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What time does the NASCAR race start today? Television Schedule, Watkins Glen Race Channel



For anyone wondering “What time is the NASCAR race today?” the answer is, it’s in NASCAR’s preferred window for racing.

The Cup Series returns to action on Sunday after a two-week hiatus caused by NBC’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics. Go Bowling at The Glen is scheduled to begin mid-afternoon.

NASCAR is conducting the majority of its 2021 Cup Series races during the day; the next night race will be Aug. 28, for the regular season finale at Daytona.

Here’s everything you need to know about Sunday’s race schedule at Watkins Glen International:

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

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Race: Go bowling at The Glen
  • Date: Sunday August 8
  • Weather: 3 p.m. ET (TV time)

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.

MORE: Watkins Glen Lineup, Starting Order Established Unrated

What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • Television channel: NBCSN (TSN 3.5 in Canada)
  • Live broadcast: NBCSports.com | fuboTV7-day free trial)
  • Radio: MRN

NBCSN programming will begin at 2 pm with its pre-race show “Countdown to Green,” followed by coverage of the race beginning at 3 pm ET. This week’s broadcast will be presented in the “Radio Style” format. Announcer Rick Allen and analyst Steve Letarte will be on the booth, while race reporters Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Mike Bagley will describe the action from key locations on the field. Parker Kligerman and Dillon Welch will be the pit reporters.

NASCAR Live Stream for Watkins Glen Race

Anyone with a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR race from Watkins Glen live via NBCSports.com 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 race at Watkins Glen International, the 23rd race of the season.

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
August 8Go bowling at The GlenWatkins Glen International3 pmNBCSNMRN
August 15thBig Machine Vodka 400 in Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia LineIndianapolis Motor Speedway Road Circuit1 p. M.NBCI AM S
August 22ndFireKeepers Casino 400Michigan International Highway3 pmNBCSNMRN
August 28Coca Cola Zero Sugar 400Daytona International Highway7 pmNBCMRN

Round of 16 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
September 5Cooking Southern 500Darlington Race Track6 pmNBCSNMRN
11 of SeptemberFederated Auto Parts 400Richmond race track7:30 pmNBCSNMRN
September 18Bass Pro Shops Night RunBristol racetrack7:30 pmNBCSNPRN

Round of 12 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
September 26South Point 400Las Vegas Expressway7 pmNBCSNPRN
October 3YellaWood 500Talladega Superspeedway2 pmNBCMRN
October 10thBank of America ROVAL 400Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Circuit2 pmNBCPRN

Round of 16 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
October the 17thAutotrader EchoPark Automotive 500Texas race track2 pmNBCPRN
October 24thHollywood Casino 400Kansas speedway3 pmNBCSNMRN
31 OctoberXfinity 500Martinsville Speedway2 pmNBCMRN

2021 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Championship 4

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
November 7NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4Phoenix race track3 pmNBCMRN




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