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Robosaurus returns to Texas Motor Speedway to breathe fire into Race Week

Dinosaur robot Robosuarus, spitting fire at Texas Motor Speedway in 2004, returns for a pre-race appearance this year.
Dinosaur robot Robosuarus, spitting fire at Texas Motor Speedway in 2004, returns for a pre-race appearance this year. Star-Telegram archives

Thursday

2:30 p.m. Gate 4 opens

2:30-3:25 p.m. Trucks practice

4:30-5:25 p.m. Trucks practice

5 p.m. Lil’ Texas gates open for Legends races

6 p.m. Legends practice at Lil’ Texas

6:30-7:55 p.m. Final trucks practice

7:30 p.m. Legends races at Lil’ Texas

Friday

10:45 a.m. Gate 4 opens

11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. IndyCar practice

11 a.m. Legends practice at Lil’ Texas

12:30 p.m. Legends Racing at Lil’ Texas

3 p.m. Gates 3 and 5 open, gates 2 and 6 open for Victory Lane Club and suites

3:15-4:15 p.m. IndyCar qualifying

3:30-4:15 p.m. Trucks series autograph session (Gate 4, 95.9 The Ranch display)

5-6 p.m. Trucks qualifying

5:15-6 p.m. IndyCar autograph session (Gate 3; IndyCar Fan Village)

6:45-7:15 p.m. Final IndyCar practice

8 p.m. Camping World Truck Series Rattlesnake 400 (167 laps, 250.5 miles; TV: FS1, radio: KFWR/95.9 FM The Ranch)

Saturday

10 a.m. Lil’ Texas gates open for Legends racing

11 a.m. Legends practice at Lil’ Texas

12:30 p.m. Legends racing at Lil’ Texas

3:30 p.m. Gates 3, 4 and 5 open; gates 2 and 6 open for Victory Lane Club and suites

6 p.m. Robosaurus pre-race show

7:45 p.m. Verizon IndyCar Series Firestone 600 (248 laps, 372 miles. TV: NBCSN, radio: KFWR/95.9 FM The Ranch)

30 minutes after race: Postrace show featuring JB and the Moonshine Band

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