Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Clint Bowyer or Aric Almirola nearly definitely want a race win to advance to the NASCAR Cup Series Round of 8 on Sunday on the Charlotte ROVAL course.
The playoff drivers, who enter the Bank of America ROVAL 400 race going through elimination, have encountered irritating wrecks over the previous few weeks which have plummeted their placement within the factors standings. A victory Sunday, although, would robotically clinch a spot within the Round of 8.
Should one of many aforementioned 4 rivals win, Joey Logano and Alex Bowman would abruptly be at risk of falling out of the playoffs.
Here’s what the playoff development bubble seems to be like heading into the ROVAL:
|Pos.||Driver||Distance from reduce line|
|6||Martin Truex Jr.||+32|
Below is all you should know concerning the schedule for Sunday’s Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
What time does the NASCAR race begin at the moment?
- Race: Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
- Date: Sunday, Oct. 11
- Start time: 2:30 p.m. ET
The Round of 12 NASCAR playoff race at Charlotte on Sunday ought to start quickly after 2:30 p.m. ET. The temperature is meant to be within the high-70s, and rain and lightning are thought-about probably. Charlotte Motor Speedway does have lights, however due to considerations concerning the infield brightness, an evening race isn’t thought-about possible.
The elimination race is 109 laps unfold over three phases and can turn out to be official after Lap 55. The distance of the race is 250 miles.
Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott have gained the 2 competitions on the still-novel ROVAL course, which debuted in 2018. Because of the mix of highway and oval components, in addition to the shortage of mid-week follow in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are more likely to be many cautions. Last 12 months, there have been 10 cautions. In 2018, there have been eight.
What channel is NASCAR on at the moment?
After a stretch of NASCAR races on NBCSN, NASCAR at Charlotte on Sunday is getting the NBC broadcast remedy.
The Bank of America ROVAL 400 broadcast crew 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. Last weekend’s race was controversially moved to NBCSN throughout an intense Stage 3 to accomodate Sunday Night Football.
NASCAR dwell stream for ROVAL race
Anybody who has a cable or satellite tv for pc subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR race at Charlotte Motor Speedway dwell through NBCSports.comor the NBC Sports app. This needs 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 those that 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.
Below are hyperlinks to every.
NASCAR schedule 2020
NASCAR stays dedicated to operating 36 races this season, 4 of which had been accomplished earlier than the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the sports activities world.
Despite so many modifications to the regular-season schedule, NASCAR is conserving its 10 playoff races within the fall intact and at their authentic tracks. Below is that playoff schedule, with Sunday’s race at Charlotte in daring.
|Date||Track||TV channel||Start time|
|Sun., 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|
|Sun, Sept. 27||Las Vegas||NBCSN||7 p.m. ET|
|Sun., Oct. 4||Talladega||NBC||2 p.m. ET|
|Sun., Oct. 11||Charlotte (ROVAL)||NBC||2:30 p.m. ET|
|Sun., Oct. 18||Kansas||NBC||2:30 p.m. ET|
|Sun., Oct. 25||Texas||NBCSN||3 p.m. ET|
|Sun. Nov. 1||Martinsville||NBC||2 p.m. ET|
|Sun. Nov. 8||Phoenix Raceway||NBC||3 p.m. ET|
As for the common season, a beforehand unscheduled Darlington race ran on May 17 as an alternative of the the Chicagoland race that was initially scheduled for June 21. Another Darlington race ran on May 20 as an alternative of the postponed Richmond race that was initially scheduled for April 19. The Charlotte race on May 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 Series racing on back-to-back days. Those races had been offered on Fox (and FS1) somewhat than on NBC. Fox’s closed its protection this season with the All-Star Race at Bristol on July 15.
Previously postponed races at Dover and Michigan grew to become a part of Saturday-Sunday doubleheaders at these respective tracks in August.
Because New York required folks to quarantine for 14 days after touring from one among the states impacted closely by COVID-19 (together with North Carolina), the Watkins Glen race on Aug. 16 was moved to the Daytona highway course. According 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 Series’ first on the highway course at Daytona.