NASCAR 2022 Weather Forecast: Weather Projections for This Weekend’s Races at Martinsville Speedway


NASCAR returns to Ridegway, Virginia this weekend for its two races. The Truck Series is over, but the Xfinity Series and Cup Series will each contest the last race of their respective round of 8 for their playoffs. The Xfinity Series will practice and qualify on Friday October 28 before the 2022 Dead on Tools 250 on Saturday October 29. The Cup Series will train and qualify on the Saturday before the 2022 Xfinity 500 on Sunday, October 30.

Well, the start of the weekend looks good at least. Friday and Saturday will be cooler, but should be dry. Sunday’s Cup Series race begins at 2 p.m. ET and showers are expected in the afternoon. It is not known how much rain will fall or when, but it could become a factor this weekend.

Below, we’ll take a look at the projected weather for the Martinsville, Speedway this weekend in Ridgeway, VA, with information courtesy of AccuWeather. As always with weather forecasts are all provisional.

friday october 28

Hi 61°, Low 43°: Sunny, 0% chance of rain

4 p.m. ET, Xfinity Series workout
4:35 p.m. ET, Xfinity Series Qualifiers

Saturday October 29

Hi 64°, Low 42°: Mainly sunny, 3% chance of rain

12 p.m. ET, cup series practice
12:45 p.m. ET, Cup Series Qualifier
3 p.m. ET, Xfinity Series, 2022 Dead on Tools 250 (250 laps, 157.8 miles)

Sunday October 30

Hi 63°, Low 50°: A couple of afternoon showers, 58% chance of rain

2 p.m. ET, Cup Series, 2022 Xfinity 500 (500 laps, 263 miles)


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