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Sunday’s Xfinity race at Pocono: Start time, forecast and more

Kevin Harvick earns his first career NASCAR Cup win at Pocono in his 39th start at the raceway on Saturday.

The Xfinity Series continues its season Sunday with a visit to Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Highlighting today’s race will be the fourth and final segment of the Xfinity Dash 4 Cash.

Competing for the $100,000 prize for the highest-finishing full-time Xfinity will be Justin Haley, Austin Cindric, Alex Labbe and Ross Chastain.

Here’s all the info you need for Sunday’s race.

(All times are Eastern)

START: The command to start engines will be at 12:35 p.m. The green flag is scheduled to wave at 12:47 p.m.

PRERACE: Garage access health screening begins at 5 a.m. (teams are assigned specific times). Engine prime and final adjustments are at 10:30 a.m. Drivers report to their cars at 12:20 p.m. The invocation will be given by Billy Mauldin of Motor Racing Outreach at 12:27 p.m. The national anthem will be performed at 12:28 p.m.

DISTANCE: The race is 90 laps (225 miles) around the 2.5-mile triangle-shaped track.

STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 20. Stage 2 ends on Lap 40.

PACE LAPS: At the direction of race control, NASCAR will run the entire field down pit road for pit road speed verification. If a driver stops anywhere on pit road for any reason, they will start at the rear of the field.

TV/RADIO: FS1 will televise the race. Its coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. Motor Racing Network’s coverage will begin at 12 p.m. and also can be heard at SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry MRN’s broadcast.

FORECAST: The forecast calls for scattered thunderstorms, a high of 75 degrees and a 46% chance of rain predicted at the start of the race.

LAST RACE: Justin Haley won last weekend’s Xfinity race at Talladega Superspeedway. Ross Chastain finished second while Jeb Burton was third.

LAST RACE AT POCONO: Cole Custer held off Tyler Reddick and Chase Briscoe to earn the win last year in only the fourth Xfinity race ever held at the Tricky Triangle

STARTING LINEUP: Click here for starting lineup.

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