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NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Coverage Continues on NBC Sports


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NBC Sports continues its coverage of the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs this weekend from Las Vegas Motor Speedway, headlined by Cup Series racing this Sunday night in primetime at 7pm ET on NBCSN.

Pre-race coverage begins with the NASCAR America Pre-Race Show at 6 p.m. ET.

Saturday’s Xfinity Series coverage on NBCSN begins at 7 p.m. ET with the NASCAR America Pre-Race Show, followed by Countdown to Green and the wave of the green flag shortly after 7:30 p.m. ET.

The Round of 12 is finalized heading into Las Vegas, with Kevin Harvick continuing to lead the way following his win at Bristol last weekend.

NBC Sports’ NASCAR pre-race host Krista Voda, auto racing icon Kyle Petty, and NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett will host NASCAR AMERICA pre- and post-race shows, as well as Countdown to Green.

NBC Sports’ lead NASCAR race announcer Rick Allen, 21-time Cup Series race winner and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton, two-time Daytona 500 Champion and recent NASCAR Hall of Fame selection Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte will call the race from the broadcast booth at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

Brad Daugherty will serve as an on-site analyst while Marty Snider and Kelli Stavast will report from pit road. Dave Burns will also provide commentary from Charlotte.

The Xfinity Series Playoffs begin this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway led by Chase Briscoe, who led the series with seven wins in the regular season, including the finale last weekend at Bristol, followed by Austin Cindric (five wins) and Justin Allgaier (three wins).

Allen, Earnhardt Jr., Burton and Letarte will call Saturday’s Xfinity race on NBCSN. Current Navy Reserve Lt. Commander and NASCAR Truck Series Driver Jesse Iwuji will join NBC Sports as driver analyst and reporter during the race alongside Snider and Stavast on pit road.

Programming Schedule

DATECOVERAGETIME (ET)NETWORK
Fri., September 25Dale Jr. Download with Larry McReynolds  8 p.m.NBCSN
Sat., September 26Xfinity Series – Countdown to Green7 p.m.NBCSN
 NASCAR Xfinity Series Racing – Las Vegas7:30 p.m.NBCSN
 Xfinity Series Post-Race10 p.m.NBCSN
Sun., September 27Lucas Oil Pro Motocross – WW Ranch12 a.m.NBCSN
 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar – Mid-Ohio2 p.m.TrackPass
 MotoGP – Catalunya Grand Prix4:30 p.m.NBCSN
 NASCAR America Pre-Race Show6 p.m.NBCSN
 Cup Series – Countdown to Green6:30 p.m.NBCSN
 NASCAR Cup Series Racing – Las Vegas7 p.m.NBCSN
 NASCAR America Post-Race Show10:30 p.m.NBCSN
 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar – Mid-Ohio11 p.m.NBCSN