How to watch the Rolex 24 at Daytona and 2021 IMSA season on NBC Sports
The sports car endurance classic that opens the season will begin at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 on NBC.
NASCAR on NBC’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join the booth as a lead analyst alongside play-by-play announcer Leigh Diffey and analyst Calvin Fish.
Also joining the broadcast are Dave Burns on play by play, analsysts Townsend Bell, Calvin Fish, Steve Letarte, Kyle Petty, J. Allmendinger, Brian Till and pit reporters Marty Snider, Kelli Stavast, Kevin Lee, Dillon Welch and Parker Kligerman.
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HOW AND WHEN TO WATCH THE ROLEX 24: Schedule, TV info, start times, entry lists, more
Broadcast coverage of the race will begin at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 30 on NBC and then move to NBCSN from 4:30-8 p.m. ET. Coverage will move to the NBC Sports App from 8-11 p.m. ET and then back to NBCSN from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. ET on Jan. 31.
Coverage will move to the NBC Sports App from 3-6 a.m. ET and then to NBCSN from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. ET.
The Jan. 31 conclusion of the race will run from 2-4 p.m. ET on NBC.
Here is NBC Sports’ full 2021 IMSA broadcast schedule, including channels and times for the Rolex 24. All coverage will be streaming via NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app:
|Sun., Jan. 24||Roar Before the Rolex 24 At Daytona*||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
|Sat., Jan. 30||Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBC||3:30 p.m.|
|Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBCSN||4:30 p.m.|
|Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBCSN||11 p.m.|
|Sun., Jan. 31||Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBCSN||6 a.m.|
|Rolex 24 At Daytona||NBC||2 p.m.|
|Sat., March 20||12 Hours of Sebring||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., May 16||Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio||NBCSN||2:30 p.m.|
|Sat., June 5||Detroit Grand Prix||NBCSN||1 p.m.|
|Sun., June 27||Six Hours of the Glen||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., July 4||Sportscar Grand Prix||NBCSN||Noon|
|Sat., July 17||Northeast Grand Prix*||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Sun., Aug. 8||IMSA Sportscar Weekend*||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Sun., Aug. 22||Michelin GT Challenge at VIR||NBC||3 p.m.|
|Sun., Sept. 12||Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca||NBCSN||4 p.m.|
|Sat., Sept. 25||Grand Prix of Long Beach||NBCSN||5 p.m.|
|Sat., Oct. 9||Petit Le Mans||NBC||Noon|
|Petit Le Mans||NBCSN||3 p.m.|
Note: all coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Live streaming coverage of all races throughout the 2021 season will be available exclusively on TrackPass on NBC Sports Gold.