Just three days after the conclusion of the Daytona 500 early Tuesday morning, NASCAR is in Phoenix today to begin preparations for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race.
Friday's action features two practice sessions, Saturday is Sprint Cup qualifying and the Nationwide Series race, followed by the Cup race on Sunday.
Here's the full weekend schedule (all times listed are EASTERN; track is on Mountain time):
1 p.m. – Nationwide Series practice (1 hour, 20 minutes)
2:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup Series practice (1 hour, 30 minutes)
4:10 p.m. – Nationwide Series final practice (1 hour, 10 minutes)
5:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup Series final practice (1 hour, 30 minutes)
1:05 p.m. – Nationwide Series qualifying
2:35 p.m. – Sprint Cup Series qualifying
4:30 p.m. – Nationwide Series race: The Bashas' Supermarkets 200 (200 laps, 200 miles)
3 p.m. – Sprint Cup Series race: The Subway Fresh Fit 500 (312 laps, 312 miles)