For many NASCAR fans, tonight’s Sprint Unlimited is the end of a long long wait for the start of the 2013 NASCAR season. A cold front will be working through Florida later this afternoon and evening. This could spark a shower or two but most of the time should be dry.

With this front, winds will increase out of the west-northwest and could cause wind gusts of 25 to 30 mph. Temperatures will fall and be in the mid to low 50s by the time of the race. I don’t expect any weather problems for tonight. If we do see a shower I expect it to be sometime between 4 and 6 p.m.

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SATURDAY:
2:00 p.m ET
Sprint Cup Series Practice – Clouds and sun, chance of an isolated rain shower – temp: 63
6:00 p.m ET
Sprint Unlimited Pre-race – Partly cloudy, windy, slight chance of a shower – temp: 57
7:00 p.m ET
Sprint Unlimited Pre-race – Partly cloudy, windy and chilly – temp: 54
8:10 p.m ET
Sprint Unlimited – Partly cloudy, windy and chilly – temp: 53
9:00 p.m ET
Sprint Unlimited – Partly cloudy, windy and chilly – temp: 50
10:00 p.m ET
Sprint Unlimited – Partly cloudy, windy and chilly – temp: 47

SUNDAY:
1:05 p.m. ET
Sprint Cup Series Qualifying – Mostly sunny chilly and breezy – temp: 50-53