2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule

The 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is upon us. The 2015 season was full of drama and excitement with Kyle Busch overcoming everything to be the Champion. We don’t know if 2016 will have the same level of drama and excitement but we do know that it will be the last season for the Sprint Cup Series. There will be a new title sponsor for 2017.

This past year we were treated at every track with tributes to Jeff Gordon in his last season of racing. In 2016 expect three time Champion Tony Stewart to receive similar recognition.

Check out the schedule and make your travel plans to attend a race or two. Don’t forget to check out to see if there is a companion event for the XFINITY or Camping World Truck Series. Hope to see you there.

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Schedule
Saturday, Feb. 13 Sprint Unlimited Daytona International Speedway FOX
Thursday, Feb. 18 Can-Am Duel At Daytona 1 Daytona International Speedway FS1
Thursday, Feb. 18 Can-Am Duel At Daytona 2 Daytona International Speedway FS1
Sunday, Feb. 21 Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway FOX
Sunday, Feb. 28 Folds Of Honor Quiktrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway FOX
Sunday, Mar. 06 Kobalt 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway FOX
Sunday, Mar. 13 Good Sam 500 Phoenix International Raceway FOX
Sunday, Mar. 20 Auto Club 400 Auto Club Speedway FOX
Sunday, Apr. 03 STP 500 Martinsville Speedway FS1
Saturday, Apr. 09 Duck Commander 500 Texas Motor Speedway FOX
Sunday, Apr. 17 Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway FOX
Sunday, Apr. 24 Toyota Owners 400 Richmond International Raceway FOX
Sunday, May 01 Geico 500 Talladega Superspeedway FOX
Saturday, May 07 Kansas 400 Kansas Speedway FS1
Sunday, May 15 NASCAR Sprint Cup May Dover Race Dover International Speedway FS1
Saturday, May 21 NASCAR  Sprint All-Star Race Charlotte Motor Speedway FS1
Sunday, May 29 Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway FOX
Sunday, Jun. 05 Axalta ‘We Paint Winners’ 400 Pocono Raceway FS1
Sunday, Jun. 12 Firekeepers Casino 400 Michigan International Speedway FS1
Sunday, Jun. 26 Toyota Savemart 350 Sonoma Raceway FS1
Saturday, Jul. 02 Coke Zero 400 Daytona International Speedway NBC
Saturday, Jul. 09 Quaker State 400 Presented By Advance Auto Parts Kentucky Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Jul. 17 New Hampshire 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Jul. 24 Crown Royal Presents The ‘Your Hero’s Name Here’ 400 At The Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Jul. 31 Pennsylvania 400 Pocono Raceway NBCSN
Sunday, Aug. 07 Cheez-It 355 At The Glen Watkins Glen International USA
Saturday, Aug. 20 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Bristol Motor Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Aug. 28 Pure Michigan 400 Michigan International Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Sep. 04 Bojangles’ Southern 500 Darlington Raceway NBC
Saturday, Sep. 10 Federated Auto Parts 400 Richmond International Raceway NBCSN
Round of 16
Sunday, Sep. 18 September Chicagoland Race Chicagoland Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Sep. 25 New England 300 New Hampshire Motor Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Oct. 02 AAA 400 Dover International Speedway NBCSN
Round of 12
Saturday, Oct. 08 October Charlotte Race Charlotte Motor Speedway NBC
Sunday, Oct. 16 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway NBC
Sunday, Oct. 23 Alabama 500 Talladega Superspeedway NBCSN
Round of 8
Sunday, Oct. 30 Goody’s Fast Relief 500 Martinsville Speedway NBCSN
Sunday, Nov. 06 AAA Texas 500 Texas Motor Speedway NBC
Sunday, Nov. 13 Can-Am 500 Phoenix International Raceway NBC
Championship Round
Sunday, Nov. 20 Ford Ecoboost 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway NBC
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Brian Berg Jr. is a NASCAR writer for BehindPitRow.com.

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2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series Schedule

The 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season is upon us. Chris Buescher won his first XFINITY Series championship. Will we have another new Champion or will someone repeat?

Pocono Raceway will host its first NASCAR XFINITY Series event in June, with that series joining the Sprint Cup Series for a companion event at the famed three-turn track.

Iowa Speedway will host its first NASCAR national series companion weekend, with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series joining the NASCAR XFINITY Series on June 18-19.

Check out the schedule and make your travel plans to attend a race or two. Hope to see you there.

