2013 NASCAR at Richmond International Raceway weather forecast: No weather woes

2013 NASCAR Weather Forecast for Richmond International Raceway

The Unofficial NASCAR Weatherman, Meteorologist Brian Neudorff, takes a look at the weather for this weekends NASCAR races at Richmond International Raceway

Quiet and pleasant weather is expected this weekend at Richmond International Raceway for both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series races. The rest of the afternoon will feature mostly sunny skies and comfortable temperatures near 70 degrees.

For tonight's Nationwide series race, race temperatures will start near 60 but fall into the 50s, with mostly clear skies and light easterly winds.

Little warmer Saturday as afternoon highs reach the lower 70s. More clouds are likely, but skies will be partly sunny. For Saturday night's Sprint Cup race, green flag temperatures will be around the low to mid 60s and falling to near 60 and the upper 50 by the time the checkered flag flies.

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FRIDAY:
4:05 p.m. EDT
Nationwide Series qualifying – Mostly sunny – temp: 70
5:35 p.m. EDT
Sprint Cup Series qualifying – Mostly sunny – temp: 69
7:30 p.m. EDT
Nationwide race – Mostly clear – temp: 61

SATURDAY
6:30 p.m. EDT
Sprint Cup Series Pre-race – Mostly sunny – temp: 66
7:30 p.m. EDT
Sprint Cup Series Race – Patchy clouds – temp: 63
8:30 p.m. EDT
Sprint Cup Series Race – Patchy clouds – temp: 60
9:30 p.m. EDT
Sprint Cup Series Race – Patchy clouds – temp: 57
10:30 p.m. EDT
Sprint Cup Series Race – Patchy clouds – temp: 54

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