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What channel is NASCAR on today? Time, TV schedule for championship race at Homestead

What channel is the NASCAR race on today? What time does the NASCAR race start? These are the questions that have plagued race fans every Sunday, when each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races were scheduled to be shown on either NBC or NBCSN for the second half of the 2019 season with differing start times.

As for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the Cup Series’ only visit to the track all year and the season finale that will decide the 2019 champion, the channel that will broadcast the race is NBC. The race at Homestead will start at 3 p.m. ET.

The 3 p.m. ET start time for the race at Homestead on Sunday is the third such start time over the last three weeks of the season. As for the TV channel, the NASCAR Cup Series season finale is the seventh race on NBC this year. As part of NBC’s TV deal with NASCAR for the 2019 season, NBC was slated to show seven of the final 20 races of the season, with the other 13 scheduled to be shown on NBCSN.

Sunday’s race at Homestead, which will consist of three stages (80 laps, 80 laps and 107 laps), is the 36th and final race on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. The Championship 4, which was set last week in Phoenix, consists of Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr., Denny Hamlin and Kevin Harvick.

Homestead-Miami Speedway is a 1.5-mile oval that features 18-20 degree banking in the turns and four-degree banking on the identical, 1,760-foot stretches. Joey Logano won this race last year to take home the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series championship.

Below is all the info you need regarding how to watch Sunday’s NASCAR race at Homestead.

What channel is NASCAR on today?

Sunday’s season finale at Homestead is the seventh race this season scheduled to be shown on NBC. The network’s broadcast crew consists of Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte in the booth, with Marty Snider, Dave Burns, Kelli Stavast and Parker Kligerman reporting from pit road.

In addition to the TV coverage on NBC, Sunday’s race at Homestead is available via live stream on the NBC Sports App and NBCSports.com.

NASCAR at Homestead: What time does today’s race start?

Homestead, which first hosted a NASCAR Cup Series race in 1999, has been the site of the season finale since 2002.

The four drivers contending for a championship at Homestead on Sunday — Busch, Truex, Hamlin and Harvick — have totaled 21 wins, 63 top-fives, 97 top-10s, 4,562 laps led and an average driver rating of 103.2.

Though Hamlin is the only driver of the four who has not yet won a Cup Series championship, his two career Homestead playoff race wins are more than the one each for Busch, Truex and Harvick.

NASCAR schedule 2019

2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup playoff schedule

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