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Weekend schedule: Xfinity Series at Road America

NASCAR XFINITY Series Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville

ELKHART LAKE, WI - AUGUST 29: Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, leads at the start of the Xfinity Series Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville on at Road America on August 29, 2015 in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

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While the NASCAR Cup Series is enjoying its last off-weekend of the season and the Camping World Truck Series is also off, there will still be racing this weekend.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series will visit Road America for Sunday’s Johnsonville 180.

This is the eighth Xfinity Series race to be held on Road America’s 4.048-mile road course.

The first six race winners there were Carl Edwards (2010), Reed Sorenson (2011), Nelson Piquet Jr. (2012), A.J. Allmendinger (2013), Brendan Gaughan (2014) and Paul Menard (2015).

Michael McDowell won last year’s race, leading half (24 laps) of the 48-lap event. Gaughan finished second, followed by Brennan Poole.

This will be the third road course race for Xfinity drivers in the last four events, and the final one of the season for the series.

Here’s this weekend’s schedule (all times Eastern):

Saturday, August 26

11:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Xfinity garage open

2 – 2:55 p.m. – Xfinity practice (NBCSN)

4 – 4:55 p.m. – Final Xfinity practice (NBCSN)

Sunday, August 27

8 a.m. – Xfinity garage open

11:45 a.m. – Xfinity qualifying (multi-vehicle, two rounds) (CNBC)

1 p.m. – Xfinity driver/crew chief meeting

2:30 p.m. – Xfinity driver introductions

3 p.m. – Johnsonville 180 Xfinity race (45 laps, 182.16 miles) (NBC, Motor Racing Network/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

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