Speedweek forecast, Daytona 500 weather

Dustin Long
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After a long offseason, NASCAR returns to Daytona International Speedway and it is time again to look over the forecasts for Speedweek and the Daytona 500.

Remember, the forecasts can change throughout the week, so check back for the latest.

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Here’s a look at the Speedweek schedule and forecast, as well as the early Daytona 500 weather forecast, via wunderground.com:

TUESDAY, Feb. 9

7 p.m. ET – Busch Clash (FS1, Motor Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a high of 67 degrees and an 13% chance of rain.

 

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 10

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. ET – Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a high of 72 degrees and a 15% chance of rain.

7:30 p.m. ET – Cup qualifying (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 67 degrees and an 11% chance of rain.

 

THURSDAY, Feb. 11

5:35 – 6:25 p.m. ET – Camping World Truck Series practice (FS1)

Forecast: Partly cloudy with a high of 72 degrees with a 24% chance of isolated thunderstorms.

7 p.m. ET – Cup qualifying race 1 (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: High of 68 degrees with a 33% chance of isolated thunderstorms.

Approx. 8:45 p.m. ET – Cup qualifying race 2 (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: High of 66 degrees with a 37% chance of isolated thunderstorms.

 

 

FRIDAY, Feb. 12

1 – 2 p.m. ET – ARCA practice

Forecast: High of 74 degrees with a 37% chance of scattered thunderstorms.

3:10 p.m. ET – Camping World Truck Series qualifying (FS1)

Forecast: High of 74 degrees with a 48% chance of scattered thunderstorms.

4:35 – 5:25 p.m. ET – Xfinity Series practice (FS1)

Forecast: High of 71 degrees with a 69% chance of thunderstorms.

7:30 p.m. ET – Camping World Truck Series race (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: High of 65 degrees with a 67% chance of thunderstorms.

 

SATURDAY, Feb. 13

8:30 a.m. ET – ARCA group qualifying

Forecast: High of 62 degrees with a 53% chance of showers.

9:30 – 10:20 a.m. ET – Cup practice (FS2, MRN)

Forecast: High of 65 degrees with a 53% chance of showers.

10:40 a.m. ET – Xfinity Series qualifying (FS2, moves to FS1 at 11 a.m.)

Forecast: High of 69 degrees with a 45% chance of showers.

12:05 – 12:55 p.m. ET – Final Cup practice (FS1, MRN)

Forecast: High of 70 degrees with a 39% chance of showers.

1:30 p.m. ET – ARCA race (FS1, MRN)

Forecast: High of 71 degrees with a 55% chance of showers.

5 p.m. ET – Xfinity Series race (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: High of 69 degrees with a 68% chance of rain.

 

SUNDAY, Feb. 14

2:30 p.m. ET – Daytona 500 (FOX, FOX Deportes, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Forecast: High of 62 degrees with a 48% chance of showers.

 

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Speedweek forecast, Daytona 500 weather originally appeared on NBCSports.com