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Full weekend schedule for Darlington Raceway

The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series will be in action at Darlington Raceway, while the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series is off this weekend. Check out the full schedule below, which is subject to change.

Note: All times are ET

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SUNDAY, Sept. 2
RACE-DAY RUNDOWN

4:00:00 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Driver & Crew Chief Meeting (MENCS Garage)
5:25:00 p.m.: Drivers Introductions with Busch Pole Award (NASCAR Special Awards read earlier in pre-race)
6:00:00 p.m.: Intro Presentation of Colors by: SC Air National Guard Color Guard
6:00:10 p.m.: Moment of Silence
6:00:30 p.m.: Intro & Invocation by:
Dr. Bill Curtis, Cornerstone Baptist Church of Darlington, South Carolina
6:01:25 p.m.: National Anthem by: Pop music icons
Hanson
6:03:00 p.m.: Flyover TOT by: Bandit Flight Team (Turn 4 to Turn 1)
6:07:45 p.m.: “Drivers, Start Your Engines” by: Randy Poindexter, Sr. VP of Marketing Bojangles’ with 2019 NASCAR HOF Inductee Jack Roush and other members of the NASCAR HOF
6:15:45 p.m.: Green Flag – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 (367 laps, 501.3 miles), NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN4) (Results)

PRESS PASS (Watch live)
2 p.m.: STP and Richard Petty Motorsports
10:15 p.m.: Post-Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race

FRIDAY, Aug. 31
1:05-1:55 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series first practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App) (Results)
2:05-2:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series first practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada; TSN5) (Results)
3:05-3:55 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App) (Results)
4:05-4:55 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App) (Results)

PRESS PASS (Watch live)
11:10 a.m.: Derrike Cope and Bojangles’ President Randy Poindexter
11:30 a.m.:  NASCAR partnership announcement
11:45 a.m.: Justin Allgaier and Christopher Bell
12:05 p.m.: Denny Hamlin
1:00 p.m.: Kurt Busch
1:15 p.m.: Matt Kenseth

SATURDAY, Sept. 1
12:35 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series Pole Qualifying, NBCSN (UPDATE: Coverage will begin on the NBC Sports App until the conclusion of John McCain coverage on NBC, then Xfinity qualifying will pick up on NBCSN in addition to NBC Sports App as soccer moves over to NBC) (Canada: TSN App) (Results)
2 p.m.: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Busch Pole Qualifying, NBCSN/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN App) (Results)
3:30 p.m.: NASCAR Xfinity Series Sport Clips Haircuts VFW 200 (147 laps, 200.8 miles), NBC/NBC Sports App (Canada: TSN3) (Results)

PRESS PASS (Watch live)
2:45 p.m.: Post-Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying
5:15 p.m.: Post-NASCAR Xfinity Series race