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Sport What channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, start time for Texas playoff race

12:32  17 october  2021
12:32  17 october  2021 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The TV channel for a NASCAR race is elusive enough in a normal season when Fox and FS1 trade broadcasts of Cup Series events through the first half of the schedule before NBC takes over for the second half. The schedule shake-up associated with the coronavirus pandemic make the " what channel is today 's NASCAR Today , for the first time this season, the TV channel for the NASCAR race is NBCSN. But the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway technically is not the debut of NBC's coverage this season, as the network presented the Brickyard 400 a couple weeks ago.

The start time for Wednesday's NASCAR race at Texas is 5 p.m. ET. Below is how to watch the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 competition, including the TV channel and live stream options. The crucial race at Texas will be shown on NBCSN — not NBC — in a somewhat confounding move given the stakes of the occasion. While NBCSN is part of many cable packages, showing the race on NBC proper would have likely been able to expand viewership. In any case, drama should be high for those who tune in.

For anyone who's asking, "What channel is the NASCAR race on today?" the answer is one viewers will get most times in the closing weeks of the season.

The channel for Sunday's Cup Series playoff race, the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500, is NBC. The NBC family of networks is airing all of the remaining Cup Series races in 2021, and NBC will show Sunday's race — the first race in the Round of 8 — from Texas Motor Speedway.

NBC will air three of the four remaining playoff races in 2021, starting with the Texas race. NBC Sports Network will air the other playoff race on Oct. 24 from Kansas Speedway.

Below is all you need to know about the schedule for Sunday's playoff race, including the TV coverage and start time.

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The TV channel for Sunday's NASCAR race is Fox. The network will air the Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube from Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Las Vegas race is the fourth race of the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 season, and Fox has been the channel for all four races . Sunday's race will have the same starting time as last weekend's race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The green flag is scheduled to drop at 3:49 p.m. ET.

The spring race at Texas is now a summer race at Texas with not only a new date and a new start time , but also a new TV network. Due to the same coronavirus pandemic-related issues that shut down live sports in March, NASCAR created a modified schedule of races for May, June and July that continues today at 3 p.m. ET at The race is scheduled for 334 laps around the 1.5 mile oval. Texas Motor Speedway does have lights, so the later start time won't impact NASCAR 's ability to get the race in Sunday in the event weather threatens to push it to Monday. What channel is NASCAR on today ?

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What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • TV channel: NBC (TSN in Canada)
  • Live stream: NBC Sports.com | NBC Sports App | Peacock | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
  • Radio: PRN

NBC's programming will begin at 1:30 p.m. ET with the "Countdown to Green" prerace show hosted by Marty Snider with Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Daugherty. Rick Allen will handle the play-by-play call of the race. Earnhardt, Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide analysis.

Snider, Kelli Stavast and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters. Daugherty will contribute additional reporting trackside.

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Race: Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500
  • Date: Sunday, Oct. 17
  • Time: 2 p.m. ET (TV time)

The green flag for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series playoff race on Texas Motor Speedway's 1.5-mile intermediate track is scheduled to drop at 2:08 p.m. ET (1:08 p.m. CT) Sunday. The track has lights, so the race can finish after sunset if there is a lengthy delay.

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The start time for Sunday night's NASCAR All-Star Race is prime territory. The 2021 edition of the annual event is set to roll off at 8:10 ET at Texas Motor Speedway. The All-Star Race will be run after the All-Star Open race for drivers who didn't automatically make the All-Star Race field. What channel is NASCAR on today ? TV schedule , start time for Charlotte playoff race .

The TV channel for Sunday's NASCAR race is FS1. The network will air the EchoPark Texas Grand Prix from Circuit of the Americas. Sunday's race will start in the usual mid-afternoon time window for Cup Series events. The green flag is scheduled to drop shortly after 2:30 p.m. ET. Below is how to watch Sunday afternoon's NASCAR Cup Series race , including the TV channel and live stream options: MORE: Watch today 's NASCAR race live with fuboTV (7-day free trial).

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The race is expected to run under ideal weather conditions, however. The National Weather Service's Sunday forecast for Fort Worth, Texas, is for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 75 degrees. Winds will be calm to light.

NASCAR live stream for Texas race

Anyone who has a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday's NASCAR race at Texas live via NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports App.

For those who don't have a cable or satellite subscription, there are five over-the-top (OTT) TV streaming options that carry NBC and NBCSN — AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Sling and YouTubeTV.

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Below are links to each:

  • AT&T TV
  • fuboTV (7-day free trial)
  • Hulu (7-day free trial)
  • Sling
  • YouTube TV (7-day free trial)

NBC has added another streaming element as NASCAR's playoffs draw to a close. The network's premium streaming service, Peacock, will show Sunday's race as well. This will be the first NASCAR race to be streamed on Peacock.

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The TV channel for Monday's NASCAR race is Fox. The network will air the Food City Dirt Race from Bristol Motor Speedway. The Bristol race is the seventh race of the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 season, and Fox has been the channel for all seven races . Sunday's race was postponed to Monday due to rain. The green flag is scheduled to drop at 4 p.m. ET, weather permitting. Below is how to watch Monday afternoon's NASCAR Cup Series race , including the TV channel and live stream options

Start time : 3 p.m. ET. The NASCAR Cup Series championship race begins at Phoenix at 3 p.m. ET. That means it will be on at 1 p.m. local time . Despite the region's reputation for always being unbearably hot, the temperature should be in the 60s. Most of NASCAR 's recent playoff races have taken place around the same time , but several have been delayed or postponed because of inclement weather. What channel is NASCAR on today ? TV schedule , start time for Richmond playoff race .

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 schedule

Below is the remaining schedule for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, starting with Sunday's Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas, the first race in the Round of 8.

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 8

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
Oct. 17 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 Texas Motor Speedway 2 p.m. NBC PRN
Oct. 24 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway 3 p.m. NBCSN MRN
Oct. 31 Xfinity 500 Martinsville Speedway 2 p.m. NBC MRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Championship 4

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
Nov. 7 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Phoenix Raceway 3 p.m. NBC MRN

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