For anyone wondering “What time is the NASCAR race today?” the answer is, you should tune in a little later than you may have done last week.
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 start mid-afternoon, weather permitting.
NASCAR scheduled the majority of its 2021 Cup Series races for the afternoon. All remaining playoff races, including Sunday’s, are scheduled to begin during the day.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Hollywood Casino 400 schedule at Kansas Speedway:
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.
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
NBCSN 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.
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.