Bad news for NASCAR fans: The 2023 season is almost over. Good news for NASCAR fans: This year’s finale should be incredibly entertaining.
LIVE: Updates, highlights from NASCAR championship race at Phoenix
On Sunday afternoon, Christopher Bell, Ryan Blaney, William Byron and Kyle Larson will fight for the right to hold the NASCAR Cup Series championship trophy. Those drivers will battle for 312 laps at Phoenix Raceway and look to add their names to the history books.
Who will claim the checkered flag at the end of NASCAR’s 75th anniversary season?
Here is everything you need to know about the NASCAR Cup Series championship race, including the start time and TV and streaming information.
MORE: Watch NASCAR Cup Series championship race live with Fubo (free trial)
What channel is NASCAR on today?
- TV channel: NBC
- Live stream: Fubo
- Radio: MRN
The NASCAR Cup Series championship race will air on NBC. Veteran announcer Rick Allen will lead an NBC crew featuring analysts Jeff Burton, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Steve Letarte.
Viewers can also stream the race on Fubo, which offers a free trial.
NASCAR start time today
- Date: Sunday, Nov. 5
- Time: 3 p.m. ET
The NASCAR Cup Series championship race is scheduled to start at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, Nov. 5. However, the typical pre-race ceremonies may push back the waving of the green flag closer to 3:45 p.m. ET.
NASCAR playoff winners 2023
Here is a look back at the winners of the events leading up to the NASCAR Cup Series championship race:
|Sept. 3||Cook Out Southern 500||Darlington Raceway||Kyle Larson|
|Sept. 10||Hollywood Casino 400||Kansas Speedway||Tyler Reddick|
|Sept. 16||Bass Pro Shops Night Race||Bristol Motor Speedway||Denny Hamlin|
|Sept. 24||AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400||Texas Motor Speedway||William Byron|
|Oct. 1||YellaWood 500||Talladega Superspeedway||Ryan Blaney|
|Oct. 8||Bank of America Roval 400||Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval||A.J. Allmendinger|
|Oct. 15||South Point 400||Las Vegas Motor Speedway||Kyle Larson|
|Oct. 22||4EVER 400||Homestead-Miami Speedway||Christopher Bell|
|Oct. 30||Xfinity 500||Martinsville Speedway||Ryan Blaney|
|Nov. 6||NASCAR Cup Series championship race||Phoenix Raceway||TBD|
Previous NASCAR Cup Series champions
Here are the drivers who have won the NASCAR Cup Series championship over the past decade:
|2017||78||Martin Truex Jr.||Toyota|