Which channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, race start time in Michigan


For anyone asking “Which channel is the NASCAR race on today?” the answer should look familiar.

The channel for Sunday’s Cup race, FireKeepers Casino 400, is NBCSN. The NBC family of networks is broadcasting all the remaining races of the 2021 Cup series, and NBCSN is showing the race on Sunday from Michigan International Speedway.

Including Sunday, NBC and NBCSN will share evenly the remaining 12 television broadcasts through the race that ends the Championship 4 season in November.

Below is everything you need to know about the schedule of Sunday’s race in Michigan, including the TV broadcast and start time.

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

Which channel is NASCAR on today?

  • TV channel: NBCSN (TSN5 in Canada)
  • Live Streaming: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial))
  • Radio: MRN

NBC’s programming will begin at 2:30 p.m. with the “Countdown to Green” show, followed by a race that begins at 3:00 p.m. ET. Rick Allen will call the race. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide the analysis.

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

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Race: FireKeepers 400
  • Date: On Sunday, August 22nd
  • Time: 15:00 ET (TV time)

The green flag of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race on the 2-mile oval at Michigan International Speedway is scheduled to drop at 3:16 p.m.

MICHIGAN LINEUP: Starting line, pole for Sunday’s race without qualifying

There is little chance that time will be a factor. The National Weather Service forecast for the area near the track in Brooklyn, Michigan, refers to mostly sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid-1980s, but there is also a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m.

NASCAR live broadcast for the race in Michigan

Anyone with a cable or satellite subscription can broadcast Sunday’s NASCAR race live from Michigan NBCSports.com or NBC sports app.

For those who don’t have a cable or satellite TV subscription, there are five premium (OTT) TV broadcast options that are broadcast by NBC and NBCSN-AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Sling and YouTubeTV.

Below are links to each:

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 Schedule

Below is the remaining schedule for the regular season and playoffs of the NASCAR Cup Series 2021, starting with Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 in Michigan, the 25th race of the season.

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season

Date Race Track Weather (ET) TV Radio
August 22nd FireKeepers Casino 400 Michigan International Speedway 3 p.m. NBCSN MRN
August 28 Sugar – free cocaine 400 Daytona International Speedway 7 p.m. NBC MRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 1/8 Finals Playoffs

Date Race Track Weather (ET) TV Radio
September 5th Cook Out Southern 500 Darlington Raceway 6 p.m. NBCSN MRN
September 11th Federal Auto Parts 400 Richmond Raceway 7:30 p.m. NBCSN MRN
September 18th Bass Pro Shops Night race Bristol Motor Speedway 7:30 p.m. NBCSN PRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 1/8 Finals Playoffs

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

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 Round of 16 Playoffs

Date Race Track Weather (ET) TV Radio
October 17 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 Texas Motor Speedway 2 p.m. NBC PRN
October 24 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway 3 p.m. NBCSN MRN
October 31 Xfinity 500 Martinsville Speedway 2 p.m. NBC MRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 Playoffs 4

Date Race Track Weather (ET) TV Radio
November 7 NASCAR Cup Series Championship Phoenix Raceway 3 p.m. NBC MRN

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