What channel is the NASCAR race on today? What time does the NASCAR race start? These are the questions that have plagued race fans every Sunday,Â when each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races were scheduled to be shown onÂ either NBC or NBCSNÂ for the secondÂ half of the 2019 seasonÂ with differing start times.
As for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400Â at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Cup Series’ onlyÂ visit to the track allÂ year and the season finale that will decide the 2019 champion,Â the channel that will broadcast the raceÂ is NBC. The race at Homestead will start at 3Â p.m. ET.
The 3Â p.m. ET start time for theÂ race at HomesteadÂ on Sunday is the third suchÂ start time over the last three weeksÂ of theÂ season. As for the TV channel, the NASCAR Cup Series season finaleÂ is the seventh race on NBC this year.Â As part of NBC’sÂ TV deal with NASCAR for the 2019 season, NBC wasÂ slated to show seven of the final 20 races of the season, with the other 13 scheduled to be shown on NBCSN.
Sunday’s race at Homestead,Â which will consist of threeÂ stages (80Â laps, 80Â laps and 107Â laps),Â is the 36th and finalÂ race on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. The Championship 4, which was set last week in Phoenix, consists of Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick.
Homestead-Miami Speedway is a 1.5-mile oval that features 18-20 degree banking in the turns and four-degree banking on the identical, 1,760-foot stretches. Joey Logano won this race last year to take home the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series championship.
Below is all the info you need regarding how to watch Sunday’sÂ NASCARÂ race at Homestead.
Sunday’s season finaleÂ at HomesteadÂ is the seventhÂ race this season scheduled to be shown on NBC. The network’s broadcast crew consists of Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte in the booth, withÂ Marty Snider, Dave Burns, Kelli Stavast and Parker KligermanÂ reporting fromÂ pit road.
In addition to the TV coverage on NBC, Sunday’sÂ race at HomesteadÂ is available via live stream onÂ the NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com.
Homestead, which first hosted a NASCAR Cup Series race in 1999, has been the site of the season finale since 2002.
The four drivers contending for a championship at Homestead on Sunday â Busch, Truex, Hamlin and Harvick â have totaled 21 wins, 63 top-fives, 97 top-10s, 4,562 laps led and an average driver rating of 103.2.
Though Hamlin is the only driver of the four who has not yet won a Cup Series championship, his two career Homestead playoff race wins are more than the one each for Busch, Truex and Harvick.
|Feb. 10||Advance Auto Parts Clash||Daytona International Speedway||Jimmie Johnson|
|Feb. 14||Gander RV Duel 1 at Daytona||Daytona International Speedway||Kevin Harvick|
|Feb. 14||Gander RV Duel 2 at Daytona||Daytona International Speedway||Joey Logano|
|Feb. 17||Daytona 500||Daytona International Speedway||Denny Hamlin|
|Feb. 24||Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500||Atlanta Motor Speedway||Brad Keselowski|
|March 3||Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube||Las Vegas Motor Speedway||Joey Logano|
|March 10||TicketGuardian 500||ISM Raceway||Kyle Busch|
|March 17||AutoClub 400||Auto Club Speedway||Kyle Busch|
|March 24||STP 500||Martinsville Speedway||Brad Keselowski|
|March 31||O’Reilly Auto Parts 500||Texas Motor Speedway||Denny Hamlin|
|April 7||Food City 500||Bristol Motor Speedway||Kyle Busch|
|April 13||Toyota Owners 400||Richmond Raceway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|April 28||Geico 500||Talladega Speedway||Chase Elliott|
|May 5||Cup Series Race at Dover||Dover International Speedway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|May 11||Cup Series Race at Kansas||Kansas Speedway||Brad Keselowski|
|May 18||Monster Energy Open||Charlotte Motor Speedway||â|
|May 18||Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race||Charlotte Motor Speedway||Kyle Larson|
|May 26||Coca-Cola 600||Charlotte Motor Speedway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|June 2||Pocono 400||Pocono Raceway||Kyle Busch|
|June 10||FireKeepers Casino 400||Michigan International Speedway||Joey Logano|
|June 23||Toyota/Save Mart 350||Sonoma Raceway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|June 30||Camping World 400||Chicagoland Speedway||Alex Bowman|
|July 6||Coke Zero Sugar 400||Daytona International Speedway||Justin Haley|
|July 13||Quaker State 400||Kentucky Speedway||Kurt Busch|
|July 21||Foxwoods Resort Casino 301||New Hampshire Motor Speedway||Kevin Harvick|
|July 28||Gander Outdoors 400||Pocono Raceway||Denny Hamlin|
|Aug. 4||Go Bowling at The Glen||Watkins Glen International||Chase Elliott|
|Aug. 11||Consumers Energy 400||Michigan International Speedway||Kevin Harvick|
|Aug. 17||Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race||Bristol Motor Speedway||Denny Hamlin|
|Sept. 1||Bojangles’ Southern 500||Darlington Raceway||Erik Jones|
|Sept. 8||Big Machine Vodka 400||Indianapolis Motor Speedway||Kevin Harvick|
|Sept. 15||South Point 400||Las Vegas Motor Speedway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|Sept. 21||Federated Auto Parts 400||Richmond Raceway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|Sept. 29||Bank of America ROVAL 400||Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Coarse||Chase Elliott|
|Oct. 6||Cup Series Race at Dover||Dover International Speedway||Kyle Larson|
|Oct. 13||1000Bulbs.com 500||Talladega Superspeedway||Ryan Blaney|
|Oct. 20||Hollywood Casino 400||Kansas Speedway||Denny Hamlin|
|Oct. 27||First Data 500||Martinsville Speedway||Martin Truex Jr.|
|Nov. 3||AAA Texas 500||Texas Motor Speedway||Kevin Harvick|
|Nov. 10||Cup Series Race at ISM||ISM Raceway||Denny Hamlin|
|Nov. 17||Ford EcoBoost 400||Homestead-Miami Speedway||TBD|