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Saturday Cup, Xfinity schedule at Talladega Superspeedway

Two of NASCAR’s national series are at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.

Xfinity teams race on the 4.26-mile superspeedway. Cup teams qualify for Sunday’s 500-mile race. ARCA Menards Series teams will also be on the track for a race on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday is the 36th Xfinity race at Talladega. Jeb Burton is the defending winner. Burton has two wins at Talladega since 2021. AJ Allmendinger is the only other driver in the lineup with an Xfinity win at Talladega.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series King of Tough 250

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Austin Hill, who leads the series with six wins on drafting-style tracks, has not finished better than 14th at Talladega in four starts.

Chevrolet has won the last nine Xfinity races at Talladega, with Kaulig Racing taking four of those wins. Ford hasn’t won an Xfinity race at Talladega since 2017. Toyota hasn’t won since 2014.

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Saturday is the third race of the Dash 4 Cash program. Sam Mayer, Ryan Sieg, Justin Allgaier and Allmendinger are the four drivers competing for the $100,000 bonus.

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Talladega Superspeedway Saturday schedule

Weather

Underground weather: Cloudy all day and possible rain showers. Highs of 75 degrees and a 50% chance of rain at the start of the Xfinity race.

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Saturday April 20

(All times East)

Garage open

Track activity

  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Cup Qualifying (FS1, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

  • 12:30 PM – ARCA Menards Series Race (76 laps, 202.16 miles; FS1, Motor Racing Network)

  • 4:00 PM – Xfinity Series Race (113 laps, 300.58 miles; Fox, Motor Racing Network, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

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