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Event times released for 2014 Sprint Cup schedule

January 07, 2014, NASCAR.com

Season will once again open with Daytona 500 on FOX

RELATED: Full 2014 Sprint Cup schedule

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series officially gets underway with the 56th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. ET on FOX. The season will once again culminate with the final race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN.

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule will consist of 36 points races as well as two additional weekends featuring non-points events. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points races can be seen on either FOX (first 13 events), TNT (next six events) or ESPN/ABC (final 17 events). All races are broadcast by either Motor Racing Network, Performance Racing Network or Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network; all races will also air on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel 90.

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Two events will see significant start time changes: the spring race at Texas Motor Speedway will shift to Sunday, April 6 and begin at 3 p.m. ET on FOX. The Kansas Speedway spring event on Saturday, May 10 will be under the lights for the first time, beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX.

The Sprint Unlimited, which takes place on Saturday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. ET, and two Daytona 500 qualifying races, which will take place in primetime for the first time at 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Feb. 20, will once again highlight the non-points races at the start of the season. Both events will air on FOX Sports 1. The third non-points event will be the annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which will also be broadcast on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday night, May 17.

Start times for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup will remain the same, with five of the first seven races beginning at 2 p.m. ET and the last three races beginning at 3 p.m. ET. The Bank of America 500 from Charlotte Motor Speedway is the only night race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, and will air on ABC on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. ET. All remaining Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup races will air on ESPN.

The full telecast schedule is below, and subject to change:

* designates a non-points race
All times listed are Eastern

Date Race/Facility Net.work TV Startt Startrt Radio
15-Feb *DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (SPRINT UNLIMITED) FS1 8:00PM 8:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
16-Feb *DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (DAYTONA 500 QUALIFYING) FOX 1:00PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
20-Feb *DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (DUELS) FS1 6:30PM 7:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
23-Feb DAYTONA 500 FOX 12:00PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
2-Mar PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY FOX 2:30PM 3:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
9-Mar LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FOX 2:30PM 3:00PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
16-Mar BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY FOX 12:30PM 1:00PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
23-Mar AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY FOX 2:30PM 3:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
30-Mar MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY FOX 12:30PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
6-Apr TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FOX 2:30PM 3:00PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
12-Apr DARLINGTON RACEWAY FOX 6:00PM 6:30PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
26-Apr RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY FOX 6:30PM 7:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
4-May TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY FOX 12:30PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
10-May KANSAS SPEEDWAY FOX 7:00PM 7:30PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
17-May *CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY (NASCAR SPRINT ALL-STAR RACE) FS1 7:00PM TBD  MRN/SIRIUSXM
25-May CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY FOX 5:30PM 6:00PM  PRN/SIRIUSXM
1-Jun DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY FOX 12:30PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
8-Jun POCONO RACEWAY TNT 12:00PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
15-Jun MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TNT 12:00PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
22-Jun SONOMA RACEWAY TNT 2:00PM 3:00PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
28-Jun KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TNT 6:30PM 7:30PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
5-Jul DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TNT 6:30PM 7:30PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
13-Jul NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY TNT 12:00PM 1:00PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
27-Jul INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ESPN 12:00PM 1:00PM  IMS/SIRIUSXM
3-Aug POCONO RACEWAY ESPN 12:00PM 1:00PM  MRN/SIRIUSXM
10-Aug WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL ESPN 12:00PM 1:00PM  MRN/SIRIUSXM
17-Aug MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ESPN 12:00PM 1:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
23-Aug BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY ABC 7:00PM 7:30PM  PRN/SIRIUSXM
31-Aug ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY ESPN 7:00PM 7:30PM PRN/SIRIUSXM
6-Sep RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ABC 7:00PM 7:30PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
14-Sep CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ESPN 1:00PM 2:00PM  MRN/SIRIUSXM
21-Sep NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY ESPN 1:00PM 2:00PM  PRN/SIRIUSXM
28-Sep DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ESPN 1:00PM 2:00PM  MRN/SIRIUSXM
5-Oct KANSAS SPEEDWAY ESPN 1:00PM 2:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
11-Oct CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY ABC 7:00PM 7:30PM  PRN/SIRIUSXM
19-Oct TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY ESPN 1:00PM 2:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
26-Oct MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY ESPN 1:00PM 1:30PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
2-Nov TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ESPN 2:00PM 3:00PM  PRN/SIRIUSXM
9-Nov PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ESPN 2:00PM 3:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM
16-Nov HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY ESPN 2:00PM 3:00PM MRN/SIRIUSXM

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