For anyone who’s asking “What time is the NASCAR race today,” the answer is that it’s the usual time.
The Cup Series is back to mid-afternoon racing this weekend after holding last week’s All-Star Race at night. The Ally 400 at Nashville Superspeedway is expected to begin shortly after 3:30 p.m. ET.
NASCAR is holding the majority of its 2021 races in the daytime, and the Nashville race begins a streak of day races that will run through late August.
Below is all you need to know about the schedule for Sunday’s Ally 400 at Nashville.
What time does the NASCAR race start today?
- Race: Ally 400
- Date: Sunday, June 20
- Start time: 3:30 p.m. ET (TV time)
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Nashville Superspeedway is scheduled to wave after 3:30 p.m. ET.
Rain may be a factor on race day. The National Weather Service’s weekend forecast for Lebanon, Tenn., where Nashville Superspeedway is located, calls for possible showers and thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and night, with a high temperature near 90 degrees. There is a 40 percent chance for precipitation Sunday afternoon, according to the weather service.
What channel is NASCAR on today?
- Race: Ally 400
- Date: Sunday, June 20
- TV channel: NBCSN (TSN3 in Canada)
- Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- Radio: MRN
NBC and NBC Sports Network are scheduled to air the remaining NASCAR Cup Series races in 2021 through the playoffs. NBCSN will televise Sunday’s Ally 400 from Nashville. Rick Allen will call the race with the assistance of analysts Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte. Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters.
The network’s prerace coverage will begin at 2:45 p.m. ET Sunday with “Countdown to Green,” hosted by Jac Collinsworth, Dale Jarrett and Kyle Petty.
NASCAR live stream for Nashville 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 Nashville.
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season
|June 20||Ally 400||Nashville Superspeedway||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|June 26||NASCAR Cup Series Race at Pocono-1||Pocono Raceway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|June 27||Explore the Pocono Mountains 350||Pocono Raceway||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|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|