TV schedule March 5-7

This weekend NASCAR heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway, one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. Get ready to see plenty of three-wide racing at the 1.54-mile, oval track.

The Camping World Truck Series returns from a two-week hiatus Saturday for the Atlanta 200. The Sprint Cup Series will take to the track Sunday for the Cobalt Tools 500.

The Nationwide Series is off this week. All three series will be off next weekend, March 12-14.

The following is a listing of track events and television coverage this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway (all times in Eastern Standard Time):

Friday, March 5:

12 noon NASCAR Live, SPEED
1:00 p.m. Truck practice, SPEED
2:30 p.m. Sprint Cup practice, SPEED
4:00 p.m. Truck final practice, SPEED
5:00 p.m. NASCAR Live, SPEED
5:00 p.m. NASCAR Now, ESPN2 (reruns at 2 a.m.)
6:00 p.m. Sprint Cup qualifying, SPEED (reruns at 11:30 p.m.)
8:00 p.m. Trackside, SPEED. Guests: Ryan Newman and Martin Truex Jr. (reruns at 1:30 a.m.)

Saturday, March 6:
9:30 a.m. Truck qualifying, SPEED
11:00 a.m. Sprint Cup practice, SPEED
12:00 p.m. Sprint Cup final practice, SPEED
1:30 p.m. Truck pre-race show, SPEED
2:00 p.m. Truck race: Atlanta 200, SPEED. Green flag: 2:19 p.m.
11:30 p.m. NASCAR Performance, SPEED

Sunday, March 7:
12:00 a.m. NASCAR Smarts, SPEED
8:30 a.m. NASCAR Performance, SPEED
9:00 a.m. NASCAR Smarts, SPEED
9:00 a.m. NASCAR Now, ESPN2
9:30 a.m. NASCAR in a Hurry, SPEED
10:00 a.m. NASCAR Race Day, SPEED
12 noon NSCS Pre-Race Show, FOX
1:00 p.m. NSCS: Kobalt Tools 500, FOX. Green flag: 1:16 p.m.
8:00 p.m. NASCAR Victory Lane, SPEED (reruns at 2 a.m.)
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