlighted itself as being an anomaly with only three turns.

Racing will take place on all three days with the General Tire 200 on Friday, the Pocono Green 250 on Saturday and the Pocono 400 on Sunday.

Pocono Weekend Schedule

Friday, May 31

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. ARCA Menards Series Final Practice:
12:00 p.m. ARCA Menards Series Qualifying:
1:05 p.m.-1:55 p.m. Xfinity Series First Practice: (MRN/
2:05 p.m.-2:55 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series First Practice: (MRN/
3:05 p.m.-3:55 p.m. Xfinity Series Final Practice: (FS2)
4:05 p.m.-4:55 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Final Practice: (MRN/FS2)
5:30 p.m. ARCA Menards Series General Tire 200: (FS2)

Saturday, June 1

10:05 a.m. Xfinity Series Qualifying: (FS1)
11:35 a.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Qualifying: (MRN/FS1)
1:00 p.m. Xfinity Series Pocono Green 250: (MRN/FS1) Green Flag: 1:20 p.m.

Sunday, June 2

2:00 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Pocono 400: (MRN/FS1) Green Flag: 2:20 p.m.

Previous Winners

MENCS: Martin Truex (Spring 2018) Kyle Busch (Fall 2018)
Xfinity: Kyle Busch
ARCA: Harrison Burton (1st race, 2018) Zane Smith (2nd race, 2018)


NASCAR fans realize this is Pocono and it always feels as if rain could be an issue. Temps have highs of 69 on Friday, 73 on Saturday and 62 on Sunday. The biggest factor for rain could be Sunday where there is a 60% chance.

John Boarman
John Boarman
Founder and Owner of Tireball Sports.

Recent News