NASCAR schedule and weather outlook for Chicagoland Speedway

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chicagolandnns072014Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., plays host to the NASCAR Nationwide Series this weekend, with the series running the EnjoyIllinois 300 at the track on Saturday night. The Nationwide Series is the only national-level NASCAR series in action this weekend. Here’s a look at the on-track weekend schedule (courtesy of NASCAR.com):

all times ET

FRIDAY
3:30-4:20 P.M. — practice (FOX Sports 1)
6:30-8 p.m. — final practice (FOX Sports 1)

SATURDAY
4:10 p.m. — qualifying (FOX Sports 2)
8:30 p.m. — race (ESPN2, coverage beginning at 8 p.m.)

WEATHER (courtesy of weather.com)
The weather forecast looks good for the Nationwide Series race weekend at Chicagoland. The only chance for rain throughout the scheduled race weekend is on Sunday, and it’s just a slight 10 percent. Temperatures on Friday are expected to fall within the range between 79 degrees and 59 degrees.

For qualifying and race day (Saturdays), there’s no rain in the forecast. The daytime high is expected to reach 83 degrees, with an overnight low of 64 degrees expected for the night event.

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