The end of the NASCAR Cup Series season has arrived, and heading into Daytona, only two spots are available to head to the playoffs.
There have been 14 drivers lock up spots with wins, and while Kurt Busch had locked up one of the spots, he will not race in the playoffs for medical reasons. Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. are the only two drivers that can reach the playoffs based on points, but if a new driver earns a win on the Daytona International Speedway, then there would be several levels of tiebreakers that could decide which of the two drivers would head to the playoffs.
Blaney has to be coming into the race with some confidence. He was the winner of the 2021 Coke Zero Sugar 400, while Truex has never won the race, finishing only as high as second three times.
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Here’s all the information you need to watch the Coke Zero Sugar 400 on Sunday, including channel and race start time.
What channel is the NASCAR race on today?
- TV channels: NBC (US) | TSN5 (Canada)
- Livestream: Peacock, fuboTV
- Radio: NRM
NASCAR will be on NBC for the final week of the Cup Series regular season, while Canadian viewers can find the race on TSN5.
Rick Allen will lead the coverage on NBC as the lap-by-lap announcer with former drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Burton, and former crew chief Steve Letarte providing analysis on the call. Marty Snider, Dave Burns and Parker Kligerman will be the broadcast’s pit reporters.
Those hoping to stream the race can find it on Peacock or on fuboTV, which offers a free trial.
What time does the NASCAR race at Daytona start?
The final race of the regular season begins at 7 pm ET, but with pre-race ceremonies, the green flag is more likely to be waved at 7:15 pm ET.
NASCAR Cup Series schedule 2022
|Aug 27||Coke Zero Sugar 400||Daytona International Speedway||7 p.m.||NBC||NRM|
NASCAR schedule 2022: Playoff races
(All times Eastern)
|Sept. 4||Southern 500||Darlington Raceway||6 p.m.||USES||NRM|
|Sept. eleven||Hollywood Casino 400||Kansas Speedway||3 p.m.||USES||NRM|
|Sept. 17||Bass Pro Shops Night Race||Bristol Motor Speedway||7:30 pm||USES||PRN|
|Sept. 25||AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500||Texas Motor Speedway||3:30 pm||USES||PRN|
|Oct 2||Yella Wood 500||Talladega Superspeedway||2 p.m.||NBC||NRM|
|Oct 9||Bank of America ROVAL 400||Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAL||2 p.m.||NBC||PRN|
|Oct 16||South Point 400||Las Vegas Motor Speedway||2:30 pm||NBC||PRN|
|Oct 23||Dixie Vodka 400||Homestead-Miami Speedway||2:30 pm||NBC||NRM|
|Oct 30||Xfinity 500||Martinsville Speedway||2 p.m.||NBC||NRM|
|Nov 6||NASCAR Cup Series Championship||Phoenix Raceway||3 p.m.||NBC||NRM|
In Canada, fans can watch all NASCAR races on TSN.
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