NASCAR Saturday Schedule at Watkins Glen International

Practice and qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series are scheduled for Saturday at Watkins Glen International, with teams gearing up for Sunday’s 90-lap race, the penultimate event on the regular season schedule.

Kevin Harvick, the winner of last Sunday’s race at Richmond Raceway, will be looking for a third straight victory.

Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. resume the battle for the 16th and final spot in the playoffs. Blaney has his 26-point lead over Truex coming into Sunday’s race. Of course, if a new winner emerges at the Glen, that driver will slide down to his 16th place.

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Also on Saturday’s schedule are Xfinity Series practice and qualifying, and the 82-lap Xfinity Race (USA Network) at 3pm.

Watkins Glen International

weather forecast

Saturday: Interval between clouds and sunshine. 86 at best.

Saturday, August 20th

(always eastern)

garage open

  • 7am-2:30pm — Cup Series
  • 8:30 am — Xfinity Series

Track activity

  • 10:05am – 10:35am — Xfinity Series Practice (NBC Sports App)
  • 10:35am – 11:30am — Xfinity Series Qualifiers (NBC Sports App)
  • 12:05 – 1:05 pm — Cup Series Practice (NBC Sports App)
  • 1:05pm – 2:00pm — Cup Series Qualifiers (NBC Sports App, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
  • 3:00 PM — Xfinity Series Race (82 Laps, 200 Miles; USA Network, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

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