For anyone wondering “What channel is the NASCAR race on today?” the answer is that the networks have changed things a bit.
The Cup Series is at Kansas Speedway this weekend for the Hollywood Casino 400, the second race in the Round of 8 and the eighth race in the 2021 playoffs. The 267-lap, 400.5-mile event at the intermediate oval of 1.5 miles from Kansas will air, for the last time this season, on cable.
The NBC family of networks is showing all 10 NASCAR Cup Series playoff races. The schedule is divided evenly between the broadcast and cable television networks. The transmission side had the previous three runs.
Here’s everything you need to know about Sunday’s playoff race schedule, including TV coverage and start time:
What channel is NASCAR on today?
- Television channel: NBCSN (TSN in Canada)
- Live broadcast: NBC Sports.com | NBC Sports App | fuboTV7-day free trial)
- Radio: MRN
Sunday’s race will air on NBCSN. The network’s programming will begin at 2 pm ET with the pre-race show “Countdown to Green” hosted by Marty Snider with Kyle Petty and Dale Jarrett. Coverage of the race will begin at 3 pm Rick Allen will have the play-by-play call, while Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide analysis.
Snider, Parker Kligerman and Dave Burns will be the pit reporters.
NBC’s main network will air the last two playoff races, in Martinsville on October 31 and in Phoenix on November 7.
What time does the NASCAR race start today?
- Race: Hollywood Casino 400
- Date: Sunday October 24
- Weather: 3 p.m. ET (TV time)
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Kansas Speedway’s 1.5-mile intermediate track is scheduled to fall at 3:18 p.m. ET (2:18 p.m. local time) on Sunday. The track has lights so the race can end after sunset if there is a delay.
KANSAS LINEUP: Starting order, pole unranked
And there is a high probability that the race will start late or late. the National Weather Service forecast for Kansas City, Kansas, Sunday It’s for cloudy skies, a 60 percent chance of precipitation, and wind gusts close to 30 mph. The high temperature is expected to be in the mid-70s. The forecast for Sunday night is for mostly cloudy skies, a 30 percent chance of precipitation and a low temperature of around 40 degrees.
NASCAR Live Stream for Kansas Race
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are five over-the-top (OTT) TV streaming options that both broadcast NBC and NBCSN: AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Sling, and YouTubeTV.
Below are the links to each:
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 Schedule
Below is the remaining schedule for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, beginning with Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 in Kansas, the second race in Round of 8.
Round of 16 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs
|October 24th||Hollywood Casino 400||Kansas speedway||3 pm||NBCSN||MRN|
|31 October||Xfinity 500||Martinsville Speedway||2 pm||NBC||MRN|
2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Championship 4
|November 7||NASCAR Cup Series Championship||Phoenix race track||3 pm||NBC||MRN|
MORE: NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Explained
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.