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Breaking down the weather forecast for Quaker State 400

Weather is always a factor for NASCAR races, so here’s what’s projected for the Quaker State 400 race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 Team Penske BodyArmor Ford Mustang, leads Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 Joe Gibbs Racing FedEx Express Toyota Camry, on a late race restart during the 63rd Annual running of the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Series Cup race on March 21, 2021 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. Photo by David J. Griffin/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

NASCAR is heading down to the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the Quaker State 400. To begin things, on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET, the Xfinity Series will run the Credit Karma Money 250, which will air on NBC Sports. To wrap up race weekend, the Cup Series will run the Quaker State 400 and will be on NBC Sports at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Below we’ll take a look at the weather projected for the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend in Hampton, Georgia, with info courtesy of AccuWeather. Since we are still a couple of days out from race weekend, the forecasts are all tentative.

Saturday, July 10th

Hi 87°, Low 69°: Partly sunny with a thunderstorm in parts of the area in the afternoon, 43% chance of rain

3:30 p.m. ET, Credit Karma Money 250 (163 laps, 251 miles)

Sunday, July 11th

Hi 86°, Low 70°: Some sun, then turning cloudy, 25% chance of rain

3:30 p.m. ET, Quaker State 400 (260 laps, 400 miles)