For anyone who’s asking “What channel is the NASCAR race on today,” the answer is the same times two for Saturday and Sunday.
The channel for the weekend Cup Series doubleheader at Pocono Raceway is NBCSN. The network will carry the Pocono Organics CBD 325 on Saturday and the Explore the Pocono Mountains 350 on Sunday as the 2021 season reaches the midway point.
Below is all you need to know about the weekend schedule for NASCAR racing at Pocono, including the TV/radio coverage and start times.
What channel is NASCAR on today?
- TV channel: NBCSN (TSN3 in Canada)
- Live stream: NBCSports.com | fuboTV (7-day free trial)
- Radio: MRN
Prerace coverage will begin at 2:30 p.m. with “Countdown to Green” on NBCSN. The race telecast will begin at 3 p.m. ET. Rick Allen will call the race with the assistance of analysts Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte in the booth. Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast and Parker Kligerman will be the pit reporters.
“Countdown to Green” will begin at 2:30 p.m. ET and the race will air at 3:30 p.m. ET. The same announcing lineup that called Saturday’s race will be in place Sunday: Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte in the booth; Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast and Parker Kligerman in the pits.
NASCAR live stream for Pocono races
For those who don’t have a cable or satellite subscription, there are five over-the-top (OTT) TV streaming options that carry NBC and NBCSN — AT&T TV, fuboTV, Hulu, Sling and YouTubeTV.
Below are links to each:
What time does the NASCAR races start today?
The weekend races at Pocono have different TV and green flag times.
|Day||Race||Time (ET)||TV network|
|Saturday||Pocono Organics CBD 325||3 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Sunday||Explore the Pocono Mountains 350||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
The green flag on Saturday’s race will drop at 3:19 p.m. ET. Sunday’s green flag will drop sometime after 3:30 p.m.
Rain could affect those times. The National Weather Service forecast for Long Pond, Pa., site of Pocono Raceway, calls for a slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms both days and high temperatures between 85 and 90. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 schedule
Below is the remaining schedule for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series regular season and playoffs, beginning with the weekend races at Pocono.
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 regular season
|June 26||Pocono Organics CBD 325||Pocono Raceway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|June 27||Explore the Pocono Mountains 350||Pocono Raceway||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|July 4||Jockey Made in America 250 presented by KwikTrip||Road America||2:30 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
|July 11||Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart||Atlanta Motor Speedway||3:30 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
|July 18||Foxwoods Resort Casino 301||New Hampshire Motor Speedway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
|Aug. 8||Go Bowling at The Glen||Watkins Glen International||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Aug. 15||Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard powered by Florida Georgia Line||Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course||1 p.m.||NBC||IMS|
|Aug. 22||FireKeepers Casino 400||Michigan International Speedway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Aug. 28||Coke Zero Sugar 400||Daytona International Speedway||7 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 16
|Sept. 5||Cook Out Southern 500||Darlington Raceway||6 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Sept. 11||Federated Auto Parts 400||Richmond Raceway||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Sept. 18||Bass Pro Shops Night Race||Bristol Motor Speedway||7:30 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 12
|Sept. 26||South Point 400||Las Vegas Motor Speedway||7 p.m.||NBCSN||PRN|
|Oct. 3||YellaWood 500||Talladega Superspeedway||2 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
|Oct. 10||Bank of America ROVAL 400||Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course||2 p.m.||NBC||PRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 8
|Oct. 17||Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500||Texas Motor Speedway||2 p.m.||NBC||PRN|
|Oct. 24||Hollywood Casino 400||Kansas Speedway||3 p.m.||NBCSN||MRN|
|Oct. 31||Xfinity 500||Martinsville Speedway||2 p.m.||NBC||MRN|
NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Championship 4
|Nov. 7||NASCAR Cup Series Championship||Phoenix Raceway||3 p.m.||NBC||MRN|