What time does the NASCAR race start today? TV schedule, channel for Road America race

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:

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

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

Anyone who has a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR race from Road America 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 race at Road America, the 20th race of the season.

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
July 4Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTripRoad America2:30 p.m.NBCMRN
July 11Quaker State 400 presented by WalmartAtlanta Motor Speedway3:30 p.m.NBCSNPRN
July 18Foxwoods Resort Casino 301New Hampshire Motor Speedway3 p.m.NBCSNPRN
Aug. 8Go Bowling at The GlenWatkins Glen International3 p.m.NBCSNMRN
Aug. 15Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia LineIndianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course1 p.m.NBCIMS
Aug. 22FireKeepers Casino 400Michigan International Speedway3 p.m.NBCSNMRN
Aug. 28Coke Zero Sugar 400Daytona International Speedway7 p.m.NBCMRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 16

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Sept. 5Cook Out Southern 500Darlington Raceway6 p.m.NBCSNMRN
Sept. 11Federated Auto Parts 400Richmond Raceway7:30 p.m.NBCSNMRN
Sept. 18Bass Pro Shops Night RaceBristol Motor Speedway7:30 p.m.NBCSNPRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 12

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Sept. 26South Point 400Las Vegas Motor Speedway7 p.m.NBCSNPRN
Oct. 3YellaWood 500Talladega Superspeedway2 p.m.NBCMRN
Oct. 10Bank of America ROVAL 400Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course2 p.m.NBCPRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 8

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Oct. 17Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500Texas Motor Speedway2 p.m.NBCPRN
Oct. 24Hollywood Casino 400Kansas Speedway3 p.m.NBCSNMRN
Oct. 31Xfinity 500Martinsville Speedway2 p.m.NBCMRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Championship 4

DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Nov. 7NASCAR Cup Series ChampionshipPhoenix Raceway3 p.m.NBCMRN