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

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NASCAR schedule – Circuit of the Americas this weekend

The seventh weekend of the 2023 NASCAR season will be underway soon as the Cup, Xfinity, and Truck Series travel to Circuit of the Americas. The Truck Series race will be live Saturday, March 25 on FS1 at 1:30 PM ET. Get FS1 on Sling TV today.

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Next NASCAR race

Saturday, March 25

SeriesTime (ET)TV
XPEL 225 (Truck)1:30 PMFS1
Circuit of the Americas – Austin, TX

NASCAR schedule: Practice and qualifying times (ET)

March 24:

  • 2:05-2:55 PM: Cup practice (No TV)
  • 4:30-4:50 PM: Truck practice (No TV)
  • 5:00 PM: Truck qualifying – multiple trucks, two groups, two rounds (No TV)
  • 6:30-6:50 PM: Xfinity practice (FS1)
  • 7:00 PM: Xfinity qualifying – multiple cars, two groups, two rounds (FS1)

March 25:

  • 11:30 AM: Cup qualifying – multiple cars, two groups, two rounds (FS1)

Saturday, March 25

SeriesTime (ET)TV
Pit Boss 250 presented by USA Today (Xfinity)5:00 PMFS1
Circuit of the Americas – Austin, TX

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NASCAR schedule – Upcoming races

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

Sunday, March 26

SeriesTime (ET)TV
EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix (Cup)3:30 PMFOX
Circuit of the Americas – Austin, TX

NASCAR weekly fantasy picks

  • To be updated on Sunday morning…Joey Logano won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Atlanta.

Saturday, April 1

SeriesTime (ET)TV
ToyotaCare 250 (Xfinity)1:000 PMFS1
Richmond Raceway – Richmond, VA

Saturday, April 1

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

Sunday, April 2

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

Major NASCAR races

Sunday, April 9

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

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: EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix
Mar 27, 2022; Austin, Texas, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Ross Chastain (1) reacts by smashing a watermelon on the ground after winning the EchoPark Automotive Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Mandatory Credit: Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports

The NASCAR Cup Series will be racing at Circuit of the Americas, located in Austin, TX starting on March 24. The venue is a 2.3-mile road course with a capacity of 150,000 fans and is the seventh 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 March 25 when the Truck Series travels to Circuit of the Americas for the XPEL 225.

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 catch the next NASCAR race on FS1 when the Truck Series travels to Circuit of the Americas for the XPEL 225 on March 25. The race is scheduled to begin at 1:30 PM ET as the fourth official points event for the Truck 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.

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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.”