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For anyone who"s asking "What channel is the NASCAR race on today?" the answer is the same one that was given the past couple weekends.

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The channel for Sunday"s Cup Series playoff race, the South Point 400, is NBCSN. The NBC family of networks is airing all of the remaining Cup Series races in 2021, and NBCSN is showing Sunday"s race — the first race in the Round of 12 — from Las Vegas Motor Speedway.


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NBC and NBCSN will divide the 10 playoff race telecasts evenly through the season-ending Championship 4 race in November.


Below is all you need to know about the schedule for Sunday"s race at Las Vegas, including the TV coverage and start time.

What channel is NASCAR on today?

TV channel: NBCSN (TSN in Canada)Radio: PRN

NBCSN"s programming will begin at 6 p.m. ET with the "Countdown to Green" prerace show. Race coverage will begin at 7 p.m. ET.

Rick Allen will handle play-by-play duties for the race while Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte will provide analysis.

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

Race: South Point 400Date: Sunday, Sept. 26Time: 7 p.m. ET (TV time)

The green flag for Sunday"s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race on Las Vegas Motor Speedway"s 1.5-mile oval is scheduled to drop at 7:19 p.m. ET.

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Desert heat will be the biggest weather concern for drivers and teams on Sunday. The National Weather Service"s Sunday forecast for Las Vegas is for sunny skies and a high temperature in the low 90s. Skies will remain clear Sunday night with a low in the high 60s. The race is scheduled to begin in the late afternoon and end after sunset Pacific time.

NASCAR live stream for Las Vegas race

Anyone who has a cable or satellite subscription can stream Sunday"s NASCAR race at Las Vegas live via NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports App.

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:

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 schedule

Below is the remaining schedule for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, starting with Sunday"s South Point 400, the first race in the Round of 12.

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 12


DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Sept. 26South Point 400Las Vegas Motor Speedway7 p.m.NBCSNPRN
Oct. 3YellaWood 500Talladega Superspeedway2 p.m.NBCMRN
Oct. 10Bank of America ROVAL 400Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course2 p.m.NBCPRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Round of 8


DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Oct. 17Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500Texas Motor Speedway2 p.m.NBCPRN
Oct. 24Hollywood Casino 400Kansas Speedway3 p.m.NBCSNMRN
Oct. 31Xfinity 500Martinsville Speedway2 p.m.

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NBCMRN

NASCAR Cup Series 2021 playoffs Championship 4


DateRaceTrackTime (ET)TVRadio
Nov. 7NASCAR Cup Series ChampionshipPhoenix Raceway3 p.m.NBCMRN

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