CONCORD, N.C. – At long last, cars are back on track this weekend in the NASCAR Cup Series.
Without further ado, here’s what you need to know regarding the action this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.
WHEN IS PRACTICE?
This weekend, there are two different types of NASCAR Cup Series practice due to Daytona 500 qualifying taking place on the same day as The Clash exhibition race.
All three practice sessions take place on Saturday, Feb. 10, and all three will air on FOX Sports 1.
10:35-11:55 a.m. ET: The Clash final practice
1:05-1:55 p.m. ET: Daytona 500 qualifying first practice
3:05-3:55 p.m. ET: Daytona 500 qualifying final practice
WHAT TIME IS DAYTONA 500 QUALIFYING?
The two-round, single-car qualifying format for the Daytona 500 kicks off an eventful Sunday, Feb. 11.
12:15 p.m. ET: Daytona 500 qualifying, airing on FOX
WHAT TIME IS THE CLASH?
The Clash, the annual exhibition event at Daytona International Speedway, will follow shortly after Daytona 500 qualifying on Sunday, Feb. 11.
Both Chase Elliott and Jimmie Johnson are eligible to compete in the event, while Hendrick Motorsports teammates William Byron and Alex Bowman will not participate.
3 p.m. ET: The Clash, airing on FOX Sports 1
WHAT CHANNEL IS FOX SPORTS 1?
It varies, but this link allows fans to find the channel by entering their zip code and selecting their television provider.
CAN I LISTEN ON THE RADIO?
Daytona 500 qualifying and The Clash will be available on MRN as well as SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
CAN I WATCH ONLINE?
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Four different Hendrick Motorsports drivers have combined to win The Clash on six occasions: Ken Schrader (1989, 1990), Jeff Gordon (1994, 1997), Johnson (2005) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2008).
Hendrick Motorsports owns the all-time record for most Daytona 500 pole positions with 11 and has won the pole in six of the last 10 Daytona 500 races – including each of the last three. The organization has swept the front row in Daytona 500 qualifying five times, including last year with Elliott and Earnhardt in positions one and two, respectively.
Stay tuned to HendrickMotorsports.com for coverage all weekend long.