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Schedule for Talladega’s playoff weekend

Kyle Busch joins NASCAR America to talk about his team's performance throughout the playoffs, specifically his sixth-place finish at Dover.

NASCAR returns to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend to continue the playoffs for the Cup and Gander Outdoors Truck Series.

On Saturday, 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. - 500; 188 laps/500.08 miles (NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)