Talladega Superspeedway announces 2017 NASCAR weekend schedule


Talladega Superspeedway announced Wednesday the starting times and television networks that will showcase its 2017 NASCAR weekends.

Next spring’s double header will feature the Sparks Energy 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race on May 6, 2017, with a green flag of 12 p.m. CDT and the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race on May 7, which is set for 1 p.m.

In the fall, the excitement begins at 12 p.m. CDT on Oct. 14, 2017, with the Fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).

The weekend will culminate with on Oct. 15 with the Alabama 500 for the NSCS.

Both races, which will also be carried on MRN, will be pivotal Chase races in the battle for both series’ championships.

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