NASCAR Weekend Schedule for Michigan and Texas, race start times and tv info

NASCAR will be at two tracks this weekend. The Gander Outdoors Truck Series is running a stand alone event in Texas while the ARCA, Xfinity and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will all be at Michigan International Speedway.

All times below are Eastern.

Texas Schedule

Thursday, June 6

3:05 p.m.-3:55 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series First Practice
5:05 p.m.-5:55 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series Second Practice
7:00 p.m.-7:45 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series Final Practice

Friday, June 7

5:35 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series Qualifying: (MRN/
9:00 p.m. Gander Outdoors Truck Series 400: (MRN/FS1) Green Flag: 9:16 p.m.

Michigan Schedule

Friday, June 7

8:30 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)
6:00 p.m. ARCA Menards Series VizCom 200 (Follow at

Saturday, June 8

10:30 a.m. Xfinty Series Qualifying: (FS2)
12:05 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Qualifying: (MRN/FS1)
1:00 p.m. Radio Pre-Race: (MRN)
1:00 p.m. TV Pre-Race: (FS1)
1:30 p.m. Xfinity Series Lti Printing 250: (MRN/FS1)

Sunday, June 9

2:00 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400: (MRN/FS1)

Previous Winners

MENCS: Clint Bowyer (first 2018 race), Kevin Harvick (second 2018 race)
Xfinity: Austin Dillon
Trucks: Kyle Busch


Texas: A chance of rain exists for Thursday with a high of 81 and a low of 67. By Friday the rain moves out and the temps rise to a high of 86.

Michigan: With little chance of rain in the forecast, it’s expected to be a great weekend for racing at Michigan. Some clouds may appear on Saturday and Sunday but temps will be in the mid to upper 70’s for all three races at the 2-mile track.

John Boarman
John Boarman
Founder and Owner of Tireball Sports.

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