NASCAR today: TV schedule, race highlights, and rankings
By Austin Konenski
9 days ago
When is the next NASCAR race? If you’re seeking when and where to watch NASCAR today, you’ve come to the right place. Here you will find today’s races, upcoming races, race highlights, race recaps, power rankings , and more!
Who won the October 10 NASCAR race?
Kyle Larson wins at the Charlotte ROVAL (October 10)
NASCAR Race Recap: Kyle Larson won Sunday afternoon’s race at the Charlotte ROVAL despite having voltage issues early in the race, which also hampered his teammate Alex Bowman.
Larson led 8 laps en route to his seventh victory of the 2021 season, which is by far the most he’s ever gotten in one season. Larson goes into the next race at Texas Motor Speedway with a 42-point buffer due to the victory.
Kyle Larson moves to the number one spot in Sportsnaut’s power rankings after a strong performance at Bristol Motor Speedway. Larson got back to his winning ways and now sees a very strong group of tracks ahead of him in the NASCAR playoffs. The remainder of the playoff races, outside of Talladega, look very good to the driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports.
For whatever reason, Kyle Larson is not as strong of a betting favorite to win the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series championship now as he was last round. Entering the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, the clear favorite to win the championship was Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson, who overcame a points deficit of over 100 to win the regular season title over Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin, and he secured a series-high five victories in doing so.
Kevin Harvick and Chase Elliott made contact in a NASCAR Playoff race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Elliott went from battling for the race win to making a green flag pit stop. When Elliott returned to the track, he entered three laps down, right behind race leader Kevin Harvick. Quickly, Elliott passed Harvick, Elliott was now just two laps down.
With multiple seats open at Joe Gibbs Racing heading into the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, does Ty Gibbs even need an announcement?. The 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series season will see multiple drivers leave the series to start their careers in the Cup Series. 2020 Xfinity Series champion Austin Cindric and Justin Haley are set to leave their Team Penske and Kaulig Racing Xfinity Series teams, respectively, and join the Cup Series with the same organizations.
There have been a handful of feuds throughout the late stages of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, but one in particular has not let up. NASCAR, just like any other sport, has its fair share of feuds. But while in other sports the feuds may be among teams, NASCAR has historically had feuds among drivers, and that has been no different in the 2021 Cup Series season.
With Kyle Larson having solidified a spot in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4, his odds to win the title finally improved. Hendrick Motorsports’ Kyle Larson has been listed the betting favorite to win the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series championship on WynnBET since his win at Sonoma Raceway back in early June.
The NASCAR playoffs make their awaited return to Kansas Speedway this weekend for a pair of round-of-8 races in the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity series. The main event of the weekend is Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, which will be broadcast on the NBC Sports TV channel starting at 2 p.m. Central Time. It’s the second of three races in the NASCAR Cup playoffs’ round of 8.
The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Round of 8 rolls on with the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Sunday’s race (3 p.m. ET, NBCSN) is the final one this season running the low-horsepower, high-downforce handling package. This 1.5-mile oval, like Texas Motor Speedway last weekend, has limited tire falloff over...
Kyle Busch has overhauled his NASCAR Truck Series driver lineup two years in a row. Will he have to make another change this offseason, but for a different reason?. Kyle Busch Motorsports are in the midst of their best NASCAR Truck Series season since Christopher Bell won five races and the championship in 2017, as they have two drivers remaining in the playoff mix, including the points leader.
The Kansas Speedway will host its 32nd NASCAR Cup Series race Sunday when the postseason roars to the Hollywood Casino 400, the second race of the Round of 8. Kyle Larson will be on the pole as the final eight drivers left to contend for the title battle it out to be among the last four in Arizona on Nov. 7. Larson won the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway last time out and leads all drivers in playoff points.
After the second race in the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, here‘s a brief look at the playoff picture. There‘s just one race left in the Round of 8, the elimination race at Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 31 which will determine the four drivers who will fight for a championship at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 7.
Carson Ware was arrested and suspended ahead of what would have been his seventh start of the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season this Saturday. NASCAR driver Carson Ware was arrested on Wednesday morning and has been suspended indefinitely by NASCAR as a result of his actions. The 21-year-old Jamestown, North...
Bubba Wallace captured his first NASCAR Cup Series victory last Monday in the YellaWood 500 at Talladega Speedway. The 27-year-old made history with the win, becoming just the second African-American driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series race alongside Wendell Scott, who accomplished the feat in 1963. Wallace earned the...
Motorsports mogul Tony Stewart and Top Fuel-driving fiancée Leah Pruett announced on Thursday that they are launching their own NHRA team and taking three-time Funny Car champion teammate Matt Hagan with them. Pruett and Hagan's exit leaves Funny Car driver and past NHRA champ Ron Capps as the only remaining...
NBC Sports reporter Kelli Stavast earned her own checkered flag for misinterpreting an anti-Joe Biden chant at a NASCAR race as congratulations for race winner Brandon Brown. (Watch the clips below.) Brown was commenting on his Xfinity Series victory at Talladega Superspeedway in Alabama Saturday while the crowd repeatedly yelled...
If the standings don’t change, NASCAR will be in a position where they could repossess one of the 36 Cup Series charters after the 2021 season. There are just three races remaining in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season following Sunday afternoon’s round of 8 opener at Texas Motor Speedway.
It’s been quite a while since we have seen former NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. whipping around a race track. While Dale Earnhardt Jr. may have left the world of competitive racing behind, he’s still a man who loves his motor vehicles. The former NASCAR Cup Series star also has a deep passion for anything with four wheels on it. He can often be found tinkering with his own vehicles as it is one of his favorite downtime activities. Dale Earnhardt Jr. owns and has owned a number of motor vehicles through the years with more likely coming.
Eddie Troconis has been suspended by NASCAR following an altercation. Eddie Troconis has been indefinitely suspended by NASCAR. He served as the crew chief of the #02 Young’s Motorsports truck. The penalty was announced on Wednesday, an addition to the weekly penalty report. It came a day after the typical...