The 2022 NASCAR All-Star Open and All-Star Race will be held on Sunday, May 22 at Texas Motor Speedway. The All-Star Open starts at 5:30 p.m. ET and the All-Star Race starts at 8:00 p.m. ET. Both events will be broadcast on FOX and MRN.
16 drivers will compete over 50 rounds for the All-Star Open. The race is divided into three stages, with the first two consisting of 20 laps each and the last stage of 10 laps. The winners of each stage advance to the All-Star race.
24 drivers compete in the All-Star Race over 125 laps. The race is divided into four stages, with the first three consisting of 25 laps each and the last stage of 50 laps.
There are no driver or team points for this week’s NASCAR Cup Series event as it is a show race. Riders will go head-to-head on Sunday to win a huge $1 million cash prize at the end of the night.
Sunday’s event will be the first race in Texas for the 2022 NASCAR season as well as the next-gen car.
Texas Motor Speedway hosted its inaugural All-Star Open and All-Star Race in 2021, with the inaugural event being won by reigning Cup Series champion Kyle Larson.
The 1.44-mile track features a 20° bank at Turns 1 and 2 and a 24° bank at Turns 3 and 4.
The combined practice for the Open and All-Star races will be followed by separate qualifying races for a single lap and single car race.
After that, there will be an All-Star Elimination Bracket Qualifying starting at 8:25 p.m. ET.
Complete weekend schedule for the 2022 NASCAR All-Star Race and All-Star Open
Here’s the practice, qualifying and race schedule for this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway:
Friday, May 20, 2022
4:00 p.m. ET: Camping World Truck Series practice
4:30 p.m. ET: Qualification for the Camping World Truck Series
6:00 p.m. ET: Xfinity series practice
6:30 p.m. ET: Qualification for the Xfinity Series
8:30 p.m. ET: SpeedyCash.com 200
Saturday 21 May 2022
1:30 p.m. ET: SRS distribution 250
7:00 p.m. ET: Cup Series Training (combined Open & All-Star)
7:35 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualification (Open)
7:55 p.m. ET: Cup Series Qualification (All-Star)
8:25 p.m. ET: Elimination Bracket Qualifying (All Star)
Sunday 22 May 2022
5:30 p.m. ET: All Star Open
8:00 p.m. ET: All Star Race