NASCAR Friday schedule at Atlanta Motor Speedway

NASCAR Xfinity and Craftsman Truck Series drivers are scheduled to qualify Friday afternoon for Saturday races at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but weather could interfere with those plans.

The forecast calls for rain at the Hampton, Georgia, track Friday. The weather system is expected to clear out Friday night. The forecast for Saturday and Sunday is much better.

Atlanta Motor Speedway (Cup, Xfinity and Truck)

Weekend weather

Friday: Rain likely. Potential for heavy rain. High of 63. Winds 10-15 mph. Chance of rain 100%.

Friday, March 17

(All times Eastern)

Garage open

  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. — Truck Series

  • 11:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. — Xfinity Series

  • 3:30 – 8:30 p.m. — Cup Series

Track activity

  • 3:05 – 4:30 p.m. — Truck qualifying (FS1)

  • 4:35 – 6 p.m. — Xfinity qualifying (FS1)

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