NASCAR Racing Schedule for Charlotte – Updated

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and XFINITY Series will compete at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend while the Camping World Truck Series is off. Please check below for the complete schedule of events.

All times are Eastern.

Thursday, Oct. 6:

On Track:
1:30-2:55 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series First Practice – NBCSN/NBC Sports App
3-3:55 p.m.: XFINITY Series First Practice – NBCSN/NBC Sports App
5:30-6:55 p.m.: XFINITY Series Final Practice – NBCSN/NBC Sports App
7:20 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying – NBCSN/NBC Sports App  

Garage Cam: (Watch live)
1 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series
2:30 p.m.: XFINITY Series

Press Conferences: (Watch live)
Noon: Martin Truex Jr.
12:45 p.m.: Austin Dillon
1:15 p.m.: Ty Dillon
3:05 p.m.: Carl Edwards
3:30 p.m.: Kyle Busch
4:15 p.m.: Brandon Jones
8:20 p.m.: Post-NSCS qualifying

Friday, Oct. 7:

On Track:
3:30-4:25 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series Second Practice – NBCSN/NBC Sports App – CANCELED
4:45 p.m.: XFINITY Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying – NBCSN/NBC Sports App – CANCELED
6:30-7:20 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series Final Practice – NBCSN/NBC Sports App – CANCELED
8 p.m.: XFINITY Series Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC (200 laps, 200 miles) – NBCSN/NBC Sports App – POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, 11 A.M. ET

Saturday, Oct. 8:

On Track:
7 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 (334 laps, 501 miles) – NBC/NBC Sports App – POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, Noon ET

Press Conferences: (Watch live)
3:45 p.m.: Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota
10:30 p.m.: Post-NSCS Race

Sunday, Oct. 9:

On Track:
Noon: Green Flag – Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 (334 laps, 500 miles) – NBC/NBC Sports App
4:30 p.m.: XFINITY Series Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC (200 laps, 300 miles) – NBCSN/NBC Sports App

Press Conferences: (Watch live)
Post-NSCS Race
Post-NXS Race

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of

Angela Campbell
A native of Charlotte, NC, Angela (Angie) was first introduced to racing by her father. An avid fan of NASCAR, she found a way to combine her love of racing with her passion for writing. Angie is also an award-winning member of the National Motorsports Press Association. Follow her on Twitter @angiecampbell_ for the latest NASCAR news and feature stories.

More articles


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

American Muscle

Latest articles