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Thursday’s schedule at Daytona International Speedway

Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick

Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick


Today marks a busy day at Daytona International Speedway. When it’s over, we’ll know who the starters will be for Sunday’s Daytona 500.

The night concludes with the Budweiser Duels. Thirteen drivers are guaranteed a starting spot in the 500, leaving 30 spots to fill.

Here’s a look at today’s schedule.

8 am - 7 pm - Camping World Truck garage open

10:30 am - 11:00 pm - Sprint Cup garage open

10:45 am - Sprint Cup, Xfinity & Camping World Truck mandatory spotter meeting

11 am - 5 pm - Xfinity garage open

12 - 1:25 pm - Sprint Cup final practice before Duel 150 qualifying races (Fox Sports 1/MRN)

12:30 pm - Camping World Truck rookie meeting and random drawing

1:30 - 2:25 pm - Camping World Truck practice (Fox Sports 1)

2 pm - Sprint Cup race inspection

3:30 - 4:55 pm - Camping World Truck final practice (Fox Sports 1)

5:15 pm - Sprint Cup driver/crew chief meeting

6:40 pm - Sprint Cup driver introductions

7 pm - Budweiser Duel 150 mile qualifying races (60 laps/150 miles each) (Fox Sports 1/MRN)

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