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What channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, Daytona race start time

For anyone wondering “What channel is the NASCAR race on today?” the answer is three letters.

The channel for Saturday’s Cup race, the Coke Zero Sugar 400, is NBC. The NBC family of networks is broadcasting all remaining Cup Series races in 2021, and NBC is showing Saturday’s race, the last race of the 2021 NASCAR regular season, from Daytona International Speedway.

NBC and NBCSN will split the broadcasts of the 10 playoff races evenly until the season-ending Championship 4 race in November.

Here’s everything you need to know about Saturday’s race schedule at Daytona, including TV coverage and start time.

PLUS: Watch today’s NASCAR race live on fuboTV (7-day free trial)

What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • Television channel: NBC (TSN5 in Canada)
  • Live broadcast: | fuboTV7-day free trial)
  • Radio: MRN

NBC programming will begin at 6 pm with the pre-race show “Countdown to Green,” followed by coverage of the race beginning at 7 pm ET. Rick Allen will call the race. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide analysis.

Dave Burns, Marty Snider and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters.

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Race: Coca Cola Zero Sugar 400
  • Date: Saturday August 28
  • Weather: 7 pm ET (TV time)

The green flag for Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway’s 2.5-mile oval is set to fall at 7:45 p.m. ET.

Because it is Daytona in the summer, there is a chance that the weather is a factor. The National Weather Service forecast for Saturday in Daytona Beach, Florida., is for partially sunny skies and a high temperature near 90 degrees during the day, followed by cloudy skies and a low temperature in the 70s at night. There is the usual possibility of showers and thunderstorms. The weather service put the chance of rainfall at 30 percent during the day and 20 percent at night.

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NASCAR Live Stream for Daytona Race

Anyone with a cable or satellite subscription can stream Saturday’s NASCAR race from Daytona live via wave 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 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 regular season and 2021 NASCAR Cup playoffs, beginning with Sunday’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona, the 26th and final race of the regular season.

2021 NASCAR Cup Series Regular Season

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
August 28 Coca Cola Zero Sugar 400 Daytona International Highway 7 pm NBC MRN

Round of 16 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
September 5 Cooking Southern 500 Darlington Race Track 6 pm NBCSN MRN
11 of September Federated Auto Parts 400 Richmond race track 7:30 pm NBCSN MRN
September 18 Bass Pro Shops Night Run Bristol racetrack 7:30 pm NBCSN PRN

Round of 12 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
September 26 South Point 400 Las Vegas Expressway 7 pm NBCSN PRN
October 3 YellaWood 500 Talladega Superspeedway 2 pm NBC MRN
October 10th Bank of America ROVAL 400 Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Circuit 2 pm NBC PRN

Round of 16 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs

2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Championship 4

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
November 7 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Phoenix race track 3 pm NBC MRN

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