NASCAR Cup race at Darlington marks NBC/NBCSN’s 11th broadcast of the season after Fox/FS1’s slate ended with the July 15 All-Star Race. It is the 23rd race in NASCAR’s return on an altered, short-term schedule, and the 27th Cup Series races overall as NASCAR keeps its 36-race slate intact for 2020. The start time for Sunday’s NASCAR race at Darlington marks the second of five consecutive night races for the Cup Series. Below is how to watch Sunday’s race, including the TV channel and live stream options.
What channel is NASCAR today?
NASCAR cup race 2020 is on schedule even after its two-month hiatus amid COVID-19, so Sunday’s race at Darlington will still be shown on NBCSN as originally scheduled. The 20 NASCAR Cup Series races NBC was scheduled to broadcast in 2020, 12 were slated to be shown on NBCSN with the other eight on NBC’s flagship cable network. Five of the last six races of the season will be shown on NBC.
- As for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover on NBCSN, the network has a channel finder feature for viewers to find the TV channel options in their areas.
NASCAR live stream for Darlington race
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Darlington will wave shortly after 6 p.m. ET, assuming there are no rain delays as there have been so often since NASCAR returned to live racing in May. This start time typically creates a unique challenge for drivers at Darlington. The late-summer South Carolina heat makes for a slick race track that evolves as the day turns into night and the conditions get cooler. Mid-race adjustments will be key for that reason.
NASCAR schedule 2020
NASCAR remains committed to running 36 races this season, four of which were completed before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the sports world. Despite so many changes to the regular-season schedule, NASCAR is keeping its 10 playoff races in the fall intact and at their original tracks. Below is that playoff schedule. As for the regular season, a previously unscheduled Darlington race ran on May 17 instead of the Chicagoland race that was originally scheduled for June 21. The Pocono doubleheader remained as previously scheduled for the final weekend of June, with the Cup Series racing on back-to-back days.