Sunday Cup race at Sonoma Raceway: Start time, TV info, weather
The Cup Series heads to wine country to compete on the 1.99-mile road course at Sonoma Raceway. This race leads into the final off weekend of the season. After the break, the series races 20 consecutive weekends. NBC and USA will broadcast those races.
Details for Sunday’s Cup race at Sonoma Raceway
(All times Eastern)
START: Adam Devine will give the command to start engines at 3:38 p.m. ... The green flag is scheduled to wave at 3:50 p.m.
PRERACE: Cup garage opens at 12:30 p.m. ... Drivers meeting is at 2:45 p.m. ... Driver intros are at 3 p.m. ... Earl Smith, pastor for the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers, will give the invocation at 3:30 p.m. ... Tiffany Woys will perform the national anthem at 3:31 p.m.
DISTANCE: The race is 110 laps (218.9 miles) on the 1.99-mile road course.
STAGES: Stage 1 ends at Lap 25. Stage 2 ends at Lap 55.
STARTING LINEUP: Sonoma Cup starting lineup
TV/RADIO: Fox will broadcast the race at 3:30 p.m. ... Coverage begins at 2 p.m. on FS1 and switches to Fox at 3 p.m. ... Performance Racing Network coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. and also will stream at goprn.com. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will carry the PRN broadcast.
STREAMING: Fox Sports
FORECAST: Weather Underground -- Partly cloudy with a high of 70 degrees and no chance of rain at the start of the race.
LAST YEAR: Daniel Suarez won his first career Cup race last year at Sonoma. Chris Buescher finished second. Michael McDowell placed third.