Watkins Glen: NASCAR Weekend Schedule, Race Start Times and TV Info

Both the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the Xfinity Series will be in action this weekend at Watkins Glen Interional.

The K&N Pro Series joins them for on-track activity which begins on Friday. With the addition of the K&N Pro Series, fans will be able to see races on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Opened in 1948, Watkins Glen can seat upwards of 38,900 and features 11 turns.

Watkins Glen Weekend Schedule

Friday, August 2

11:00 a.m.-12:25 p.m. K&N Pro Series East Final Practice
12:35 p.m.-1:25 p.m. Xfinity Series First Practice
2:05 p.m.-3:25 p.m. Xfinity Series Final Practice
3:30 p.m.-4:10 p.m. K&N Pro Series East Qualifying
4:45 p.m. K&N Pro Series East Great Outdoors RV Superstore 100

Saturday, August 3

10:35 a.m.-11:25 a.m. Monster Energy Cup Series First Practice: (MRN/NBCSN)
11:40 a.m. Xfinity Series Qualifying: (NBCSN)
1:05 p.m.-1:55 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Final Practice: (MRN/NBCSN)
3:00 p.m. Xfinity Series Zippo 200: (MRN/NBC) Green Flag: 3:20 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Qualifying: (MRN/NBCSN)

Sunday, August 4

3:00 p.m. Monster Energy Cup Series Go Bowling at The Glen: (MRN/NBCSN) Green Flag: 3:20 p.m.

Previous Winners

Cup: Chase Elliott
Xfinity: Joey Logano (with the exception of Marcos Ambrose’s 2008 win when he was running a limited Cup schedule, Cup regulars have won all races here dating back to the return of the series here in 2005)


Clouds will help keep temps in the upper 70’s and opposed to some of the higher numbers which have been seen across the country in recent weeks. The chance of rain has a high of 20% on Sunday.

John Boarman
John Boarmanhttp://www.tireball.com
Founder and Owner of Tireball Sports.

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