The final NASCAR championship weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway kicks off today with the first champion to be crowned in tonightâs season-ending Truck Series race.
The day gets going early with back-to-back Truck Series practices in the morning, followed by two Xfinity Series and two Cup practices, Truck qualifying and then the eveningâs main event, the Ford EcoBoost 200.
The wunderground.com site forecasts a temperature of 75 degrees, partly cloudy skies and a 14% chance of race for the start of the Truck Series race.
Hereâs how todayâs schedule shapes up:
(All times are Eastern)
7:30 a.m. â Truck Series garage opens
9:05 â 9:55 a.m. â Truck Series practice (No TV)
10:35 â 11:25 a.m. â Final Truck practice (No TV)
11 a.m. â 9 p.m. â Xfinity garage open
12:30 â 10 p.m. â Cup garage open
2:35 â 3:25 p.m. â Xfinity practice (NBCSN)
3:35 â 4:25 p.m. â Cup practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network)
4:35 p.m. â Truck Series qualifying; single truck/one lap (FS1)
5:35 â 6:25 p.m. â Final Xfinity practice (NBCSN)
6:15 p.m. â Truck Series driver-crew chief meeting
6:30 â 7:20 p.m. â Final Cup practice (NBCSN, MRN)
7:30 p.m. â Truck Series driver introductions
8 p.m. â Ford EcoBoost 200; 134 laps/201 miles (FS1, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)