Today’s Xfinity race at Michigan: Start time, weather, radio/TV info and lineup
The Xfinity Series makes its return to Michigan International Speedway for today’s Menard’s 250 presented by Valvoline. Here are the details:
(All times are Eastern)
START: John Menard, owner and founder of Menard’s, will give the command for drivers to start engines at 1:37 p.m. Green flag is set to wave at 1:46 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is 125 laps (250 miles) around the 2-mile oval.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: The Xfinity Garage opens at 7 a.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at 11:45 a.m. Driver introductions are at 1:05 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Trent Broussard of the West Michigan Opera Project and Holland Chorale in Michigan will perform the anthem at 1:31 p.m.
TV/RADIO: FS1 will broadcast the race with its coverage beginning at 1 p.m. Motor Racing Network’s broadcast on radio and at MRN.com begins at 1 p.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the MRN broadcast.
FORECAST: wunderground.com predicts a high temperature of 86 degrees with 15 percent chance of rain at the start.
LAST TIME: Kyle Busch won in his first Xfinity race since being injured at Daytona last year. Chase Elliott was second with Kyle Larson third, Chris Buescher fourth and Elliott Sadler fifth.