Schedule for Talladega’s playoff weekend
NASCAR returns to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend to continue the playoffs for the Cup and Gander Outdoors Truck Series.
On Saturday, wunderground.com forecasts a temperature of 65 degrees, partly cloudy skies and 20% chance of race for the start of the Truck Series race.
For Sunday, it calls for cloudy skies, a temperature of 68 degrees and a 40% chance of rain for the start of the Cup race.
Here’s the full weekend schedule with TV and radio info.
(All times ares Eastern)
Friday, Oct. 11
10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m - Cup garage open
11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. - Truck Series garage open
12:35 - 1:25 p.m. - Truck practice (No TV)
1:35 - 2:25 p.m. - Cup practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network)
3:35 - 4:25 p.m. - Final Truck practice (No TV)
4:35 - 5:25 p.m. - Final Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)
Saturday, Oct. 12
9 a.m. - Truck Series garage opens
10:35 a.m. - Truck Series qualifying; single truck/one lap (FS1)
Noon - Cup garage opens
Noon - Truck driver-crew chief meeting
1 p.m. - Truck driver introductions
1:30 p.m. - Sugarlands Shine 250; 94 laps/250.04 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
4:35 p.m. - Cup qualifying; single car/one lap (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
Sunday, Oct. 12
10 a.m. - Cup garage opens
Noon - Driver-crew chief meeting
1:20 p.m. - Driver introductions
2 p.m. - 1000Bulbs.com 500; 188 laps/500.08 miles (NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)