Pocono 400 : What channel is NASCAR on today? Time, TV schedule for Pocono 400
What channel is the NASCAR race on today? What time does the NASCAR race start? These are the questions that plague race fans every Sunday, when each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be on either FOX or FS1 for the first half of the 2019 season with differing start times.
How to watch the 2019 Pocono 400
Date: Sunday, June 1
Start time: 1 p.m. ET
Streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
Location: Pocono Raceway – Long Pond, PA
Pocono 400 Live
As for Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway, the channel that will broadcast the race is FS1. The start time for the Pocono 400 is 2 p.m. ET, and the start time for the pre-race show on FS1 is 12:30 p.m. ET. The green flag time, which originally was scheduled for 2:12 p.m. ET, was moved up to 2 p.m. ET due to the threat of rain.
The 2 p.m. ET start time for Sunday’s Pocono 400 signals the first day race in almost a month for the NASCAR Cup Series. As for the TV channel, the NASCAR Cup Series returns to FS1 after last week’s race on FOX. As part of FOX’s TV deal with NASCAR for the 2019 season, FOX was slated to show nine Cup races this year, and FS1 was scheduled to show eight, including the All-Star Race a couple weeks ago.
Sunday’s Pocono 400 at Pocono raceway, which will consist of three stages (50 laps, 50 laps, 60 laps), is the 15th race on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule (14th when not counting the All-Star Race). Pocono Raceway, also known as the “Tricky Triangle,” is a unique, three-turn track that is 2.5 miles in length.
The Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday will be the sixth race of the season to be shown on FS1, which also will be the TV channel for the last two FOX races of the Cup Series season. NBC and NBCSN will take over as the broadcast networks for the second half of the season, starting at Chicagoland.
In addition to the TV coverage on FS1, Sunday’s Pocono 400 is available via live stream through FOX Sports Go or fuboTV. New fuboTV users can sign up with a seven-day free trial.