Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum Start Time, Schedule and Qualifying Lineup for NASCAR Race (Feb. 5, 2023)

Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum Start Time, Schedule and Qualifying Lineup for NASCAR Race (Feb. 5, 2023)


The 2023 NASCAR season kicks off with the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum on Sunday. Racing fans are amped up with anticipation for this exhibition race.

Here's everything you need to know about today's NASCAR event.

NASCAR Race Today Time and Channel

The Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum featured race is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET on Feb. 5 from Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in California. This exhibition event will air on FOX and Motor Racing Network. Interested fans can also listen to the race via SiriusXM Nascar Radio.

Prior to the main race, there will be two rounds to determine the final starting order. The first consists of four heat races taking place from 5-5:45 p.m. ET. The second is a last-chance qualifying round slated for 6:10-6:35 p.m. ET. Both of these events will air on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

The Clash at the Coliseum is set to feature 150 laps on a 0.25-mile course. The race checks in at a total length of 37.5 miles.

Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum Qualifying Results and Lineup

A qualifying round was held on Saturday, Feb. 4 to determine the starting order for Heats 1-4 on Sunday. Justin Haley posted the fastest overall lap time and will be in the No. 1 spot for Heat 1. Kyle Busch, Christopher Bell and William Byron earned the top spots for Heats 2-4.

Heat 1 Lineup

  1. Justin Haley
  2. Aric Almirola
  3. Alex Bowman
  4. Harrison Burton
  5. Joey Logano
  6. Noah Gragson
  7. Michael McDowell
  8. Chris Buescher
  9. Ty Dillon

Heat 2 Lineup

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Austin Dillon
  3. Kyle Larson
  4. Kevin Harvick
  5. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  6. Martin Truex Jr.
  7. Austin Cindric
  8. Chase Elliott
  9. B.J. McLeod

Heat 3 Lineup

  1. Christopher Bell
  2. Denny Hamlin
  3. Daniel Suarez
  4. Chase Briscoe
  5. Tyler Reddick
  6. Brad Keselowski
  7. Todd Gilliland
  8. J.J. Yeley
  9. Ryan Blaney

Heat 4 Lineup

  1. William Byron
  2. AJ Allmendinger
  3. Ross Chastain
  4. Bubba Wallace
  5. Erik Jones
  6. Ryan Preece
  7. Corey LaJoie
  8. Cody Ware
  9. Ty Gibbs

2023 NASCAR Clash at the Coliseum Schedule

All times ET.

Sunday, Feb. 5

  • 5-5:45 p.m. - Four heat races (FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
  • 6:10-6:35 p.m. - Two last-chance qualifying races (FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)
  • 8 p.m. - NASCAR Busch Light Clast at the Coliseum (FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

Ahead of the final order being set, Christopher Bell (+750) is favored to win the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's NASCAR odds.

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