Regardless of profitable the ROVAL at Charlotte with ease final weekend, Chase Elliott’s Spherical of eight place stays tenuous coming 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 gifted the sphere is in 2020.
Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch are on the improper facet of the bubble however have sufficient time to vary their fortunes. A race win in any of the following three outings would clinch development.
This is what the playoff image for remaining contenders seems like at first of the Spherical of eight:
|Pos.||Driver||Distance from cut-off|
|6||Martin Truex Jr.||-10|
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Beneath is all it’s good to know in regards to the schedule for Sunday’s Hollywood On line casino 400 at Kansas.
What time does the NASCAR race begin at the moment?
- Race : Hollywood On line casino 400 at Kansas Speedway
- Date : Sunday, Oct. 18
- Begin time : 2:30 p.m. ET
The Spherical of eight 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 levels and can turn out to be official after Lap 134. The space of the race is 400 miles.
Kevin Harvick is essentially the most achieved playoff racer at Kansas with three profession victories on the monitor.
What channel is NASCAR on at the moment?
The NASCAR Cup Sequence Spherical of eight begins on NBC. At this level there are not any extra pretenders within the playoff discipline. 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 three to accomodate Sunday Night time Soccer.
NASCAR dwell stream for Kansas race
Anyone 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 activities app . This must 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 individuals who do not have 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.
Beneath 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.
Regardless of so many adjustments to the regular-season schedule, NASCAR is retaining its 10 playoff races within the fall intact and at their authentic 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. four||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||three p.m. ET|
|Solar. Nov. 1||Martinsville||NBC||2 p.m. ET|
|Solar. Nov. eight||Phoenix Raceway||NBC||three p.m. ET|
As for the common season, a beforehand unscheduled Darlington race ran on Might 17 as an alternative of the the Chicagoland race that was initially scheduled for June 21. One other Darlington race ran on Might 20 as an alternative of the postponed Richmond race that was initially scheduled for April 19. The Charlotte race on Might 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 introduced on Fox (and FS1) quite 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 grew to become a part of Saturday-Sunday doubleheaders at these respective tracks in August.
As a result of New York required folks 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. Based on 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.