What time does the NASCAR race start today? TV schedule, channel for Road America race
For anyone who’s asking “What time is the NASCAR race today,” the answer is that it’s when many NASCAR races are starting this season.
The Cup Series is running at Road America for the first time since 1956 with the Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip. The road course event will be a late-afternoon affair on Independence Day.
NASCAR is holding the majority of its 2021 Cup Series races in the daytime; the next night race will be the regular-season finale at Daytona on Aug. 28.
Below is all you need to know about the schedule for Sunday’s race at Road America:
What time does the NASCAR race start today?
- Race: Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip
- Date: Sunday, July 4
- Time: 2:40 p.m. ET (TV time)
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America is scheduled to drop at 2:40 p.m. ET.
Weather should not disrupt the start of the race. The National Weather Service forecast for Sunday at the road course in Plymouth, Wis., is for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature near 90 degrees. Winds will be out of the southwest at 10-15 mph.
What channel is NASCAR on today?
- TV channel: NBC (TSN1,4,5 in Canada)
- Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- Radio: MRN
NBC’s programming will begin at 2 p.m. with the “Countdown to Green” prerace show, followed by race coverage beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET. Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte make up NBC’s announcing team in the booth. Marty Snider, Dave Burns and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters.
NASCAR live stream for Road America race
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are five over-the-top (OTT) TV streaming options that carry 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 2021 NASCAR Cup Series regular season and playoffs, beginning with Sunday’s race at Road America, the 20th race of the season.
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season
|July 4||Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip||Road America||2:30 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
|July 11||Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart||Atlanta Motor Speedway||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
|July 18||Foxwoods Resort Casino 301||New Hampshire Motor Speedway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
|Aug. 8||Go Bowling at The Glen||Watkins Glen International||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Aug. 15||Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line||Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course||1 p.m.||NBC||IMS|
|Aug. 22||FireKeepers Casino 400||Michigan International Speedway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Aug. 28||Coke Zero Sugar 400||Daytona International Speedway||7 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 16
|Sept. 5||Cook Out Southern 500||Darlington Raceway||6 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Sept. 11||Federated Auto Parts 400||Richmond Raceway||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Sept. 18||Bass Pro Shops Night Race||Bristol Motor Speedway||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 12
|Sept. 26||South Point 400||Las Vegas Motor Speedway||7 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
|Oct. 3||YellaWood 500||Talladega Superspeedway||2 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
|Oct. 10||Bank of America ROVAL 400||Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course||2 p.m.||NBC||PRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 8
|Oct. 17||Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500||Texas Motor Speedway||2 p.m.||NBC||PRN|
|Oct. 24||Hollywood Casino 400||Kansas Speedway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Oct. 31||Xfinity 500||Martinsville Speedway||2 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Championship 4
|Nov. 7||NASCAR Cup Series Championship||Phoenix Raceway||3 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
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