What channel is NASCAR on today? TV schedule, start time for Road America race

For anyone who’s asking, “What channel is the NASCAR race on today,” the answer is a new one.

The channel for Sunday’s Cup Series race, the Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip, is NBC. The NBC family of networks is airing the remaining Cup Series races in 2021, and the main NBC network is showing a race for the first time this season.

Below is all you need to know about the schedule for Sunday’s race at Road America, including the TV coverage and start time.

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What channel is NASCAR on today?

  • Race: Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip
  • Date: Sunday, July 4
  • TV channel: NBC (TSN1,4,5 in Canada)
  • Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
  • Radio: MRN

NBC and NBC Sports Network will air the remaining NASCAR Cup Series races in 2021. NBC will televise Sunday’s Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip from Road America in Plymouth, Wis.

NBC’s programming will begin at 2 p.m. ET with the “Countdown to Green” prerace show, followed by race coverage beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET.

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Rick Allen will call the race with the assistance of analysts Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte. Marty Snider, Dave Burns and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters.

NASCAR live stream for Road America race

Anyone who has a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday afternoon’s NASCAR race at Road America live via NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports App.

For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, five over-the-top (OTT) TV streaming options carry NBC and NBCSN — AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Sling and YouTubeTV.

Below are links to each:

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Race: Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip
  • Date: Sunday, July 4
  • Start time: 2:30 p.m. ET (TV time)

The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Road America is scheduled to wave 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.

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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

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
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
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NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 16

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
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

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
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

Date Race Track Time (ET) TV Radio
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

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