Today’s Xfinity race at Dover: Start time, weather, TV radio info
The Xfinity Series competes in its second race in the opening round of the Chase today at Dover International Speedway. Only Elliott Sadler has secured a spot in the next round after his win last weekend at Kentucky Speedway.
Here’s all the important info for today’s race.
(All times are Eastern)
START: Corporal Theresa Bloodsworth, Milford, Delaware, Police Department, will give the command to start engines at 2:58 p.m. The green flag is scheduled for 3:06 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 200 laps (200 miles) around the 1-mile track.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Xfinity garage opens at 8 a.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at 1:15 p.m. Driver introductions are at 2:25 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Andy Tongren, Young Rising Sons, will perform the National Anthem at 2:52 p.m.
TV/RADIO: NBCSN will broadcast the race with its coverage beginning at 2:30 p.m. with Countdown to Green, followed by race coverage at 3 p.m. Motor Racing Network’s radio broadcast begins at 2:30 p.m. and also can be heard at mrn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will have MRN’s broadcast.
FORECAST: The wunderground.com site predicts a temperature of 72 degrees at race time with a 42 percent chance of rain at the start of the race.
LAST TIME: Erik Jones won this race in May. Darrell Wallace Jr. was second and Alex Bowman third. In this event a year ago, Regan Smith led the final 80 laps to win. Denny Hamlin was second; Kyle Busch third.
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for Xfinity starting lineup