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What time does the NASCAR race start today? TV channel, schedule for 2024 COTA race


Tyler Reddick will look to defend his win last year at the Circuit of the Americas when the first road-course race of the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series season takes place Sunday in Austin, Texas.

This race will be a challenge around the 3.410-mile road course. Reddick has been one of the best road-course drivers over the past couple seasons. Chase Elliott is expected to be a challenger, as is Shane Van Gisbergen.

William Byron and Christopher Bell, both of whom have solid pedigrees on road courses, are also among the favorites.

Other racers to watch are Ross Chastain, Ty Gibbs, Alex Bowman, Chris Buescher and Joey Logano.

Below is everything to know about Sunday’s Cup Series race at COTA, including the start time and how to watch.

What time does the NASCAR race start today?

  • Track: Circuit of the Americas
  • Date: Sunday, March 24
  • Start time: 3:30 p.m. ET

Sunday’s race has a 3:30 p.m. ET listed start time. However, pre-race activities are expected to push the waving of the green flag to approximately 3:45 p.m. ET.

What channel is the NASCAR race on today?

  • Track: Circuit of the Americas
  • TV channel: Fox
  • Live stream: FoxSports.com | Fubo

The EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix will broadcast live on Fox in the United States. Canadian viewers can follow the action on TSN1.

Viewers can also find Sunday’s race on FoxSports.com, as well as Fubo, which offers a free trial. Fox will broadcast the race with radio coverage from PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.



NASCAR at COTA tickets

There are multiple ticket options available for Sunday’s EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix. Head to StubHub to find the best deals for the 2024 COTA race and all Cup Series events.

NASCAR at Circuit of the Americas starting lineup 2024

Starting pos. Driver Car No. Team
1. William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
2. Ty Gibbs 54 Joe Gibbs Racing
3. Tyler Reddick 45 23XI Racing
4. Christopher Bell 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
5. Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
6. Ross Chastain 1 Trackhouse Racing
7. Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
8. Denny Hamlin 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
9. Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
10. Bubba Wallace 23  23XI Racing
11. Austin Cindric Team Penske
12. Shane van Gisbergen 16 Kaulig Racing
13. Justin Haley 51 Rick Ware Racing
14. AJ Allmendinger 13 Kaulig Racing
15. Kyle Larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
16. Kyle Busch 8 Richard Childress
17. Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
18. Carson Hocevar 77 Spire Motorsports
19. Daniel Suarez 99 Trackhouse Racing
20. Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing
21. Austin Dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
22. John Hunter Nemechek 42 Legacy Motor Club
23. Kaz Grala 15 Rick Ware Racing
24. Ryan Preece 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
25. Kamui Kobayashi 50 23XI Racing
26. Todd Gilliland 38 Front Row Motorsports
27. Michael McDowell 34 Front Row Motorsports
28. Ryan Blaney 12 Team Penske
29. Harrison Burton 21 Wood Brothers Racing
30. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
31. Josh Berry 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
32. Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
33. Daniel Hemric 31 Kaulig Racing
34. Zane Smith 71 Spire Motorsports
35. Joey Logano 22 Team Penske
36. Brad Keselowski 6 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing
37. Timmy Hill 66 Power Source
38.  Erik Jones 43 Legacy Motor Club
39.  Noah Gragson 10 Stewart-Haas Racing

NASCAR schedule 2024 

(All times ET)

