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NASCAR At Atlanta 2012: Weather Forecast And Weekend Schedule

Three races are scheduled for this weekend's NASCAR festivities at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The action begins on Friday at 10 a.m. ET when the Camping World Truck Series has practice. Sprint Cup drivers have practice starting at 2:30 p.m.

After qualifying by the Truck Series drivers, Sprint Cup drivers have qualifying for the AdvoCare 500 starting at 6 p.m. ET, and televised on Speed Network. The Truck Series races in the E-Z Go 200 that night, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET, also broadcast on Speed. Weather for that day predicts cloudy skies with a 20 percent chance of rain.

Saturday's forecast predicts only partly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of rain. The Nationwide Series qualifies at 3:30 p.m. ET, another Speed broadcast. The Nationwide race, the Great Clips 300, is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN2.

Sunday, the day of the Sprint Cup Series' AdvoCare 500, has a better chance for rain at 30 percent with isolated thunderstorms possible. The race is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPN.

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