Daytona and Gateway weekend schedules

Two weeks after NASCAR competed on the Daytona road course, Cup and Xfinity teams return to Florida to race on the 2.5-mile oval for the second time this season.

Meanwhile, the Truck Series travels to Madison, Illinois to race at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.

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Here are the Daytona and Gateway weekend schedules:

(All times Eastern)

Weekend schedule for Daytona:

Thursday, Aug. 27

4:30 p.m. – Xfinity rookie meeting (electronic communication)

5 p.m. – Xfinity driver crew chief meeting (electronic communication)

5:30 p.m. – Driver motorhome parking (screening in progress)

 

Friday Aug. 28

8 – 10 a.m. – Xfinity haulers enter (screening in progress)

10 a.m. – Xfinity garage opens

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. – Xfinity garage access screening in progress

4:30 p.m. – Cup rookie meeting (electronic communication)

5 p.m. – Cup driver-crew chief meeting (electronic communication)

7:15 p.m. – Xfinity drivers report to cars

7:30 p.m. – Xfinity race; 100 laps/250 miles (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

10:30 p.m. – Xfinity haulers exit

 

Saturday, Aug. 29

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Cup haulers enters (screening and equipment unload)

12:30 p.m. – Cup garage opens

12:30  – 6:30 p.m. – Garage screening in progress

7:05 p.m. – Cup drivers report to cars

7:30 p.m. – Cup race; 160 laps/400 miles (NBC, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

11:30 p.m. – Cup haulers exit.

 

Weekend schedule for Gateway:

Friday, Aug. 28

5 p.m. – Truck Series driver-crew chief meeting (electronic communication)

 

Saturday, Aug. 29

7 – 9 a.m. – Truck haulers enter (screening in progress and equipment unload)

2 – 6 p.m. – Truck garage open

2 – 5 p.m. – Truck garage access screening in progress

3:30 – 4 p.m. – Truck rookie meeting (teleconference)

 

Sunday, Aug. 30

9 a.m. – Truck Series garage opens

9 – 11 a.m. – Truck Series garage access screening in progress

11:50 a.m. – Truck Series drivers report to vehicles

Noon – Truck Series race; 160 laps/200 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

5 p.m. – Truck Series haulers exit

Daytona and Gateway weekend schedules originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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