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Daytona Speedweeks schedule 2020: Dates, race times, TV channels for NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Truck and ARCA Series

Sporting News — (Tadd Haislop)

The Daytona 500 arrives each year as the first race of the NASCAR Cup Series season, but it's the finale of stock car racing's best week of the year.

Daytona International Speedway is once again the center of the racing universe as NASCAR Cup, Xfinity, Truck and ARCA Series teams descend upon the 2.5-mile oval for their respective season-openers. From Friday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 16, the track will be buzzing with action from all four series.

MORE: A complete Daytona 500 TV schedule

With the exceptions of Daytona 500 qualifying and the race itself (Fox), plus the first of two Truck Series practice sessions Thursday (FS2), all Daytona Speedweeks practices, qualifying sessions and races will broadcast live on FS1. Additionally, all Fox presentations of Daytona Speedweeks events can be streamed live on Fox Sports Go.

Below is the full schedule for Daytona Speedweeks in 2020, including how to watch each event.

Daytona Speedweeks schedule 2020

  • Friday, Feb. 7
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ETLucas Oil 200 practiceARCA Menard'sN/A
3 - 4 p.m. ETLucas Oil 200 final practiceARCA Menard'sN/A
  • Saturday, Feb. 8
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
11:35 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. ETClash final practiceCup SeriesFS1
12:30 p.m. ETLucas Oil 200 qualifyingARCA Menard'sN/A
1:35 - 2:25 p.m. ETDaytona 500 practiceCup SeriesFS1
3 - 3:50 p.m. ETDaytona 500 practiceCup SeriesFS1
4:45 p.m. ETLucas Oil 200ARCA Menard'sFS1
  • Sunday, Feb. 9
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
12 - 1 p.m. ETDaytona 500 qualifyingCup SeriesFox
3 p.m. ETBusch Clash at DaytonaCup SeriesFS1
  • Thursday, Feb. 13
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
4:05 - 4:55 p.m. ETNextEra Energy 250 practiceTruck SeriesFS2
5:30 - 5:55 p.m. ETNextEra Energy 250 final practiceTruck SeriesFS1
7 p.m. ETBluegreen Vacations Duel No. 1Cup SeriesFS1
8:45 p.m. ETBluegreen Vacations Duel No. 2Cup SeriesFS1
  • Friday, Feb. 14
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
2:05 - 2:55 p.m. ETNASCAR Racing Experience 300 practiceXfinity SeriesFS1
3:10 p.m. ETNextEra Energy 250 qualifyingTruck SeriesFS1
4:32 - 4:57 p.m. ETNASCAR Racing Experience 300 final practiceXfinity SeriesFS1
5:05 - 5:55 p.m. ETDaytona 500 practiceCup SeriesFS1
7:30 p.m. ETNextEra Energy 250Truck SeriesFS1
  • Saturday, Feb. 15
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
11 a.m. ETNASCAR Racing Experience 300 qualifyingXfinity SeriesFS1
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ETDaytona 500 final practiceCup SeriesFS1
2:30 p.m. ETNASCAR Racing Experience 300Xfinity SeriesFS1
  • Sunday, Feb. 16
TimeEventSeriesTV channel
2:30 p.m. ETDaytona 500Cup SeriesFox

Fox's Daytona Speedweeks coverage marks the beginning of its 20th season covering NASCAR. The network in 2020 will broadcast 11 Cup Series races, 14 Xfinity Series races and the entirety of the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series schedule. Fox also will present eight ARCA Menards Series races this season.

Now a two-man booth after analyst Darrell Waltrip's retirement, Mike Joy and Jeff Gordon are returning to call Fox's Cup Series races this season. They'll be complimented again by Larry McReynolds' insight from Fox's studio in Charlotte, and Matt Yocum, Jamie little, Vince Welch and Regan Smith will deliver reports from pit road.

Adam Alexander again will be the lead play-by-play voice for Fox's Xfinity Series race broadcasts in 2020, with Michael Waltrip and a rotation of driver analysts yet to be announced. Welch and Waltrip will call Truck Series races.

As for Saturday night's ARCA race on FS1, Dave Reiff and Phil Parsons will be on the call with Katie Osborne reporting from pit road.