What channel is NASCAR on today? Television schedule, start time of the 2021 championship race in Phoenix


For anyone wondering “What channel is the NASCAR race on today?” The answer is that the season-ending championship race can be seen on a major network.

NASCAR is at Phoenix Raceway this weekend for the Cup Series Championship, the final race of the 2021 season and the race that will crown a series champion. Spectators can watch the remaining four playoff drivers compete for 312 or more laps on the 1-mile Phoenix oval.

The NBC family of networks will air all 10 NASCAR Cup Series playoff races, with the schedule split evenly between cable and broadcast.

Here’s everything you need to know about Sunday’s championship race schedule, including TV coverage and start time:

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What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • Television channel: NBC (TSN5 in Canada)
  • Live broadcast: NBC Sports.com | NBC Sports App | Peacock Premium | fuboTV7-day free trial)
  • Radio: MRN

NBC programming will begin at 1:30 pm ET with an extended pre-race show “Countdown to Green” hosted by Marty Snider with Dale Jarrett and Brad Daugherty. Kyle Petty, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte and Kelli Stavast will also participate in the show.

Coverage of the race will begin at 3 pm Rick Allen will have the play-by-play call, while Earnhardt, Burton and Letarte will provide analysis. Snider, Stavast, Dave Burns and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters. Rutledge Wood will provide reports and interviews throughout the race.

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Race: NASCAR Cup Series Championship
  • Date: Sunday, November 7
  • Weather: 3 p.m. ET (TV time)

The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at the 1-mile Phoenix Raceway track is scheduled to fall at 3:34 pm EST Sunday (1:34 pm MST). The track has lights so the race can end after sunset, which is scheduled for 5:37 pm MST on Sunday.

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The weather does not appear to be the cause of a delay. the The National Weather Service forecast for Avondale, Arizona., where Phoenix Raceway is located, is for sunny skies and temperatures in the 80s. The winds will be calm in the light.

NASCAR Live Stream for Phoenix Race

Anyone with a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR championship race in Phoenix 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 broadcast NBC: AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Sling, and YouTubeTV.

Below are the links to each:

NBC is televising the race, so it can also be broadcast on the premium network service, Peacock. Streamers can also watch the race with TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.


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