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Saturday’s NASCAR Cup, Xfinity schedule at Richmond

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RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 09: A general view of the frontstretch grandstand during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Virginia529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway on September 9, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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Today is the midpoint of the racing weekend at Richmond International Raceway.

The NASCAR Cup Series will have two practice sessions, while the NASCAR Xfinity Series will have qualifying and then race in the Toyota Care 250.

Here’s how today’s schedule shapes up (all times are Eastern):

6:30 a.m. - Xfinity garage opens

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. - Cup garage open

9 – 9:55 a.m. - Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

10:05 a.m. - Xfinity qualifying; three rounds/multi-car (FS1)

11:15 a.m. - Xfinity driver-crew chief meeting

11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. - Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

12:30 p.m. - Xfinity driver introductions

1 p.m. – Toyota Care 250; 250 laps/187.5 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)