Despite successful the ROVAL at Charlotte with ease final weekend, Chase Elliott’s Round 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 Series championship, an indicator of how gifted the sphere is in 2020.
Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch are on the flawed aspect of the bubble however have sufficient time to alter their fortunes. A race win in any of the following three outings would clinch development.
Here’s what the playoff image for remaining contenders seems to be like initially of the Round of 8:
|Pos.||Driver||Distance from cut-off|
|6||Martin Truex Jr.||-10|
Below is all you’ll want to know concerning the schedule for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas.
What time does the NASCAR race begin at this time?
- Race : Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway
- Date : Sunday, Oct. 18
- Start time : 2:30 p.m. ET
The Round of 8 NASCAR playoff race at Kansas on Sunday ought to start at about 2:30 p.m. ET. Rain is feasible however thought-about unlikely for the competitors.
The race is 267 laps unfold over three phases and can turn out to be official after Lap 134. The distance of the race is 400 miles.
Kevin Harvick is essentially the most achieved playoff racer at Kansas with three profession victories on the observe.
What channel is NASCAR on at this time?
The NASCAR Cup Series Round of 8 begins on NBC. At this level there aren’t any extra pretenders within the playoff discipline. Every contending driver nonetheless alive is a real menace to win the 2020 championship. That will hopefully translate to enjoyable racing Sunday.
The Hollywood Casino 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 Kansas race
Anybody who has a cable or satellite tv for pc subscription can stream Sunday’s NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway dwell by way of NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports app . This needs to be the popular route for a viewer who has such a subscription however is not in a position to 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 supply free trial choices.
Below are hyperlinks to every.
NASCAR schedule 2020
NASCAR stays dedicated to operating 36 races this season, 4 of which have 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 protecting its 10 playoff races within the fall intact and at their authentic tracks. Below is that playoff schedule, with Sunday’s race at Kansas 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 a substitute of the the Chicagoland race that was initially scheduled for June 21. Another Darlington race ran on May 20 as a substitute of the postponed Richmond race that was initially scheduled for April 19. The Charlotte race on May 27 ran as a substitute 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 have been offered on Fox (and FS1) relatively 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 turned 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 considered one of the states impacted closely by COVID-19 (together with North Carolina), the Watkins Glen race on Aug. 16 was moved to the Daytona street 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 street course at Daytona.