Tonight’s Xfinity Series race at Richmond: Start time, weather, TV/radio info
The NASCAR Xfinity Series is down to its final two races before the playoffs begin. Elliott Sadler can clinch the regular-season championship tonight. Six drivers have clinched a spot in the 12-driver playoff entering tonight’s race.
Here is all the info you need for tonight’s race.
(All times are Eastern)
START: Mary Morris, CEO of Virginia529, will give the command to start engines at 7:37 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is scheduled for 250 laps (187.5 miles) around the .75-mile speedway.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends on Lap 75. Stage 2 ends on Lap 150.
PRERACE SCHEDULE: Garage opens at 7 a.m. Practice is from 8 - 9:55 a.m. The driver/crew chief meeting is at 3 p.m. Qualifying is scheduled for 4:15 p.m. Driver introductions are at 7:05 p.m.
NATIONAL ANTHEM: Kayla Adams will perform the Anthem at 7:31 p.m.
TV/RADIO: NBCSN’s race broadcast begins at 7:30 p.m. NBCSN’s coverage begins at 7 p.m. with Countdown to Green. Motor Racing Network’s broadcast begins at 7 p.m. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the MRN broadcast.
FORECAST: The wunderground.com site predicts a temperature of 65 degrees and a 0 percent chance of rain at race time.
LAST TIME: Kyle Larson led the final 10 laps to win in April. Justin Allgaier, who led a race-high 157 laps, finished second. Daniel Hemric was third. In this event a year ago, Kyle Busch led 197 of 250 laps to win. He was followed by Erik Jones and Brad Keselowski.
STARTING LINEUP: Click here for the starting lineup.