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NASCAR schedule: Races today, this weekend, and how to watch

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NASCAR schedule – Richmond and Texas this weekend

The eighth weekend of the 2023 NASCAR season will be underway soon as the Cup and Xfinity Series travel to Richmond Raceway while the Truck Series travels to Texas Motor Speedway. The Xfinity Series race will be live Saturday, April 1 on FS1 at 1:00 PM ET. Get FS1 on Sling TV today.

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Next NASCAR race

Saturday, April 1

SeriesTime (ET)TV
ToyotaCare 250 (Xfinity)1:00 PMFS1
Richmond Raceway – Richmond, VA

NASCAR schedule: Practice and qualifying times (ET)

April 1:

  • 8:05-8:25 AM: Xfinity practice (FS1)
  • 8:35 AM: Xfinity qualifying – single car, two laps, single round (FS1)
  • 10:05-10:45 AM: Cup practice (FS1)
  • 10:35-10:55 AM: Truck practice (No TV)
  • 10:50 AM: Cup qualifying – single car, two groups, two laps, two rounds (FS1)
  • 11:05 AM: Truck qualifying – single truck, single lap, single round (No TV)

Saturday, April 1

SeriesTime (ET)TV
SpeedyCash.com 250 (Truck)4:30 PMFS1
Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, TX

NASCAR schedule – Upcoming races

Here are the upcoming races for the following weekend of the NASCAR schedule.

Sunday, April 2

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Toyota Owners 400 (Cup)3:30 PMFS1
Richmond Raceway – Richmond, VA

NASCAR weekly fantasy picks

  • To be updated on Sunday morning…Tyler Reddick won the Cup Series race at COTA.

Saturday, April 8

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Weather Guard Truck Race on Dirt (Truck)8:00 PMFS1
Bristol Motor Speedway Dirt – Bristol, TN

Sunday, April 9

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Food City Dirt Race (Cup)7:00 PMFOX
Bristol Motor Speedway Dirt – Bristol, TN

Major NASCAR races

Sunday, May 21

SeriesTime (ET)TV
NASCAR All-Star Race (Cup)8:00 PMFS1
North Wilkesboro Speedway – North Wilkesboro, NC

Sunday, May 28

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Coca-Cola 600 (Cup)6:00 PMFOX
Charlotte Motor Speedway – Concord, NC

Sunday, July 2

SeriesTime (ET)TV
NASCAR Cup Series Race at Chicago (Cup)5:30 PMNBC
Chicago Street Course – Chicago, IL

Sunday, September 3

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Cook Out Southern 500 (Cup)6:00 PMUSA
Darlington Raceway – Darlington, SC

Saturday, September 16

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Bass Pro Shops Night Race (Cup)7:30 PMUSA
Bristol Motor Speedway – Bristol, TN

Sunday, November 5

SeriesTime (ET)TV
NASCAR Cup Series Championship (Cup)3:00 PMNBC
Phoenix Raceway – Avondale, AZ

Where is NASCAR racing this weekend?

NASCAR: Toyota Owners 400
Apr 3, 2022; Richmond, Virginia, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin (11) celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

The NASCAR Cup Series will be racing at Richmond Raceway, located in Richmond, VA starting on April 1. The venue is a 0.75-mile track with a capacity of 51,000 fans and is the eighth event on the 38-race NASCAR schedule.

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Is there a NASCAR race today?

No, there is not a NASCAR race today. The next NASCAR race will come on April 1 when the Xfinity Series travels to Richmond Raceway for the ToyotaCare 250. Then, the Truck Series races at Texas Motor Speedway later in the day.

What channel is the NASCAR race on this weekend?

NASCAR schedule: TV information
Jul 31, 2022; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Dale Earnhardt Jr. before the Verizon 200 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course. Mandatory Credit: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

You can watch the next NASCAR race on FS1 when the Xfinity Series travels to Richmond Raceway for the ToyotaCare 250 on April 1. The race is scheduled to begin at 1:00 PM ET as the seventh official points event for the Xfinity Series on the NASCAR schedule.

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What’s the NASCAR schedule for 2023?

There are 38 overall races on the 2023 NASCAR schedule. Only 36 races are points-paying as the other two races, the Busch Light Clash and All-Star Race, are exhibition races held by the sport. The NASCAR schedule for next year is typically released during the summer months.

Related: NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, and Truck drivers during the 2023 season

When does the 2023 NASCAR season start?

NASCAR schedule
Feb 6, 2022; Los Angeles, California, USA; Overall view as NASCAR Cup Series drivers race around the track during the Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The NASCAR season will commence on February 5, 2023, when the Cup Series heads off to the Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum located at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, CA. The first official points-paying race will be two weeks later with the Daytona 500.

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When is the 2023 Daytona 500?

NASCAR: Daytona 500
Feb 19, 2023; Daytona Beach, Florida, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr celebrates after winning the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Daytona 500 will occur on February 19, 2023, in Daytona, FL. The venue is a 2.50-mile track with a capacity of 101,500 fans. The track’s first event took place in 1959 and is commonly called by its nickname “The World Center of Racing.”