NBC will broadcast final six NASCAR Cup Series playoff races
The final six races in the chase for the NASCAR Cup Series championship will be televised by NBC.
The races remaining on the schedule are at Talladega Superspeedway (Oct. 2), the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval (Oct. 9), Las Vegas Motor Speedway (Oct. 16), Homestead-Miami Speedway (Oct. 23), Martinsville Speedway (Oct. 30) and Phoenix Raceway (Nov. 6).
NBC’s broadcasting team will be on hand Sunday for what is typically a seasonal highlight -- a 500-mile race at Talladega Superspeedway. The next week the playoffs move on to Charlotte for a cutoff race. The lowest four drivers in the playoff point standings will be eliminated from championship competition.
The Round of 8 is scheduled at Las Vegas, Homestead and Martinsville, with the tiny Martinsville track serving as the final cutoff race. The four drivers who advance from Martinsville will race for the title at Phoenix Nov. 6.
The high drama of the Phoenix race, in which the championship will go to the highest finisher of the four competing drivers, will be carried by both NBC and Peacock.
Post-race commentary and analysis for all six remaining Cup races will be carried on Peacock.
Kyle Larson is the series defending champion. Joey Logano carries the point lead into Sunday’s race at Talladega.