NASCAR heads to both Charlotte Motor Speedway and Iowa Speedway this weekend.
The Truck Series will run the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 on Friday evening in Charlotte. The Sprint Cup Series will run the All Star race on Saturday evening in Charlotte and the Nationwide Series will run the Get to Know Newton 250 on Sunday afternoon in Iowa.
Below you will find the Charlotte All Star race weekend schedule, Iowa Nationwide race weekend schedule including the race start time, practice and qualifying times, TV info, and weather at the track if you are headed out to see the races this weekend.
Thursday, May 15
4:00-6:00 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice
–7:00-9:00 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Practice
PRACTICE RAINED OUT.
Friday, May 16
–10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
–10:00 a.m – NASCAR Truck Series Practice (was rained out Thurs)
— 11 a.m.-12:00: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series final Practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 12:05-1:40 p.m.: Final Sprint Showdown Practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 1:50-3:15 p.m.: Final Sprint All-Star Race Practice TV: FOX Sports 1
— 2:00-4:00 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
— 4:10 p.m.: Sprint Showdown qualifying POLE: Dillon, qualifying results
— 4:30-5:50 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice
— 5:40 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Keystone Light Pole Qualifying POLE: Busch, qualifying results
— 7:15 p.m.: Sprint Showdown (20 laps/20 laps) Bowyer, Allmendinger race way in, Wise wins fan vote
— 8:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 (134 laps, 201 miles) Winner: Kyle Busch, full results
Saturday, May 17
— 12:30-2:00 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice
— 7:10 p.m.: Sprint All-Star Race qualifying (3 laps, pit stop with a four tire change) Edwards wins pole, Starting Lineup
— 7:10 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying Blaney wins pole, Starting Lineup
— 9:00 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race WINNER: McMurray, results
Sunday, May 18
— 2:00 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Get to Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin Williams (250 laps, 218.75 miles) Green Flag: 2:14 approx WINNER: Hornish, results
Eligibility rules for Sprint All-Star Race:
1st criteria: Drivers who have won races in the current and preceding year. If a driver leaves a team with which he has won a race, he remains eligible (through the last race before The All-Star Race), the team does NOT
2nd criteria: Drivers who are past Sprint Cup champions in the last 10 years
3rd criteria: Drivers who have won The All-Star Race in the past 10 years
4th criteria: The winning driver of the Sprint Showdown
5th criteria: Driver who finishes 2nd in the Sprint Showdown
6th criteria: Driver voted in by the fans
All Star Winner: Jimmie Johnson
Trucks @ Charlotte: Kyle Busch
Nationwide @ Iowa: Trevor Bayne
Charlotte Motor Speedway
Thursday: Temperatures in the low 70’s with heavy t-storms the whole day. Unlikely we will see much activity at the track.
Friday: High 74, Low 45 for the Truck race with no chance of rain in the forecast.
Saturday: High 74, Low 51 for the All Star race with only a 10% chance of rain in the forecast.
Friday: High 58, Low 38, partly cloudy with 20% chance of showers.
Saturday: High 63, Low 42 partly cloudy with 10% chance of showers.
Sunday: High close to 70’s for race day, no rain in the forecast!