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NASCAR at Phoenix International Raceway event schedule

The semi annual NASCAR weekend kicks off at Phoenix International Raceway kicks off on Thursday, February 26. It’s four-days of racing and it includes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, K&N Pro Series-West and the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series.

Danica Patrick on March 1, 2013 at Phoenix International Racway
Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

Event Schedule courtesy of Phoenix International Raceway:

Thursday, February 27

9:00 a.m. Spectator Gates Open (Gates 2, 3, 4, 8)

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West Practice

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West Final Practice

1:30 p.m. NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West Qualifying

3:05 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Practice

4:30 p.m. Pre-Race Ceremonies Begin

5:00 p.m. Talking Stick Resort 75, NASCAR K&N Pro Series-West Race (75 laps / 75 miles)

Friday, February 28

10:00 a.m. Spectator Gates Open (Gates 2, 3, 4, 7, 8)

10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Final Practice

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Practice

Noon - 1:30 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice

1:40 p.m. NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Qualifying

3:00 p.m. - 4:25 p.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Final Practice

4:35 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying

6:30 p.m. Pre-Race Ceremonies Begin

7:00 p.m. Toyota 120, NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series Race (120 laps / 120 miles)

Saturday, March 1

9:00 a.m. Spectator Gates Open (All Gates)

9:00 a.m. - 9:55 a.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice

10:05 a.m. NASCAR Nationwide Series Qualifying

Noon - 12:50 p.m. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice

1:15 p.m. Pre-Race Ceremonies Begin

1:45 p.m. Blue Jeans Go GreenTM 200 presented by Cotton, The Fabric of Our Lives®, NASCAR Nationwide Series Race (200 laps / 200 miles)

Sunday, March 2

8:00 a.m. Spectator Gates Open (All Gates)

Noon Pre-Race Ceremonies Begin

1:00 p.m. The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race (312 laps / 312 miles)