TV Schedule: March 1-3

Phoenix International Raceway. Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
NASCAR heads to the desert as the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series converge on Phoenix International Raceway. While Daytona was a wildcard, the one-mile oval in Avondale, Ariz., is more indicative of the regular schedule and how teams will fare this season.

The following is a schedule of track events and TV coverage this weekend at Phoenix. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

Friday, March 1:
12 noon    NNS Practice, SPEED
1:30 p.m. NASCAR Live, SPEED
2 p.m. NSCS Practice, SPEED
3:30 p.m. NNS Final Practice, SPEED
6 p.m. NSCS Qualifying, SPEED
8 p.m. NSCS Practice, SPEED (re-air)
9:30 p.m. NSCS Qualifying, SPEED (re-air)
11 p.m. A Racer's Life: Richard Petty, SPEED   

Saturday, March 2:
12 a.m. NSCS Qualifying, SPEED (re-air)
11 a.m. Trackside, SPEED
12 noon NSCS Practice, SPEED
1 p.m. NNS Qualifying, SPEED
2:30 p.m. NASCAR Live, SPEED
3 p.m. NSCS Final Practice, SPEED
4 p.m. NNS Countdown, ESPN2
4:30 p.m. NNS: Nationwide Series 200, ESPN2. Green flag: 4:45 p.m.
9 p.m. NSCS Practice, SPEED (re-air)
10 p.m. NSCS Final Practice, SPEED (re-air)

Sunday, March 3:
4 a.m. NNS: Nationwide Series 200, ESPN2 (re-air)
12 noon SPEED Center NASCAR Edition, SPEED
12:30 p.m. NASCAR RaceDay, SPEED
2:30 p.m. NSCS Pre-Race Show, FOX
3 p.m. NSCS: SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500, FOX. Green flag: 3:14 p.m.
6 p.m. NASCAR Victory Lane, SPEED (re-airs at 8:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.)
TV Schedule: March 1-3 TV Schedule: March 1-3 Reviewed by Rebecca Kivak on Friday, March 01, 2013 Rating: 5