The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series opens the season with the Advance Auto Parts Clash tonight at 8 p.m.
Before we get going with the Clash, there is a full slate of action happening at Daytona International Speedway today. FOX Sports brings all of the action from Daytona today on FS1, FS2, and FOXSportsGo.
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The cars take the track at 11:30 a.m. ET for the first Daytona 500 practice session that runs until 3:25 p.m. A half-hour edition of “NASCAR Race Hub” follows to lead you into the ARCA race at 4:00 p.m.
“NASCAR RaceDay” revs up at 6:00 p.m. to prepare you for the Clash at 8:00 p.m.
Here’s everything you need to know to get ready for the Advance Auto Parts Clash:
Green flag: 8:25 p.m. ET
Format: 75-lap/187.5-mile, two-segment race. A competition caution on Lap 25 will separate the segments.
Track size: 2.5 miles
Grid size: 17 cars (2016 pole winners, playoff drivers, past Daytona 500 poles winners)