NBC Sports is gearing up for its 2023 NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series coverage, which begins … when the Cup Series hits Nashville Superspeedway Sunday, June 25, in primetime at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. Highlighted by 10 Cup Series races on the NBC broadcast network, a total of 39 races (20 Cup, 19 Xfinity) will be presented live on NBC, USA Network and Peacock during the second half of the 2023 NASCAR season.
The much-anticipated inaugural running of the Chicago Street Race for the Cup Series will air on Sunday, July 2, at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock, marking the broadcast network‘s second consecutive race to start the 2023 campaign.
Both the Cup and Xfinity Series Chicago Street Races will be presented “Radio Style,” NBC Sports‘ signature fan-favorite broadcast style with announcers positioned from vantage points around the racetrack featuring high-paced, around-the-horn commentary. Lead NASCAR race announcer Rick Allen and Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte will be located in the main broadcast booth, with 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 veteran MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio announcer Mike Bagley located throughout the streets of Chicago.
Following are additional highlights from NBC Sports‘ 2023 NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series schedule:
The final six races of the Cup Series Playoffs will be shown on NBC, including Talladega (Oct. 1; 2 p.m. ET), the Charlotte ROVAL (Oct. 8; 2 p.m. ET), and the Championship Race in Phoenix (Nov. 5; 3 p.m. ET);The Cup Series regular-season finale will air in primetime on NBC for the fourth consecutive season at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, August 26, at 7 p.m. ET;USA Network enters its second season as NBC Sports‘ cable home of NASCAR, presenting 25 Cup and Xfinity Series races in 2023. Xfinity Series racing will begin from Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday, June 24, at 3:30 p.m. ET on USA Network, while the Cup Series premieres on USA Network at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday, July 9, in primetime at 7 p.m. ET;NBC will broadcast the Cup Series at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course on Sunday, August 13, at 2:30 p.m. ET, marking the fourth consecutive year of the NASCAR/INDYCAR doubleheader at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) on NBC. INDYCAR races at the IMS Road Course on Saturday, August 12, at 2 p.m. ET on USA Network and Peacock;Peacock will simulstream three Cup Series, including the Chicago Street Race, and four Xfinity Series races live throughout the season. Complete details around the races to stream on Peacock can be found below.
Below are NBC Sports‘ 2023 NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series schedules featuring networks and race start times*:
NBC SPORTS 2023 NASCAR CUP SERIES SCHEDULEDateLocationPlatform(s)Time (ET)Sunday, June 25Nashville SuperspeedwayNBC7 p.m.Sunday, July 2Chicago Street RaceNBC, Peacock5:30 p.m.Sunday, July 9AtlantaUSA Network7 p.m.Sunday, July 16New HampshireUSA Network2:30 p.m.Sunday, July 23PoconoUSA Network2:30 p.m.Sunday, July 30RichmondUSA Network3 p.m.Sunday, August 6MichiganUSA Network2:30 p.m.Sunday, August 13Indianapolis Road CourseNBC2:30 p.m.Sunday, August 20Watkins GlenUSA Network3 p.m.Saturday, August 26DaytonaNBC, Peacock7 p.m.Sunday, September 3DarlingtonUSA Network6 p.m.Sunday, September 10KansasUSA Network3 p.m.Saturday, September 16BristolUSA Network7:30 p.m.Sunday, September 24TexasUSA Network3:30 p.m.Sunday, October 1TalladegaNBC2 p.m.Sunday, October 8Charlotte ROVALNBC2 p.m.Sunday, October 15Las VegasNBC2:30 p.m.Sunday, October 22Homestead-MiamiNBC2:30 p.m.Sunday, October 29MartinsvilleNBC2 p.m.Sunday, November 5PhoenixNBC, Peacock3 p.m.NBC SPORTS 2023 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES SCHEDULEDateLocationPlatform(s)Time (ET)Saturday, June 24Nashville SuperspeedwayUSA Network3:30 p.m.Saturday, July 1Chicago Street RaceUSA Network5 p.m.Saturday, July 8AtlantaUSA Network8 p.m.Saturday, July 15New HampshireUSA Network3 p.m.Saturday, July 22PoconoUSA Network5:30 p.m.Saturday, July 29Road AmericaNBC, Peacock3 p.m.Saturday, August 5MichiganNBC, Peacock3:30 p.m.Saturday, August 12Indianapolis Road CourseUSA Network5:30 p.m.Saturday, August 19Watkins GlenUSA Network3:30 p.m.Friday, August 25DaytonaUSA Network7:30 p.m.Saturday, September 2DarlingtonUSA Network3:30 p.m.Saturday, September 9KansasNBC, Peacock3 p.m.Friday, September 15BristolUSA Network7:30 p.m.Saturday, September 23TexasUSA Network3:30 p.m.Saturday, October 7Charlotte ROVALNBC, Peacock3 p.m.Saturday, October 14Las VegasUSA Network3:30 p.m.Saturday, October 21Homestead-MiamiUSA Network3 p.m.Saturday, October 28MartinsvilleUSA Network3:30 p.m.Saturday, November 4PhoenixUSA Network7 p.m.
*subject to change
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