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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series


Weekend schedule for Daytona

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series will hit Daytona International Speedway in February for the season-opening Daytona Speedweeks. Check out the full schedule below.

Note: All times are ET


SUNDAY, FEB. 26:

RUN OF SHOW

1:19:00 p.m.: Daytona 500 pre-race show featuring Lady Antebellum

1:43:00 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers Introductions with NASCAR Special Awards presented
2:10:00 p.m.: Intro Presentation of Colors by: USCG Component Joint Service Honor Guard
2:10:20 p.m.: Invocation by: Pastor Ronnie Barton, First Baptist Church of South Daytona
2:11:00 p.m.: National Anthem by: Jordin Sparks, starring in "God Bless the Broken Road," DAV Ambassador

2:12:30 p.m.: Fly-By TOT: United States Air Force Thunderbirds (Backstretch to Frontstretch)

2:18:00 p.m.: "Driver's, Start Your Engines" by: Owen Wilson

2:30:00 p.m.: Green Flag -- Daytona 500 (200 laps, 500 miles)


ON TRACK
-- 2 p.m.: Daytona 500 (200 laps, 500 miles), FOX (Results)

PRESS CONFERENCES (Watch live)
-- 10:20 a.m.: Honorary Race Official Mario Andretti
-- 10:40 a.m.: USAF Thunderbirds
-- 10:55 a.m.: Daytona 500 Grand Marshal Owen Wilson
-- 11:05 a.m.: Daytona 500 National Anthem Singer Jordin Sparks and Honorary Starter LaDainian Tomlinson
-- 11:30 a.m.: Daytona 500 Pre-Race Performers Lady Antebellum
-- 6:00 p.m. (approximately): Post-Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race

THURSDAY, FEB. 23:

ON TRACK
-- Noon-12:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice, FS1 CANCELED
-- 4 p.m.-5:55 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice, FS1 (Results)
-- 7 p.m.: First Can-Am Duel race (60 laps, 150 miles), FS1 (Results)
-- 9 p.m. (approx.): Second Can-Am Duel race (60 laps, 150 miles), FS1 (Results)

PRESS CONFERENCES (Watch live)
-- 1:30 p.m.: NASCAR Drive for Diversity
-- 3 p.m.: Denny Hamlin
-- 8 p.m. (approximately): Post-First Can Am Duel 
-- 10 p.m. (approximately): Post-Second Can-Am Duel

GARAGECAM (Watch live)
-- 1:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series CANCELED

FRIDAY, FEB. 24:

ON TRACK
-- Noon-12:55 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series first practice, FS1 (Results)
-- 1-1:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 practice, FS1 (Results)
-- 2-2:55 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice, FS1 (Results)
-- 3-3:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 practice, FS1 (Results)
-- 4:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Qualifying (single vehicle/two rounds), FS1 (Results)
-- 7:30 p.m.: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 (100 laps, 250 miles), FS1 (Results)

PRESS CONFERENCES (Watch live)
-- 11 a.m.: Team Penske 
-- 11:30 a.m.: Team Chevrolet and owners (Jim Campbell, of Chevrolet, U.S. VP, Performance Vehicles and Motorsports; Richard Childress of Richard Childress Racing; Chip Ganassi of Chip Ganassi Racing; and Rick Hendrick of Hendrick Motorsports)
-- 10 p.m. (approximately): Post-NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race

GARAGECAM (Watch live)
-- 11:30 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series
-- 12:30 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series



SATURDAY, FEB. 25:

ON TRACK
-- 10:30 a.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Qualifying (single vehicle/two rounds), FS1 (Results)
-- 12:30-1:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 final practice, FS1 (Results)
-- 3:30 p.m.: NASCAR XFINITY Series Powershares QQQ 300 (120 laps, 300 miles), FS1 (Results)


PRESS CONFERENCES (Watch live)
-- 10 a.m.: Ford Performance and team owners (Raj Nair of Ford Performance Executive VP, Product Development and Chief Technical Officer; Roger Penske of Team Penske; Jack Roush of Roush Fenway Racing and Tony Stewart of Stewart-Haas Racing)
-- 12:15 p.m.: Toyota Racing and team owners (Ed Laukes, the VP of marketing, performance and guest experience, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A.; Joe Gibbs of Joe Gibbs Racing; and Barney Visser of Furniture Row Racing
-- 6 p.m. (approximately): Post-NASCAR XFINITY Series race


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