Weekend Schedule for NASCAR Xfinity and Cup races at Richmond Raceway

This weekend, NASCAR is returning to Richmond Raceway with two national series taking center stage. The Xfinity and Cup teams will be competing at the .75-mile Virginia track. The Xfinity Series will have a busy day of practice, qualifying, and racing on Saturday, while Cup teams will also be preparing for their primetime race on Sunday. In addition to these races, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour teams will be in action on Friday at Richmond.

The weather forecast for the weekend is promising with mostly sunny skies and a high of 67 degrees on Friday, a cloudy day with a high of 71 degrees on Saturday, and a high of 70 degrees on Sunday with a 33% chance of rain at the start of the Cup race. Trackhouse Racing drivers Daniel Suarez and Ross Chastain are looking to secure their second win of the season at Richmond.

On Friday, the garage opens at 9:30 a.m. for the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, followed by Xfinity Series activities from 12 – 5 p.m., and Cup Series activities from 4 – 9 p.m. Track activities include Modified Tour practice, qualifying, and the Modified Tour race which consists of 150 laps totaling 112.5 miles.

On Saturday, the garage opens at 6:30 a.m., firstly for Xfinity Series then opens at 8 am for Cup Series. Track activities for this day include Xfinity practice and qualifying as well as cup practice and qualifying

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