How to watch NASCAR races on NBC and USA Network


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Want to learn how to watch NASCAR races on NBC and USA Network? Well, we’ve got you covered.

Summer is in full swing, and NASCAR coverage is heating up with a midseason shift to NBC and USA Network for the remainder of the 2023 Cup Series and Xfinity Series seasons, beginning at Nashville Superspeedway; and the talented quartet of Rick Allen, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton and Steve Letarte return to the booth for lap-by-lap, color commentary and in-race analysis.

Brush up on your network knowledge and learn how to watch NASCAR practice, qualifying and races on the NBC networks and streaming services.

HOW CAN I FIND USA NETWORK?

AT&T U-verse HD: Channel 1125
Charter Spectrum HD: Channel 101
Comcast XFINITY TV HD: Channel 823
Cox Contour HD: Channel 1028
DIRECTV HD: Channel 242
DISH Network HD: Channel 105
Verizon FiOS: Channel 550
Optimum: Channel 38

These and other channel listings may vary by market and could be updated by the provider to a different channel at any time.

WHAT ABOUT LIVE STREAMING?

USA Network is also available via most streaming services, including:

Peacock TV
DirecTV Stream
fuboTV
Hulu + Live TV
Sling TV (Blue package)
Youtube TV

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As in years past, coverage airing on USA Network will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app via authentication.

WHAT IS PEACOCK TV OR PEACOCK?

Peacock TV is a streaming service that allows you to watch NASCAR-related content and stream select NASCAR events throughout the season. It is a subscription-based platform for live events and will be simulcast with races on NBC or USA Network at times throughout the season. For more information on how to get started, visit peacock.tv.com/sports/nascar.

In addition to full coverage of select races, Peacock will be the exclusive home of extended post-race coverage every week. Fans will have extra access to driver interviews, follow-ups and an expanded post-race show.

WHICH RACES WILL BE ON NBC, USA NETWORK OR PEACOCK?

Ending with the championship at Phoenix Raceway in November, Cup Series races will air on NBC 10 times – including the final six races of the season – and on USA Network 10 times, as well. Check out the full schedule below (subject to change).

CUP SERIES SCHEDULE

DATELOCATIONTV NETWORKTIME (ET)
Sunday, June 25Nashville SuperspeedwayNBC7 p.m.
Sunday, July 2Chicago Street CourseNBC and Peacock5:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 9Atlanta Motor SpeedwayUSA Network7 p.m.
Sunday, July 16New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayUSA Network2:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 23Pocono RacewayUSA Network2:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 30Richmond RacewayUSA Network3 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 6Michigan International SpeedwayUSA Network2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 13Indianapolis MS Road CourseNBC2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 20Watkins Glen InternationalUSA Network3 p.m.
Saturday, Aug 26Daytona International SpeedwayNBC and Peacock7 p.m
PLAYOFFS BEGIN
Sunday, Sept. 3Darlington RacewayUSA Network6 p.m
Sunday, Sept. 10Kansas SpeedwayUSA Network3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 16Bristol Motor SpeedwayUSA Network7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 24Texas Motor SpeedwayUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1Talladega SuperspeedwayNBC2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 8Charlotte MS Road Course (Roval)NBC2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 15Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayNBC2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 22Homestead-Miami SpeedwayNBC2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 29Martinsville SpeedwayNBC2 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 5Phoenix RacewayNBC and Peacock3 p.m

For the Xfinity Series, USA Network will be the primary home for racing, featuring 10 races on the network and four on NBC, highlighted by a standalone visit to Road America. Check out the full schedule below (subject to change).

XFINITY SERIES SCHEDULE

DATELOCATIONTV NETWORKTIME (ET)
Saturday, June 24Nashville SuperspeedwayUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 1Chicago Street CourseUSA Network5 p.m.
Saturday, July 8Atlanta Motor SpeedwayUSA Network8 p.m.
Saturday, July 15New Hampshire Motor SpeedwayUSA Network3 p.m.
Saturday, July 22Pocono RacewayUSA Network5:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 29Road AmericaNBC and Peacock3 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 5Michigan International SpeedwayNBC and Peacock3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 12Indianapolis MS Road CourseUSA Network5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 19Watkins Glen InternationalUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 25Daytona International SpeedwayUSA Network7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sep. 2Darlington RacewayUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sep. 9Kansas SpeedwayNBC and Peacock3 p.m.
PLAYOFFS BEGIN
Friday, Sept. 15Bristol Motor SpeedwayUSA Network7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sep. 23Texas Motor SpeedwayUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 7Charlotte MS Road CourseNBC and Peacock3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 14Las Vegas Motor SpeedwayUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 21Homestead-Miami SpeedwayUSA Network3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 28Martinsville SpeedwayUSA Network3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 4Phoenix RacewayUSA Network7 p.m.

Editor’s note: Craftsman Truck Series coverage will remain on the FOX Sports networks for the remainder of the 2023 season. For more details on how to watch NASCAR on the FOX platforms, check out the full schedule here.

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