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NASCAR Announces Start Times for 2022 Races

BROOKLYN, MICH. (Nov. 2, 2021) – NASCAR today announced race start times for the 2022 season including the two races to be held at Michigan International Speedway. The Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 will take place Sunday, Aug. 7 at 3:30 p.m. The Xfinity Series race is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m.

August 6 had previously been announced as a doubleheader with the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the ARCA Menards Series. The full weekend schedule – including ARCA start time and possible practice and qualifying sessions – will be announced at a later date.

Tickets for the Cup Series FireKeepers Casino 400 start at $39 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. Kids 12 and under also get a free Sunday Pre-Race Pass courtesy of Henry Ford Health System. Saturday doubleheader tickets start at $25; kids 12 and under are free. Campsites are available starting at $130.

NASCAR tickets are available for purchase via phone at 888-905-7223 or online at Fans can view all three 2022 NASCAR national series schedules and purchase tickets at

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About Michigan International Speedway

Nestled in the lush Irish Hills of Southeastern Michigan, Michigan International Speedway (MIS) is NASCAR’s Most Entertaining Track. The two-mile track – with 18 degrees of banking and 73-feet wide sweeping turns – has hosted the NASCAR Cup Series for more than 50 years. Beyond the on-track action, MIS offers a wide variety of family-friendly entertainment options for fans of all ages. MIS is the largest registered campground in the state of Michigan with nearly 9,000 campsites across 1,400-plus acres. In addition to the annual NASCAR weekend, MIS hosts non-racing events including Faster Horses Festival and Nite Lites. For more information, visit



The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international series. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit and, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).