NASCAR at Richmond: Weekend Schedule, Race Start Times

Both the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup Series will be in action this weekend under the lights of Richmond Raceway.

The compresssed race weekend schedule starts on Friday with practices and qualifying for both series before the running of the Go Bowling 250 Xfinity Sereis race. The following night the Cup Series will run the Federated Auto Parts 400.

Richmond Raceway Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 20

9:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m. Xfinity Series Final Practice: (NBCSN)
11:35 a.m.-12:25 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series First Practice: (MRN/NBCSN)
1:35 p.m.-2:25 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Final Practice:  (MRN/NBCSN)
4:35 p.m. Xfinity Series Qualifying: (NBCSN, 5 p.m.)
6:05 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Qualifying: (MRN/NBCSN)
7:30 p.m. Xfinity Series Go Bowling 250: (MRN/NBCSN) Green Flag: 7:46 p.m. ET

Saturday, September 21

7:30 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400: (MRN/NBCSN) Green Flag: 7:46 p.m. ET

Previous Winners

Cup: Martin Truex Jr. (Spring) Kyle Busch (Fall 2018, Spring 2018)
Xfinity: Cole Custer (Spring) Christopher Bell (Fall 2018, Spring 2018)


The weather is expected to be nice for this weekend at Richmond. On Friday temps peak at 80 but rise to a high of 88 on Saturday.


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