Tentative schedule for NASCAR doubleheader at Pocono Raceway
NASCAR has released a preliminary schedule for its Cup Series doubleheader weekend at Pocono Raceway next year.
Cup teams will race on the “Tricky Triangle” June 27-28. A Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race will precede the Saturday Cup race and the Xfinity Series will compete before Sunday’s Cup race.
The weekend will begin with an ARCA Menards Series race on Thursday.
Here’s the weekend’s tentative schedule.
ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN.
Thursday, June 25
8 a.m. - ARCA garage opens
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - ARCA final practice
2 p.m. - ARCA Qualifying; group qualifying
4 p.m. - ARCA driver introductions
4:15 p.m. - ARCA race; 80 laps/200 miles
Friday, June 26
9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Truck Series garage open
10 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Cup garage open
11:35 a.m. - 12:25 p.m. - Final Truck Series practice
1:05 - 1:55 p.m. - First Cup practice
3:05 - 3:55 p.m. - Final Cup practice
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Xfinity garage open
6:05 p.m. - Truck Series qualifying impound; single truck/one lap
Saturday, June 27
7 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Xfinity garage open
8:30 - 9:50 a.m. - Xfinity final practice
8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. - Cup garage open
9:30 a.m. - Truck Series garage opens
9:45 a.m. - Truck Series driver-crew chief meeting
10:05 a.m. - Cup qualifying impound; single car/one lap
11:15 a.m. - Cup driver-crew chief meeting
11:30 a.m. - Truck Series driver introductions
Noon - Truck Series race; Stages 15/30/60 laps - 150 miles (Fox Sports 1, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
2:20 p.m. - Cup driver introductions
3 p.m. - Cup Series Race No. 1; Stages 30/60/130 laps - 325 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
Sunday, June 28
7:30 a.m. - Xfinity garage opens
8:30 a.m. - Cup garage opens
9:05 a.m. - Xfinity qualifying impound; single car/one lap
10:30 a.m. - Combined Cup and Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting
11:30 a.m. - Xfinity driver introductions
Noon - Xfinity race; Stages 20/40/90 laps - 225 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
3:20 p.m. - Cup driver introductions
3:30 p.m. - Cup Series Race No. 2; Stages 35/70/140 laps - 350 miles (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)