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NASCAR heads to Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, AZ this weekend. All three series will race at the 1.0 mile track. The Truck Series will run the Lucas Oil 150 on Friday, the Nationwide Series will run the ServiceMaster 200 on Saturday and the Sprint Cup cars will hit the track on Sunday for the Advocare 500.
This is the ninth race of the Sprint Cup Series Chase, where twelve drivers battle to become this years champion. Jimmie Johnson currently leads Matt Kenseth in the points by seven points. With only two races to go, the championship is still up for grabs.
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Below you will find the Phoenix race weekend schedule, including the race start time, practice and qualifying times, tv and listening info, and weather at the track if you are headed out to see the races this weekend.
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All times are local to track in PST
Thursday, November 7
3:30-4:25 pm – Truck Series Practice
5:35 -7:00 pm – Truck Series Final Practice
Friday, November 8
10:00 – 11:30 pm Nationwide Series Practice TV: FoxSports1
11:35 -1:30 pm Sprint Cup Series Practice TV: FoxSports1
1:35 – 2:20 pm Nationwide Series Final Practice TV: FoxSports1
2:30 pm (4:30 pm/ET) Truck Series Qualifying (Two Laps – All Positions) TV: FoxSports2
3:40 pm (5:40 pm/ET) Sprint Cup Series Qualifying (Two Laps – All Positions) TV: FoxSports2
6:00 pm (8:00 pm/ET) Truck Series Race Lucas Oil 150 (150 laps, 150 miles) Green Flag: 6:18 (8:18pm/ET) TV: FoxSports1
Saturday, November 9
9:30 – 10:25 am – Sprint Cup Series Practice TV: FoxSports2
10:35 am (12:35 pm/ET) Nationwide Series Qualifying (Two Laps- All Positions) TV: FoxSports2
12:30 pm – 1:25 pm Sprint Cup Series Final Practice TV: FoxSports2
2:00 pm (4:00 pm/ET) Nationwide Series ServiceMaster 200 Race (200 laps, 200 miles) Green Flag: 2:16pm(4:16pm/ET) TV: ESPN2
Sunday, November 9
1:00 pm (3:00 pm/ET) Sprint Cup Series Race – Advocare 500 (312 laps, 312 miles) Green Flag: 1:15pm (3:15pm/ET) TV: ESPN
Trucks: Brian Scott in November 2012
Nationwide: Kyle Busch in Spring 2013
Sprint: Carl Edwards in Spring 2013
Beautiful weather this weekend in Phoenix for all three series races if you are headed to the track. Lots of sunshine and no threat of rain in the forecast.
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