NASCAR’s weekend schedule for Talladega

Daniel McFadin
NBC Sports

NASCAR returns to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend with the Cup and Camping World Truck Series.

Cup will hold the second race of the Round of 12 while the Truck Series concludes its first playoff round.

Cup teams will only be in action for two days beginning Saturday.

Here’s the full weekend schedule with TV and radio info.

(All times are Eastern)

Friday, Oct. 12

8:30 am. – 8 p.m. – Truck garage open

10:05 – 10:55 a.m. – Truck practice (Fox Sports 2)

11:35 – 12:25 p.m. – Final Truck practice (FS2)

3 – 8 p.m. – Cup garage open

5:35 p.m. – Truck qualifying; two rounds/single truck (FS2)

Saturday, Oct. 13

9:30 a.m. – Truck garage opens

9:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. – Cup garage open

10:30 a.m. – Truck driver-crew chief meeting

11:05 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. – Final Cup practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network)

12:30 p.m. – Truck driver introductions

1 p.m. – Truck Series Fr8Auctions 250; 94 laps/250.04 miles (Fox, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

4:35 p.m. – Cup qualifying; two rounds/single car (NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Sunday, Oct. 14

9:30 a.m. – Cup garage opens

Noon – Driver-crew chief meeting

1:15 p.m. – Driver introductions

1:55 p.m. – 1000Bulbs.com 500; 188 laps/500.08 miles (NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

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