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NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Bristol Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500

BRISTOL, TN - APRIL 17: Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Comcast Business Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

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After a weekend off, the Sprint Cup Series returns to action for the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

The undercard is the Xfinity Series’ Food City 300. Both races at the half-mile track will be under the lights.

Here’s the full weekend schedule for the two series with TV and Radio information.

All times are Eastern.

Thursday, August 18

10 a.m. - 7 p.m. - Xfinity garage open

1 - 2:25 p.m. - Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

3:30 - 4:25 p.m. - Final Xfinity practice (NBC Sports App)

Friday, August 19

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

10 a.m. - Xfinity garage opens

10 - 11:25 a.m. - Sprint Cup practice (NBC Sports App)

12:30 - 1:55 p.m. - Sprint Cup practice (NBC Sports App with USA Network coverage beginning at 1 p.m.)

3:15 p.m. - Xfinity qualifying; three rounds-multi-car (NBC Sports App)

5 p.m. - Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

5:45 p.m. - Sprint Cup qualifying; three rounds-multi car (USA Network, Performance Radio Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

7 p.m.- Xfinity driver introductions

7:30 p.m. - Food City 300; 300 laps/159.9 miles (USA Network, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Saturday, August 20

Noon - Sprint Cup garage opens

5:15 p.m. - Driver-crew chief meeting

7:15 p.m. - Driver introductions

8 p.m. - Bass Pro Shop NRA Night Race (NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)