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Weekend schedule: Phoenix

February 23, 2014, NASCAR.com

Plan your NASCAR weekend with these on-track times for Phoenix

All times ET/ BUY TICKETS/ WEEKEND TRACK EVENTS

SUNDAY, MARCH 2:

RACE-DAY SCHEDULE
2:25 p.m.:
Official welcome by Bryan Sperber, president of Phoenix International Raceway
2:26 p.m.: Beginning of honorary race officials' introductions, including A.J. Foyt and Bobby Allison
2:29 p.m.: Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter: Marcus Lemonis, chairman & CEO of Camping World and Good Sam and star of CNBC's "The Profit."
2:29:30 p.m.: Introduction of Miss Sprint Cup
2:30 p.m.: FOX on air
2:30 p.m.: Driver introductions
2:50 p.m.: Miss Sprint Cup interviews polesitter Brad Keselowski.
2:52 p.m.: Phoenix International Raceway presentation
3:00 p.m.: Intro Presentation of Colors: Luke Air Force Base Color Guard
3:00:20 p.m.: Invocation by: PIR Chaplain Ken Bowers
3:00:45 p.m.: Intro National Anthem
3:01 p.m.: National Anthem: Emmy winner and PIR favorite: Dr. Jesse McGuire
3:02:45 p.m.: Fly-By (KC Flight Team)
3:08 p.m.: "Drivers, start your engines" command by Marcus Lemonis
3:15 p.m.: Green flag (312 laps, 312 miles)

 ON TRACK
-- -- 3 p.m.: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500, Presented by Small Business Fueling America, FOX on air at 2:30 p.m. ET (Get results)

NEWS CONFERENCES
-- 12 p.m.: Bobby Allison
-- 12:30 p.m.: A.J. Foyt
-- 1 p.m.: Marcus Lemonis, Chairman & CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises and star of CNBC’s The Profit
-- Approx. 6 p.m.: NSCS post-race (Watch live)

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 26:

ON TRACK
-- 8-8:45 p.m.: Mexico Toyota Series practice
-- 9:15-10 p.m.: Mexico Toyota Series practice

THURSDAY, FEB. 27:

ON TRACK
-- 11 a.m.-noon: K&N Pro Series West practice
-- 12:30-1:30 p.m. ET: K&N Pro Series West final practice
-- 3:30 p.m.: K&N Pro Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying
-- 5:05-6:30 p.m.: Mexico Toyota Series practice
-- 7 p.m.: K&N Pro Series West Talking Stick Resort 75 (75 laps, 75 miles)

NEWS CONFERENCES
-- 3 p.m.: Abraham Calderon, Daniel Suarez and Rodrigo Peralta, NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series

FRIDAY, FEB. 28:

ON TRACK
-- Noon-12:50 p.m.: Mexico Toyota Series practice
-- 1-1:50 p.m.: Nationwide Series practice, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 2 p.m-3:30 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 3:40 p.m.: Mexico Toyota Series qualifying
-- 5 p.m.-6:25 p.m.: Nationwide Series final practice, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 6:40 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series qualifying, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 9 p.m.: Mexico Toyota Series Toyota 120 (120 laps, 120 miles), mun2

GARAGECAM, PRESENTED BY MOBIL 1
-- 12:30 p.m.: NNS Garage Cam presented by Mobil 1
-- 1:30 p.m.: NSCS GarageCam presented by Mobil 1

NEWS CONFERENCES
-- 11:30 a.m.: Kurt Busch
-- 11:45 a.m.: Gillian Zucker, Auto Club Speedway
-- 12:15 p.m.: Regan Smith
-- 12:30 p.m.: Jeff Gordon
-- 1 p.m.: Jimmie Johnson
-- 1:15 p.m.: Dale Earnhardt Jr.
-- 4 p.m.: Denny Hamlin
-- 4:45 p.m.: Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR executive VP of racing operations, Federico Alaman, NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series managing director, Daniel Suarez
-- Approx 7:40 p.m.: NSCS post-quals

SATURDAY, MARCH 1:

ON TRACK
-- 11-11:55 a.m.: Sprint Cup Series practice, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 12:10 p.m.: Nationwide Series qualifying, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 2-2:50 p.m.: Sprint Cup Series final practice, FOX Sports 1 (Get results)
-- 3:45 p.m.: NASCAR Nationwide Series Blue Jeans Go Green 200 presented by Cotton, The Fabric of Our Lives (200 laps, 200 miles), ABC on air at 3:30 (coverage to resume on ESPNEWS after rain delay) (Get results)

NEWS CONFERENCES
-- 11:45 a.m.: Andrea Samber, Cotton Inc.
-- Approx. 5:30 p.m.: NNS post-race