NASCAR Cup Series 2024: Schedule, Start Times, TV Networks

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The NASCAR Cup Series schedule has undergone significant changes for the 2024 season. The Brickyard 400 boomerangs back after a trio of annum spent zoomin’ ’round the Indianapolis road course, with the wrap-up of the regular run shuffled off to Darlington Raceway, and the post-season jamboree getting a mix-up. These changes are setting up an unexpected NextGen campaign. Below is the entire Cup Series schedule for the 2024 season, including start times and TV networks for each race. NASCAR schedule: Regular season TV start times Sunday, March 10: Shriners Children’s 500, Phoenix Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX)

Below is the entire Cup Series schedule for the 2024 season, including start times and TV networks for each race.

NASCAR Schedule: Regular season TV start times

Sunday, March 10: Shriners Children’s 500, Phoenix Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX)

The NASCAR weekend schedule for Phoenix (March 8 to 10) can be found below!

Sunday, March 17: Food City 500, Bristol Motor Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX)

Sunday, March 24: EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix, Circuit of the Americas (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX)

Sunday, March 31: Toyota Owners 400, Richmond Raceway (7:00 p.m. ET, FOX)

Sunday, April 7: Cook Out 400, Martinsville Speedway (3:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, April 14: AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400, Texas Motor Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, April 21: GEICO 500, Talladega Superspeedway (3:00 p.m. ET, FOX)

Sunday, April 28: Würth 400, Dover Motor Speedway (2:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, May 5: AdventHealth 400, Kansas Speedway (3:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, May 12: Goodyear 400, Darlington Raceway (3:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, May 19: NASCAR All-Star Open, North Wilkesboro Speedway (8:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, May 19: NASCAR All-Star Race, North Wilkesboro Speedway (8:00 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, May 26: Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte Motor Speedway (6:00 p.m. ET, FOX)

Sunday, June 2: Enjoy Illinois 300 presented by Ticketmaster, World Wide Technology Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1)

Sunday, June 9: Toyota/Save Mart 350, Sonoma Raceway (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX)

Sunday, June 16: Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol, Iowa Speedway (7:00 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Sunday, June 23: NASCAR Cup Series Race at New Hampshire, New Hampshire Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Sunday, June 30: Ally 400, Nashville Superspeedway (3:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, July 7: Grant Park 165, Chicago Street Race (4:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, July 14: HighPoint.com 400, Pocono Raceway (2:30 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Sunday, July 21: Brickyard 400, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, August 11: Cook Out 400, Richmond Raceway (6:00 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Sunday, August 18: FireKeepers Casino 400, Michigan International Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Saturday, August 24: Coke Zero Sugar 400, Daytona International Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, September 1: Cook Out Southern 500, Darlington Raceway (6:00 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Round of 16

Sunday, September 8: Quaker State 400 available at Walmart, Atlanta Motor Speedway (3:00 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Sunday, September 15: Go Bowling at The Glen, Watkins Glen International (3:00 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Saturday, September 21: Bass Pro Shops Night Race, Bristol Motor Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Round of 12

Sunday, September 29: Hollywood Casino 400, Kansas Speedway (3:00 p.m. ET, USA Network)

Sunday, October 6: YellaWood 500, Talladega Superspeedway (2:00 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, October 13: Bank of America ROVAL 400, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course (2:00 p.m. ET, NBC)

Round of 8

Sunday, October 20: South Point 400, Las Vegas Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, October 27: NASCAR Cup Series Race at Homestead-Miami, Homestead-Miami Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Sunday, November 3: XFINITY 500, Martinsville Speedway (2:00 p.m. ET, NBC)

Championship 4

Sunday, November 10: NASCAR Cup Series Championship, Phoenix Raceway (3:00 p.m. ET, NBC)

What is NASCAR?

NASCAR stands for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. It’s a sanctioning body for multiple types of stock car racing events held primarily in the United States, attracting millions of fans worldwide.

What are the main series in NASCAR?

The three main series in NASCAR are the NASCAR Cup Series, the Xfinity Series, and the Camping World Truck Series. The Cup Series is the top level of NASCAR, featuring the sport’s most experienced drivers and teams.

How long is a typical NASCAR race?

Race lengths vary by track and series. They can range from short sprints of about 200 to 300 miles to longer races like the Coca-Cola 600, which is 600 miles. Races are often measured in laps, depending on the track’s length.

How do NASCAR points work?

Points are awarded based on finishing positions in each race, with additional points for leading laps and winning stages. At the end of the season, the drivers and teams with the most points win the championship in their respective series.

What is the Chase for the NASCAR Cup?

The Chase, now known as the NASCAR Playoffs, is a series of races at the end of the season that determines the series champion. The top drivers in the points standings qualify for the playoffs, and the field is narrowed down through a series of elimination rounds to determine the champion.

How can I watch NASCAR races?

NASCAR races can be watched on television through various sports networks, such as FOX, NBC, and their respective sports channels. Races are also available for streaming online through apps like the NBC Sports App, Fox Sports Go, and NASCAR’s own subscription service, NASCAR TrackPass.

Can I attend a NASCAR race in person?

Yes, fans are welcome to attend NASCAR races. Tickets can be purchased through the official NASCAR website or the race tracks. Many tracks offer additional experiences, such as pit passes and driver meet-and-greets.

What makes NASCAR unique compared to other forms of racing?

NASCAR races are unique for their stock car design, oval track racing, and close-quarter, pack racing dynamics. The sport also has a rich cultural heritage and a passionate fan base, adding to its distinct atmosphere.

How do teams and drivers prepare for a race?

Teams and drivers prepare for races through practice sessions, qualifying rounds to determine starting positions, and strategy meetings to plan race tactics. The preparation also involves tuning the car’s performance to match the specific demands of each track.

Where can I find more information about NASCAR and its races?

A10: The official NASCAR website (nascar.com) is the best source for up-to-date information on race schedules, standings, drivers, teams, and news. Social media platforms and motorsports news websites are good resources for NASCAR content.

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