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NASCAR Saturday schedule at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series drivers are scheduled to be on track Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

A 300-mile Xfinity race is scheduled at 1 p.m. Cup drivers are scheduled to practice at 7 p.m. and qualify for Sunday’s 600-mile marathon at 7:45 p.m.

Weather could impact track activity Saturday. Periods of rain are expected in the afternoon and evening.

A look at Saturday’s schedule:

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Weekend weather

Saturday: Rain is in the forecast. The forecast calls for a high of 59 degrees and an 87% chance of rain at the start of the Xfinity race. There is a 91% chance of rain at the start of Cup qualifying at night.

Saturday, May 27

(All times Eastern)

Garage open

  • 9 a.m. -- Xfinity Series
  • 1 - 9 p.m. -- Cup Series

Track activity

  • 12 p.m. -- Xfinity race (200 laps, 300 miles; FS1, Performance Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
  • 7 - 7:45 p.m. -- Cup practice (FS1)
  • 7:45 - 9 p.m. -- Cup qualifying (FS1)