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Friday schedule for NASCAR at Auto Club Speedway

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400

FONTANA, CA - MARCH 18: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, leads a group of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 18, 2018 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

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NASCAR begins its race weekend in Fontana, California, today as Cup and Xfinity teams are in action at Auto Club Speedway.

There are three practice sessions and Cup qualifying scheduled

Here’s the day’s schedule with TV and radio info:

(All times are Eastern)

10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Cup garage open

11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Xfinity garage open

1:05 - 1:55 p.m. - Cup practice (, Motor Racing Network)

2:05 - 2:55 p.m. - Xfinity practice (

4:35 - 5:25 p.m. - Final Xfinity practice (Fox Sports 1)

5:40 p.m. - Cup qualifying; multi-car/three rounds (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)