2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series Schedule
Saturday, Feb. 20 Powershares QQQ 300 Daytona International Speedway FS1
Saturday, Feb. 27 February Atlanta Race Atlanta Motor Speedway FS1
Sat., Mar. 05 Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway FS1
Sat., Mar. 12 Axalta Faster. Tougher. Brighter. 200 Phoenix International Raceway FOX
Sat., Mar. 19 NASCAR XFINITY Series 300 Auto Club Speedway FS1
Friday, Apr. 08 O’reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Apr. 16 XFINITY 300 Bristol Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Apr. 23 Toyotacare 250 Richmond International Raceway FS1
Saturday, Apr. 30 Talladega 300 Talladega Superspeedway FOX
Saturday, May 14 May Dover Race Dover International Speedway FOX
Saturday, May 28 Hisense 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Jun. 04 Pocono 200 Pocono Raceway FOX
Saturday, Jun. 11 June Michigan Race Michigan International Speedway FS1
Sunday, Jun. 19 June Iowa Race Iowa Speedway FS1
Friday, Jul. 01 Subway Firecracker 250 Daytona International Speedway NBCSN
Friday, Jul. 08 Kentucky 300 Kentucky Speedway NBCSN
Saturday, Jul. 16 Lakes Region 200 New Hampshire Motor Speedway NBCSN
Saturday, Jul. 23 Lilly Diabetes 250 Indianapolis Motor Speedway NBCSN
Saturday, Jul. 30 U.S. Cellular 250 Iowa Speedway NBCSN
Saturday, Aug. 06 Zippo 200 At The Glen Watkins Glen International CNBC
Saturday, Aug. 13 Mid-Ohio 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course USA
Friday, Aug. 19 Food City 300 Bristol Motor Speedway USA
Saturday, Aug. 27 Road America 180 Road America NBCSN
Saturday, Sep. 03 VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 Darlington Raceway NBC
Friday, Sep. 09 Virginia529 College Savings 250 Richmond International Raceway NBCSN
Saturday, Sep. 17 September Chicagoland Race Chicagoland Speedway NBC
Saturday, Sep. 24 September Kentucky Race Kentucky Speedway NBCSN
Saturday, Oct. 01 Drive Sober 200 Dover International Speedway NBCSN
Friday, Oct. 07 Drive For The Cure 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway NBCSN
Saturday, Oct. 15 Kansas Lottery 300 Kansas Speedway NBCSN
Sat., Nov. 05 O’reilly Auto Parts Challenge Texas Motor Speedway NBC
Sat., Nov. 12 Nascar XFINITY November Phoenix Race Phoenix International Raceway NBC
Sat., Nov. 19 Ford Ecoboost 300 Homestead-Miami Speedway NBCSN
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Brian Berg Jr. is a NASCAR writer for BehindPitRow.com.

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2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Schedule

The 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season is upon us. Erik Jones won his first Camping World Truck Series championship. Will we have another new Champion or will someone repeat?

Iowa Speedway will host its first NASCAR national series companion weekend, with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series joining the NASCAR XFINITY Series on June 18-19.

Check out the schedule and make your travel plans to attend a race or two. Hope to see you there.

2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Schedule
Friday, Feb. 19 Nextera Energy Resources 250 Daytona International Speedway FS1
Saturday, Feb. 27 Georgia 200 Atlanta Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Apr. 02 April Martinsville Race Martinsville Speedway FS1
Friday, May 06 Toyota Tundra 250 Kansas Speedway FS1
Friday, May 13 Camping World Truck Series 200 Dover International Speedway FS1
Friday, May 20 North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Charlotte Motor Speedway FS1
Friday, Jun. 10 Rattlesnake 400 Texas Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Jun. 18 June Iowa Race Iowa Speedway FS1
Saturday, Jun. 25 Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Gateway Motorsports Park FS1
Thursday, Jul. 07 Kentucky 225 Kentucky Speedway FS1
Wed. Jul. 20 #Eldora Eldora Speedway FS1
Saturday, Jul. 30 Pocono Mountains 150 Pocono Raceway FS1
Wed., Aug. 17 UNOH 200 Bristol Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Aug. 27 Careers For Veterans 200 Michigan International Speedway FS1
Sunday, Sep. 04 Chevrolet Silverado 250 Canadian Tire Motorsport Park FS1
Friday, Sep. 16 Camping World Truck Series 225 Chicagoland Speedway FS1
Saturday, Sep. 24 UNOH 175 New Hampshire Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Oct. 01 Rhino Linings 350 Las Vegas Motor Speedway FS1
Saturday, Oct. 22 Fred’s 250 Powered By Coca-Cola Talladega Superspeedway FOX
Saturday, Oct. 29 October Martinsville Race Martinsville Speedway FS1
Friday, Nov. 04 Longhorn 350 Texas Motor Speedway FS1
Friday, Nov. 11 Lucas Oil 150 Phoenix International Raceway FS1
Friday, Nov. 18 Ford Ecoboost 200 Homestead-Miami Speedway FS1
SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Brian Berg Jr. is a NASCAR writer for BehindPitRow.com.

Follow him on Twitter @brian_jr1 during the race and throughout the week for more NASCAR news and commentary.

Feature Photo Credit: 314396 Chris Trotman/NASCAR via Getty Images