Regardless of profitable the ROVAL at Charlotte with ease final weekend, Chase Elliott’s Spherical of 8 place stays tenuous getting into NASCAR’s Kansas race on Sunday.
Elliott is 5 factors above the cut-off line to advance to the Cup Sequence championship, an indicator of how proficient the sphere is in 2020.
Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch are on the mistaken facet of the bubble however have sufficient time to vary their fortunes. A race win in any of the subsequent three outings would clinch development.
This is what the playoff image for remaining contenders appears like in the beginning of the Spherical of 8:
|Pos.||Driver||Distance from cut-off|
|6||Martin Truex Jr.||-10|
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Beneath is all you should know in regards to the schedule for Sunday’s Hollywood On line casino 400 at Kansas.
What time does the NASCAR race begin in the present day?
- Race : Hollywood On line casino 400 at Kansas Speedway
- Date : Sunday, Oct. 18
- Begin time : 2:30 p.m. ET
The Spherical of 8 NASCAR playoff race at Kansas on Sunday ought to start at about 2:30 p.m. ET. Rain is feasible however thought of unlikely for the competitors.
The race is 267 laps unfold over three levels and can turn out to be official after Lap 134. The gap of the race is 400 miles.
Kevin Harvick is probably the most achieved playoff racer at Kansas with three profession victories on the monitor.
What channel is NASCAR on in the present day?
The NASCAR Cup Sequence Spherical of 8 begins on NBC. At this level there are not any extra pretenders within the playoff area. Each contending driver nonetheless alive is a real risk to win the 2020 championship. That may hopefully translate to enjoyable racing Sunday.
The Hollywood On line casino 400 broadcast staff is made up of Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte.
NASCAR goes head-to-head with the NFL common season for viewership. Final weekend’s race was controversially moved to NBCSN throughout an intense Stage 3 to accomodate Sunday Night time Soccer.
NASCAR reside stream for Kansas race
Anyone who has a cable or satellite tv for pc subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway reside through NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports activities app . This ought to be the popular route for a viewer who has such a subscription however is not capable of get in entrance of his or her TV.
For many who haven’t got a cable or satellite tv for pc subscription, there are 5 OTT TV streaming choices that carry NBC and NBCSN — Sling, Hulu, YouTubeTV, fuboTV and AT&T Now. Of the 5, Hulu, YouTubeTV and fuboTV provide free trial choices.
Beneath are hyperlinks to every.
NASCAR schedule 2020
NASCAR stays dedicated to working 36 races this season, 4 of which have been accomplished earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the sports activities world.
Regardless of so many modifications to the regular-season schedule, NASCAR is protecting its 10 playoff races within the fall intact and at their unique tracks. Beneath is that playoff schedule, with Sunday’s race at Kansas in daring.
|Date||Observe||TV channel||Begin time|
|Solar., Sept. 6||Darlington||NBCSN||6 p.m. ET|
|Sat., Sept. 12||Richmond||NBCSN||7:30 p.m. ET|
|Sat., Sept. 19||Bristol||NBCSN||7:30 p.m. ET|
|Solar, Sept. 27||Las Vegas||NBCSN||7 p.m. ET|
|Solar., Oct. 4||Talladega||NBC||2 p.m. ET|
|Solar., Oct. 11||Charlotte (ROVAL)||NBC||2:30 p.m. ET|
|Solar., Oct. 18||Kansas||NBC||2:30 p.m. ET|
|Solar., Oct. 25||Texas||NBCSN||3 p.m. ET|
|Solar. Nov. 1||Martinsville||NBC||2 p.m. ET|
|Solar. Nov. 8||Phoenix Raceway||NBC||3 p.m. ET|
As for the common season, a beforehand unscheduled Darlington race ran on Could 17 as an alternative of the the Chicagoland race that was initially scheduled for June 21. One other Darlington race ran on Could 20 as an alternative of the postponed Richmond race that was initially scheduled for April 19. The Charlotte race on Could 27 ran as an alternative of the Sonoma race that was initially scheduled for June 14.
The Pocono doubleheader remained as beforehand scheduled for the ultimate weekend of June, with the Cup Sequence racing on back-to-back days. These races have been offered on Fox (and FS1) moderately than on NBC. Fox’s closed its protection this season with the All-Star Race at Bristol on July 15.
Beforehand postponed races at Dover and Michigan turned a part of Saturday-Sunday doubleheaders at these respective tracks in August.
As a result of New York required individuals to quarantine for 14 days after touring from one of many states impacted closely by COVID-19 (together with North Carolina), the Watkins Glen race on Aug. 16 was moved to the Daytona street course. In response to The Athletic, NASCAR tried to get a quarantine waiver for its Watkins Glen races however was denied by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s workplace.
The Aug. 16 race was the NASCAR Cup Sequence’ first on the street course at Daytona.