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The stars of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series head to Kansas Speedway for this weekend’s 5-Hour Energy 400, which goes green on Saturday night, May 10th. Joining the Cup Series at Kansas is the Camping World Truck Series, competing in the SFP 250 on Friday night, May 9th.

Gates open at 10 a.m. CT on Friday, May 9th, with Cup Series practice at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. CT, followed by Truck Series qualifying at 3:35 p.m. CT and Cup Series qualifying at 5:30 p.m. CT; the Camping World Truck Series SFP 250 goes green at 7:30 p.m. CT. On Saturday, May 10th, gates open at 3 p.m. CT, with a a pre-race concert from country singer Brett Eldredge at 4:40 p.m. CT; the Sprint Cup Series 5-Hour Energy 400 goes green at 6:30 p.m. CT.

Fans can download the Guest Guide and check out the track’s carry-in policy here, and first-time fans can get tips for the track here.

Tickets for the Truck Series race on Friday range in price from $25 to $60, while tickets for Saturday’s Cup Series race range in price from $29 to $139. Get tickets and more information on the race weekend at

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