Daytona 500 2017: Dates, Speedweeks Schedule & Race Time

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The Super Bowl is in the rear-view mirror, which means one important thing for racing fans: The NASCAR season, and thus the Daytona 500, is right around the corner.

While the Great American Race, which takes on a slightly new stage format this year, is scheduled to get underway on Sunday, February 26, the action at Daytona starts much sooner than that.

Here’s a complete look at the schedule of events for the 2017 Daytona Speedweeks:


Daytona 2017 Schedule

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Note: All times are ET

Friday, February 17

5 p.m.: The Clash at Daytona first practice, Fox Sports 1

6:30 p.m.: The Clash at Daytona second practice, Fox Sports 1

Saturday, February 18

12:30 p.m.: NASCAR Cup Series practice, Fox Sports 1

2:30 p.m.: NASCAR Cup Series practice, Fox Sports 1

8 p.m.: Clash at Daytona, 75 laps (187.5 miles), Fox Sports 1

Sunday, February 19

3:10 p.m.: Daytona 500 Qualifying, FOX

Thursday, February 23

Noon: Can-Am Duel practice, Fox Sports 1

1 p.m.: Can-Am Duel practice, Fox Sports 1

2 p.m.: Camping World Truck Series first practice, Fox Sports 1

4 p.m.: Camping World Truck Series final practice, Fox Sports 1

7 p.m.: First Can-Am Duel, 60 laps (150 miles), Fox Sports 1

9 p.m.: Second Can-Am Duel, 60 laps (150 miles), Fox Sports 1

Friday, February 24

Noon: Xfinity Series first practice, Fox Sports 1

1 p.m.: Daytona 500 practice, Fox Sports 1

2 p.m.: Xfinity Series final practice, Fox Sports 1

3 p.m.: Daytona 500 practice, Fox Sports 1

4 p.m.: Camping World Truck Series Qualifying, Fox Sports 1

7:30 p.m.: Caming World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250, 100 laps (250 miles), Fox Sports 1

Saturday, February 25

10:30 a.m.: Xfinity Series Qualifying, Fox Sports 1

1 p.m.: Daytona 500 final practice, Fox Sports 1

3:30 p.m.: Xfinity Series Powershares QQQ 300, 120 laps (300 miles), Fox Sports 1

Sunday, February 26

2 p.m.: Daytona 500, 200 laps (500 miles), FOX