NASCAR is back after a three-week hiatus and is heading to Watkins Glen, NY, for Bowling at The Glen at Watkins Glen International.
It looks like Sunday’s race will be a two-man affair between Chase Elliott, winner of the last two races at the New York track, and Martin Truex Jr., who has posted a top-two finish in each of his last few races. three visits (including a win in 2017).
There’s also the added intrigue of NASCAR’s 16-driver playoff race, with only four regular-season races remaining to determine the final playoff field: Aric Almirola won his first race of the season at Foxwood Resorts Casino 301 on May 18. July, giving the season 13 unique winners and placing winless Kevin Harvick and Tyler Reddick, currently the last two drivers projected in the playoffs, something to sweat over during the final month of the season.
Sporting News is following live updates and highlights from the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen on Sunday. Follow for full Go Bowling at The Glen road race results.
NASCAR at Watkins Glen live updates, highlights
All the eastern time
3:03 pm: And they leave!
2:54 pm: Sunday race details: 90 laps, 220.5 miles and stages ending at laps 20, 40 and 90.
2:19 pm: “I’m here to knock down pins and win races, and I ran out of pins,” probably Aric Almirola.
2:08 pm: A significant advance for the defending two-time winner at this track:
2:10 pm: More information on Elliott and Christopher Bell’s L1 penalties:
NASCAR start time today
- Weather: 3 p.m. ET (TV time)
- Television channel: NBCSN (TSN 3.5 in Canada)
- Live broadcast: NBCSports.com | fuboTV7-day free trial)
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International is scheduled to fall shortly after 3 p.m. ET.
While the race may start on time, there is a small chance that drivers will race on rain tires. The National Weather Service forecast for Sunday in Watkins Glen, NY, requires a 30 percent chance of rain, with showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Otherwise, the skies are expected to be mostly sunny and the high temperature is expected to reach minus 80 degrees.
NASCAR starting lineup at Watkins Glen
Here’s the full starting lineup for Sunday’s race at Watkins Glen International, the Go Bowling at The Glen.
|1||Brad Keselowski||2||Penske Team|
|2||Joey logano||22||Penske Team|
|3||Ryan blaney||12||Penske Team|
|4||Kyle larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|5||Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|6||Denny Hamlin||eleven||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|7||Christopher bell||twenty||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|8||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|9||Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|10||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|eleven||Chase elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|12||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|13||Tyler reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|14||Matt DiBenedetto||twenty-one||Wood Brothers Racing|
|fifteen||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|sixteen||Austin dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|17||Kurt busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|18||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|19||Cole custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|twenty||Kyle busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|twenty-one||Daniel Suarez placeholder image||99||Trackhouse Racing Team|
|22||Erik jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|2. 3||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|24||Chris buescher||17||Roush Fenway racing|
|25||Michael McDowell||3. 4||Front row motorsports|
|26||Bubba wallace||2. 3||23XI Races|
|27||Chase briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|28||Ryan newman||6||Roush Fenway racing|
|29||Corey lajoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|30||Justin haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|31||Anthony Alfredo||38||Front row motorsports|
|32||Garrett smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|33||Kyle tilley||78||Live fast motor sports|
|3. 4||Josh bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|35||what houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|36||James davison||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|37||RC Enerson||fifteen||Rick Ware Racing|
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.