TV Schedule: May 16-18

NASCAR comes home to Charlotte for the next two weeks. This weekend is for bragging rights as Sprint Cup race winners compete in the All-Star Race.

For the first time, the Sprint Showdown qualifying race will be held Friday night, then the All-Star Race on Saturday night.

The Camping World Truck Series also gets on track on Friday at Charlotte. Meanwhile, the Nationwide Series runs a stand-alone race at the popular Iowa Speedway.

The following is a handy guide to track events at Charlotte and Iowa. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.

Friday, May 16:
11 a.m. NCWTS Final Practice, FS1
12 noon NSCS Final Practice: Showdown, FS1
1:45 p.m. NSCS Final Practice: All-Star, FS1
3:30 p.m. NASCAR Live, FS1
4 p.m. NSCS Qualifying: Showdown, FS1
5:30 p.m. NCWTS Qualifying, FS1
7 p.m. NSCS: Sprint Showdown, FS1. Green flag: 7:31 p.m.
8 p.m. NCWTS SetUp, FS1
8:30 p.m. NCWTS: NC Education Lottery 200, FS1. Green flag: 8:49 p.m.

Saturday, May 17:
3 a.m. NSCS: Sprint Showdown (re-air), FS1
4 a.m. NCWTS: NC Education Lottery 200 (re-air), FS1
8:30 a.m. NSCS: Sprint Showdown (re-air), FS2
11:30 a.m. NCWTS: NC Education Lottery 200 (re-air), FS1
1:30 p.m. NSCS: Sprint Showdown (re-air), FS2
2:30 p.m. NASCAR RaceDay, FS1
7 p.m. NSCS Qualifying, FS1
8:30 p.m. NSCS: Sprint All-Star Race, FS1. Green flag: 9:26 p.m.

Sunday, May 18:
3:30 a.m. NSCS: Sprint All-Star Race (re-air), FS1
1:30 p.m. NNS Countdown, ESPN
2 p.m. NNS: Get to Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin-Williams, ESPN. Re-airs at 1 a.m. on ESPN2.
4:30 p.m. NSCS: Sprint All-Star Race (re-air), FS2
TV Schedule: May 16-18 TV Schedule: May 16-18 Reviewed by Rebecca Kivak on Friday, May 16, 2014 Rating: 5