For anyone who’s asking “What channel is the NASCAR race on today?” the answer should look familiar.
The channel for Sunday’s Cup Series race, the FireKeepers Casino 400, is NBCSN. The NBC family of networks is airing all of the remaining Cup Series races in 2021, and NBCSN is showing Sunday’s race from Michigan International Speedway.
Including Sunday, NBC and NBCSN will split the 12 remaining race telecasts evenly through the season-ending Championship 4 race in November.
Below is all you need to know about the schedule for Sunday’s race at Michigan, including the TV coverage and start time.
MORE: Watch today’s NASCAR race live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)
What channel is NASCAR on today?
- TV channel: NBCSN (TSN5 in Canada)
- Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- Radio: MRN
NBC’s programming will begin at 2:30 p.m. with the “Countdown to Green” prerace show, followed by race coverage beginning at 3 p.m. ET. Rick Allen will call the race. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide analysis.
Dave Burns, Marty Snider and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters.
What time does the NASCAR race start today?
- Race: FireKeepers 400
- Date: Sunday, Aug. 22
- Time: 3 p.m. ET (TV time)
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race on Michigan International Speedway’s 2-mile oval is scheduled to drop at 3:16 p.m. ET.
MICHIGAN LINEUP: Starting order, pole for Sunday’s race without qualifying
There is a slight chance that weather will be a factor. The National Weather Service’s forecast for the area near the track in Brooklyn, Mich., is for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature in the mid-80s, but there is also a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m.
NASCAR live stream for Michigan race
Anyone who has a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR race from Michigan live via NBCSports.com or the 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 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 FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan, the 25th race of the season.
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season
|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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