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The new NASCAR Cup Series season is ready to kick off with Busch Light Clash on the 0.25 mile asphalt oval inside the Coliseum exhibition event at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Sunday February 5, 2023 The first exhibition race of the 2023 Cup playoff season kicks off at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Fox Sports will have full broadcast rights to the event, including practices and qualifiers. Viewers can also visit MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio for live coverage of the event.
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The exhibition event returns to the schedule for the second straight year with The Clash leading up to Speedweeks at Daytona. The sport’s governing body recently announced that the top three finishers in the race will receive gold, silver and bronze medals. The medal ceremony will take place on the Victory Lane podium, located under the Olympic Cauldron of the iconic LA Coliseum.
ET-NASCAR 8p racing hub
8:35 p.m. ET – Single-Seater Qualifying
4p ET-NASCAR RaceDay
7p ET-NASCAR RaceDay
8p ET-Clash main event
Weekend timetable also updated until early July:
Clash ScheduleSaturday-FS16p ET-Practice8p ET-NASCAR Race Hub8:35p ET-Single Car QualifyingSunday-FOX4p ET-NASCAR RaceDay5p ET-Heats7p ET-NASCAR RaceDay8p ET-Clash main eventWeekend schedule grid also updated up in early July: https://t.co/qvbOvRY845
Fresh off his second NASCAR Cup Series-level title, Joey Logano will be looking to continue his dominance as the #22 Ford takes on a lineup of stars to kick off the season. All 36 Cup drivers from 16 different teams are set to compete, including rookies Noah Gragson and Ty Gibbs.
Full weekend schedule for 2023 NASCAR Clash At Daytona RC
Here is the practice, qualifying and main program for Sunday’s race:
Saturday, February 4, 2023
2:00 p.m. ET: Cup Series Garage Hours
6:00 p.m. ET: Cup Series Practice (Group 1,2,3)
8:30 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualifiers
Sunday, February 5, 2023
11:00 a.m. ET: Cup Series Garage Hours
1:00 p.m. ET: Access to the Cup Series fan track
5:00 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualifier No. 1
5:15 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualifier #2
5:30 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualifier #3
5:45 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualifier #4
6:10 p.m. ET: Cup Series Last Chance Qualifying Race #1
6:35 p.m. ET: Cup Series Last Chance Qualifying Race #2
7:05 p.m. ET: Pre-race concert
7:50 p.m. ET: Pilot presentations
8:00 p.m. ET: Busch Light Clash at the Colosseum
Joey Logano is the defending winner of the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum and will be looking to defend his title. Erik Jones, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick complete the list of active drivers with a Busch Light Clash victory. It will be interesting to see who wins this year’s Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum.