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NASCAR Cup Series Pre-Race Coverage Begins Sunday at 4 p.m. ET Exclusively on Peacock Leading into Race Coverage at 5 p.m. ET on NBC & Peacock

NBC, USA Network and Peacock to Present 39 NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series Races in 2022, Including the Championship and Playoffs for Eighth Straight Year

NBC Sports’ 2022 NASCAR Media Conference Call – Today at 1 p.m. ET

STAMFORD, Conn.June 21, 2022 – NBC Sports kicks into gear its portion of the 2022 NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series this weekend at Nashville Superspeedway. Over three days, NBC Sports will present nearly 15 hours of practice, qualifying and race coverage for the Cup and Xfinity Series across NBC, Peacock and USA Network.

NASCAR Cup Series Countdown to Green pre-race coverage will get underway in Nashville Sunday at 4 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock leading into Ally 400 race coverage beginning at 5 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock. Peacock will present post-race coverage immediately following the checkered flag at 9 p.m. ET.

Countdown to Green ahead of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Tennessee Lottery 250 gets underway Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network, leading into race coverage at 3:30 p.m. ET. Post-race coverage will begin at 6 p.m. ET on USA Network.

Live coverage from Nashville begins on Friday with a pair of hour-long practice sessions, getting underway with the Xfinity Series at 5:30 p.m. ET and Cup Series at 6:30 p.m. ET on USA Network. Xfinity Series qualifying is presented on Saturday at noon ET, followed by Cup Series qualifying at 1 p.m. ET on USA Network.

Two-time Daytona 500 Champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., 21-time Cup Series race winner and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton, and Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte will serve as analysts for both the Cup and Xfinity Series races this weekend from Nashville Superspeedway with lead NASCAR race announcer Rick Allen. Marty Snider, Dave Burns and Parker Kligerman will serve as pit reporters.

NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett, auto racing icon Kyle Petty and JTG Daugherty Racing team owner Brad Daugherty will anchor studio coverage with Snider from the Peacock Pit Box during pre- and post-race coverage on Saturday and Sunday.

NBC Sports’ Rutledge Wood will serve as a “CityView” reporter and share stories from Nashville’s famous Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge to highlight the atmosphere and excitement around the race on Broadway in Music City. Last week, NBC Sports announced its NASCAR commentary team ahead of the season.

Peacock will present coverage of three NASCAR Cup Series (Nashville, Daytona, Phoenix) and four NASCAR Xfinity Series races (Indianapolis, Charlotte ROVAL, Las Vegas, Martinsville) throughout the season in addition to pre- and post-race coverage. Click here for more details.

The official home of the NASCAR Championship and Playoffs, NBC Sports will once again present the final 20 NASCAR Cup Series races and 19 NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2022 across NBC, Peacock and USA Network, culminating with the Championship at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 5-6. Click here for more information on NBC Sports’ 2022 NASCAR coverage.


  • Keith Urban: Throughout the past month, four-time GRAMMY© Award winner Keith Urban helped kick off NBC Sports’ NASCAR promotional campaign featuring music inspired by his hit single Wild Hearts filmed at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. Click here for more details.
  • NASCAR Pick ‘Em: NBC Sports’ free-to-play game, NASCAR Pick ‘Em, features a weekly contest for each NASCAR Cup Series race throughout the season. NASCAR Pick ‘Em is available for download now on the NBC Sports Predictor app powered by PointsBet (available in the App Store and Google Play Store).


  • Analysts: Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte
  • Play by Play: Rick Allen
  • Pit Reporters: Marty Snider, Dave Burns, Parker Kligerman
  • “CityView” Reporter: Rutledge Wood


  • Host: Marty Snider
  • Analysts: Dale Jarrett, Kyle Petty, Brad Daugherty


  • TV – NBC, USA Network
  • Streaming – Peacock,, NBC Sports app

DateCoveragePlatformTime (ET)
Fri., June 24NASCAR Xfinity Series PracticeUSA Network5:30 p.m.
NASCAR Cup Series PracticeUSA Network6:30 p.m.
Sat., June 25NASCAR Xfinity Series QualifyingUSA NetworkNoon
NASCAR Cup Series QualifyingUSA Network1 p.m.
Countdown to Green – NASCAR Xfinity SeriesUSA Network3 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Tennessee Lottery 250USA Network 3:30 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Post-RaceUSA Network6 p.m.
Sun., June 26Countdown to Green – NASCAR Cup SeriesPeacock4 p.m.
NASCAR Cup Series Ally 400NBC, Peacock5 p.m.
NASCAR Cup Series Post-RacePeacock9 p.m.


NBC Sports NASCAR analysts Dale Earnhardt Jr., Dale Jarrett, Jeff Burton, Steve Letarte, and NBC Sports Executive Producer Sam Flood will preview the upcoming second half of the 2022 NASCAR season on a media conference call today at 1 p.m. ET.

Media interested in participating should call 313-209-6544; Passcode: 3426510.


Following are NBC Sports’ NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series schedules for the remainder of the 2022 season:

DateLocationPlatformTime (ET)
Sunday, July 3Road AmericaUSA3 p.m.
Sunday, July 10AtlantaUSA3 p.m.
Sunday, July 17New HampshireUSA3 p.m.
Sunday, July 24PoconoUSA3 p.m.
Sunday, July 31Indianapolis Road CourseNBC2:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 7MichiganUSA3 p.m.
Sunday, August 14RichmondUSA3 p.m.
Sunday, August 21Watkins GlenUSA3 p.m.
Saturday, August 27DaytonaNBC, Peacock7 p.m.
Sunday, September 4DarlingtonUSA6 p.m.
Sunday, September 11KansasUSA3 p.m.
Saturday, September 17BristolUSA7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 25TexasUSA3:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 2TalladegaNBC2 p.m.
Sunday, October 9Charlotte ROVALNBC2 p.m.
Sunday, October 16Las VegasNBC2:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 23Homestead-MiamiNBC2:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 30MartinsvilleNBC2 p.m.
Sunday, November 6PhoenixNBC, Peacock3 p.m.

DateLocationPlatformTime (ET)
Saturday, July 2Road AmericaUSA2:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 9AtlantaUSA5 p.m.
Saturday, July 16New HampshireUSA2:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 23PoconoUSA5 p.m.
Saturday, July 30Indianapolis Road CourseNBC, Peacock3:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 6MichiganUSA3:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 20Watkins GlenUSA3 p.m.
Friday, August 26DaytonaUSA7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 3DarlingtonUSA3 p.m.
Saturday, September 10KansasUSA3 p.m.
Friday, September 16BristolUSA7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 24TexasUSA3:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 1TalladegaUSA4 p.m.
Saturday, October 8Charlotte ROVALNBC, Peacock3 p.m.
Saturday, October 15Las VegasNBC, Peacock3 p.m.
Saturday, October 22Homestead-MiamiUSA4:30 p.m.
Saturday, October 29MartinsvilleNBC, Peacock3 p.m.
Saturday, November 5PhoenixUSA6 p.m.

Note: schedules are subject to change