RacingOne Weekend Preview
August 13, 2009 | 1:00 A.M. EST
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series makes its second stop at Michigan this season. Mark Martin took the lead on the last lap of the June race at MIS and went to victory lane for the fifth time there, and Carl Edwards is the defending CARFAX 400 winner. Drivers only have four chances left in the "Race to The Chase" competition.
Cup Series practice hits the 2-mile MIS track on Friday, August 14 from Noon - 1:30 p.m. ET. Qualifying begins at 3:40 p.m., and RacingOne will bring it to you live. The green flag is set to wave for the CARFAX 400, the 23rd race of the 2009 Cup Series season, at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, August 16. ESPN and MRN radio will begin live coverage starting at 1 p.m. for pre-race.
The NASCAR Nationwide Series also hits the track Friday with a practice session from 1:45 - 3:30 p.m. ET and a final session scheduled at approximately 5:15 p.m. (following the conclusion of Cup Qualifying). Saturday's Nationwide Qualifying begins at 10:35 a.m. (on SPEED). The CARFAX 250 is set for Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on ESPN2 and MRN/XM/SIRIUS radios, with coverage beginning with pre-race at 3 p.m.
RacingOne will be trackside at Michigan, so stay with us for the latest all weekend long, including late breaking news, results, statistics, photos, audio, video and post-race analysis.
The stars of World of Outlaws will make their way to the semi-banked half-mile Knoxville Raceway for the 49th Annual SuperClean Knoxville Nationals Saturday, August 15.
The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series hits Brainerd Int'l Raceway for the Lucas Oil Nationals. Qualifying sessions take place Friday and Saturday, with final eliminations on Sunday at Noon ET.
AMA Pro Road Racing Series presents the 10th Anniversary of the Big Kahuna Nationals at Virginia International Raceway Saturday and Sunday. The series' top divisions roll into the 2.25-mile, 17-turn circuit Friday with practice and qualifying. The American Superbike and Daytona SportBike races are each 23 laps/50 miles. Saturday's race action begins at 3 p.m. ET with the Superbike division. SportBike will follow at 4:10 p.m. Sunday will see SportBike first at 2 p.m., with Superbike closing the weekend at 4:20 p.m. There will be same-day telecasts on SPEED. Saturday's races will be broadcast at 8 p.m. ET, while Sunday's finale's and other highlights will air at Midnight.
Finally, the Grand-Am KONI Sports Car Challenge heads North of the Border, where divers will take to the 1.521-mile street circuit at Le Circuit de Trois-Rivières in Quebec for the 40th annual Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières. The Street Tuner (ST) race is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. ET Saturday, with the Grand Sport (GS) at 9:15 a.m. ET Sunday.
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