Date Race Track Time TV/Radio
Sun., Mar. 24 EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix (Buy Tickets) Circuit of the Americas 3:30 p.m. Fox/PRN
Sun., Mar. 31 Toyota Owners 400 (Buy Tickets) Richmond Raceway 7 p.m. Fox/MRN
Sun., Apr. 7 Cook Out 400 (Buy Tickets) Martinsville Speedway 3 p.m. FS1/MRN
Sun., Apr. 14 AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 400 (Buy Tickets) Texas Motor Speedway 3:30 p.m. FS1/PRN
Sun., Apr. 21 GEICO 500 (Buy Tickets) Talladega Superspeedway 3 p.m. Fox/MRN
Sun., Apr. 28 Wurth 400 (Buy Tickets) Dover Motor Speedway 2 p.m. FS1/PRN
Sun., May 5 AdventHealth 400 (Buy Tickets) Kansas Speedway 3 p.m. FS1/MRN
Sun., May 12 Goodyear 400 (Buy Tickets) Darlington Raceway 3 p.m. FS1/MRN
Sun., May 19 NASCAR All-Star Open (Buy Tickets) North Wilkesboro Speedway 8 p.m. FS1/MRN
Sun., May 19 NASCAR All-Star Race (Buy Tickets) North Wilkesboro Speedway 8 p.m. FS1/MRN
Sun., May 26 Coca-Cola 600 (Buy Tickets) Charlotte Motor Speedway  6 p.m. Fox/PRN
Sun., June 2 Enjoy Illinois 300 (Buy Tickets) World Wide Technology Raceway 3:30 p.m. FS1/MRN
Sun., June 9 Toyota/Save Mart 350 (Buy Tickets) Sonoma Raceway 3:30 p.m. Fox/PRN
Sun., June 16 Iowa Corn 350 (Buy Tickets) Iowa Speedway 7 p.m. USA/MRN
Sun., June 23 Cup Series race at New Hampshire (Buy Tickets) New Hampshire Motor Speedway 2:30 p.m. USA/PRN
Sun., June 30 Ally 400 (Buy Tickets) Nashville Superspeedway 3:30 p.m. NBC/PRN
Sun., July 7 Grant Park 165 (Buy Tickets) Chicago Street Course 4:30 p.m. NBC/MRN
Sun., July 14 Cup Series Race at Pocono (Buy Tickets) Pocono Raceway 2:30 p.m. USA/MRN
Sun., July 21 Brickyard 400 (Buy Tickets) Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2:30 p.m. NBC/IMS
Sun., Aug. 11 Cook Out 400 (Buy Tickets) Richmond Raceway 6 p.m. USA/MRN
Sun., Aug. 18 FireKeepers Casino 400 (Buy Tickets) Michigan International Raceway 2:30 p.m. USA/MRN
Sat., Aug. 24 Coke Zero Sugar 400 (Buy Tickets) Daytona International Speedway 7:30 p.m. NBC/MRN
Sun., Sept. 1 Cook Out Southern 500 (Buy Tickets) Darlington Raceway 6 p.m. USA/MRN

NASCAR playoff race schedule 2024

(All times ET)

Date Race Track Time TV/Radio Winner
Sun., Sept. 8 Quaker State 400 (Buy Tickets) Atlanta Motor Speedway 3 p.m. USA/PRN
Sun., Sept. 15 Go Bowling at the Glen (Buy Tickets) Watkins Glen International 3 p.m. USA/MRN
Sat., Sept. 21 Bass Pro Shops Night Race (Buy Tickets) Bristol Motor Speedway 7:30 p.m. USA/PRN
Sun., Sept. 29 Hollywood Casino 400 (Buy Tickets) Kansas Speedway 3 p.m. USA/PRN
Sun., Oct. 6 YellaWood 500 (Buy Tickets) Talladega Superspeedway 2 p.m. NBC/MRN
Sun., Oct. 13 Bank of America Roval 400 (Buy Tickets) Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course 2 p.m. NBC/PRN
Sun., Oct. 20 South Point 400 (Buy Tickets) Las Vegas Motor Speedway 2:30 p.m. NBC/PRN
Sun., Oct. 27 Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami (Buy Tickets) Homestead-Miami Speedway 2:30 p.m. NBC/MRN
Sun., Nov. 3 XFINITY 500 (Buy Tickets) Martinsville Speedway 2 p.m. NBC/MRN
Sun., Nov. 10 NASCAR Cup Series Championship (Buy Tickets) Phoenix Raceway 3 p.m. NBC/MRN

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