2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
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The 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is the 70th season of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the season began with the Advance Auto Parts Clash, the Can-Am Duel and the Daytona 500, and will end with the Ford EcoBoost 400 on November 18.

The Bank of America Roval 400 will run on the infield road course instead of its quad-oval.

Schedule[change | change source]

Regular season races[change | change source]

Race # Date Race name Track Location Time TV
Exhibition February 11 Advance Auto Parts Clash Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Florida 3:00 pm FS1
Exhibition February 15 Can-Am Duel Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Florida 7:00 pm FS1
1 February 18 Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Florida 2:30 pm Fox
2 February 25 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Georgia 3:30 pm Fox
3 March 4 Pennzoil 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas, Nevada 3:30 pm Fox
4 March 11 TicketGuardian 500 ISM Raceway Avondale, Arizona 3:30 pm Fox
5 March 18 Auto Club 400 Auto Club Speedway Fontana, California 3:30 pm Fox
6 March 26* STP 500 Martinsville Speedway Ridgeway, Virginia 2:00 pm FS1
7 April 8 O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas 2:00 pm Fox
8 April 15 (Sunday)

April 16 (Monday)

Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tennessee 1:15 pm

1:30 pm

Fox
9 April 21 Toyota Owners 400 Richmond Raceway Richmond, Virginia 6:30 pm Fox
10 April 29 GEICO 500 Talladega Superspeedway Lincoln, Alabama 2:00 pm Fox
11 May 6 AAA 400 Drive for Autism Dover International Speedway Dover, Delaware 1:45 pm FS1
12 May 12 KC Masterpiece 400 Kansas Speedway Kansas City, Kansas 8:00 pm FS1
Exhibition May 19 NASCAR Open Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, North Carolina 6:00 pm FS1
Exhibition May 19 Monster Energy NASCAR All Star Race Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, North Carolina 8:00 pm FS1
13 May 27 Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway Concord, North Carolina 6:00 pm Fox
14 June 3 Pocono 400 Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pennsylvania 2:00 pm FS1
15 June 10 FireKeepers Casino 400 Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan 4:30 pm Fox
16 June 24 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway Sonoma, California 3:00 pm FS1
17 July 1 Overton's 400[1] Chicagoland Speedway Joliet, Illinois 2:30 pm NBCSN
18 July 7 Coke Zero Sugar 400 Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Florida 7:00 pm NBC
19 July 14 Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway Sparta, Kentucky 7:30 pm NBCSN
20 July 22 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Loudon, New Hampshire 4:15 pm NBCSN
21 July 29 Gander Outdoors 400[2] Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pennsylvania 2:30 pm NBCSN
22 August 5 Go Bowling at The Glen Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, New York 2:30 pm NBC
23 August 12 Consumers Energy 400 Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan 2:30 pm NBCSN
24 August 18 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tennessee 7:30 pm NBCSN
25 September 2 Bojangles' Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Darlington, South Carolina 6:00 pm NBC
26 September 9 Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway Speedway, Indiana 2:00 pm NBCSN

Cup Championship playoffs[change | change source]

Round of 16[change | change source]

Race # Date Race name Track Location Time TV
27 September 16 South Point 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Las Vegas, Nevada 3:00 pm NBC
28 September 22 Federated Auto Parts 400 Richmond Raceway Richmond, Virginia 7:30 pm NBCSN
29 September 30 Bank of America Roval 400 Charlotte Motor Speedway (roval) Concord, North Carolina 2:00 pm NBC

Round of 12[change | change source]

Race # Date Race name Track Location Time TV
30 October 7 Dover 400 Dover International Speedway Dover, Delaware 2:00 pm NBCSN
31 October 14 1000Bulbs.com 500 Talladega Superspeedway Lincoln, Alabama 2:00 pm NBC
32 October 21 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway Kansas City, Kansas 2:00 pm NBC

Round of 8[change | change source]

Race # Date Race name Track Location Time TV
33 October 28 First Data 500 Martinsville Speedway Ridgeway, Virginia 2:30 pm NBCSN
34 November 4 AAA Texas 500 Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas 3:00 pm NBCSN
35 November 11 Can-Am 500 ISM Raceway Avondale, Arizona 2:30 pm NBC

Championship 4[change | change source]

Race # Date Race name Track Location Time TV
36 November 18 Ford EcoBoost 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead, Florida 2:30 pm NBC

References[change | change source]

  1. McFadin, Daniel (February 8, 2018). "Overton's to sponsor all three NASCAR races at Chicagoland Speedway". NASCAR Talk. Retrieved February 8, 2018.
  2. Cook, Zachary (February 6, 2018). "Gander Outdoors to sponsor Pocono July Cup and Truck race". ESPN.com. Retrieved February 6, 2018.