Saturday’s Xfinity race at Talladega: Start time, TV channel
The first round of the playoffs continues with Saturday’s Xfinity race at Talladega Superspeedway.
It’s the series’ second visit to the track this season. It marks the first time in series history that it has visited Talladega more than once in a season.
Here is all the info for Saturday’s Xfinity race at Talladega:
(All times are Eastern)
START: The command to start engines will be given at 4:18 p.m by Timmy Hiers, Ag-Pro Companies Partner and Corporate Sales Manager. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 4:30 p.m.
PRERACE: Garage access health screening begins at 7:30 a.m. Drivers report to their cars at 4:05 p.m. The invocation will be given at 4:10 p.m. by Billy Dickey, Director of the Alabama Raceway Ministry. The national anthem will be performed by Tia Berry at 4:11 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is 113 laps (300.58 miles) around the 2.66-mile track.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 25. Stage 2 ends on Lap 50.
TV/RADIO: Coverage begins on NBCSN with Countdown to Green at 3:30 p.m. Race broadcast begins at 4:30 p.m. Motor Racing Network’s radio coverage will begin at 4 p.m. and also can be heard at mrn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the broadcast.
FORECAST: The wunderground.com forecast calls for clear skies with a high of 71 degrees and no chance of rain at the start of the race.
LAST RACE: Chase Briscoe beat Noah Gragson and Daniel Hemric at Las Vegas.
LAST RACE AT TALLADEGA: Justin Haley beat Ross Chastain and Jeb Burton.
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for starting lineup