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Breaking down the weather forecast for the Buschy McBusch Race 400 at Kansas Speedway

Weather is always a factor for NASCAR races, so here’s what’s projected for the Kansas Speedway this week.

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 18, 2020 in Kansas City, Kansas. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

After spending last weekend at the iconic Talladega Speedway, NASCAR will open up the month of May at the Kansas Speedway for the Buschy McBusch Race 400. To start the weekend, the Camping World Truck Series will run the Wise Power 200 on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET. The race will air on FS1. On Sunday at 3 p.m. ET, the Cup Series will run the Buschy McBusch Race 400, which will also be televised on FS1.

Here, we’ll take a look at the weather projected for Kansas Speedway this weekend in Kansas City, Kansas, with info courtesy of AccuWeather. The forecast is setting up to be good on Saturday. On Sunday, we could see some precipitation later in the afternoon. It’s still early and we’ll see how the weather pattern moves over the next 48 hours.

Saturday, May 1

Hi 82°, Low 64°: Sunshine and warm, 1% chance of rain

7:30 p.m. ET, Wise Power 200 (134 laps, 200 miles)

Sunday, May 2

Hi 79°, Low 63°: Mostly cloudy. 92% cloud cover, 25% chance of rain and 6% chance of thunderstorms.

3:00 p.m. ET, Buschy McBusch Race 400 (267 laps, 400 miles)