NASCAR Truck: schedule, weather outlook for Bristol
By AMANDA VINCENT
Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway hosts a NASCAR tripleheader that begins early, compared to other NASCAR race week/weekends, with the Camping World Truck Series kicking off the weekend Wednesday with the UNOH 200. The Xfinity and Sprint Cup series arrive at the track later in the week for Friday and Saturday-night racing.
Here’s the rundown of on-track activity Wednesday at Bristol for the Truck Series in preparation for and leading up to the UNOH 200 on Wednesday night (courtesy of NASCAR.com
All times ET 9:30-10:25 a.m. – practice (FS1) 11:30a.m.-12:25 p.m. – final practice (FS1) 4:45 p.m. – Qualifying (FS2) 8:30 p.m. – UNOH 200 (FS1)
Worth noting: The NASCAR Whelen Modified and Southern Modified tours also will run a combination race for the two series — the Busch’s Beans 150 — on Wednesday. Qualifying for that event will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, with the race to follow at 6:05 p.m.
The local weather forecast for Wednesday in Bristol, Ten., includes a 43 percent chance of rain with a high temperature in the high 80s before dropping to the low 70s overnight. Thunderstorms are possible around race time but are expected to move out of the area during the nighttime hours, leaving cloudy skies.