NASCAR returned to the track in May afterwardsin March as the Spread. After a racing summer, the NASCAR playoffs have arrived. 16 drivers qualified for the playoffs based on the Cup Series ranking. The field is reduced to 12 after the first three playoff races and to eight after three more races, before dropping to four after three more. Four drivers will compete in the NASCAR Cup Series Championship in Arizona on November 8th.
Kevin Harvick won the first playoff race in Darlington last week. The second playoff race will take place on Saturday at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Virginia for the Federated Auto Parts 400.
Which drivers are in the NASCAR playoffs?
Here are the 16 drivers in the race for the Cup Series championship:
- Kevin Harvick
- Denny Hamlin
- Martin Truex Jr.
- Chase Elliott
- Brad Keselowski
- Kyle Busch
- Joey Logano
- Ryan Blaney
- Aric Almirola
- Kurt Busch
- Alex Bowman
- William Byron
- Clint Bowyer
- Matt DiBenedetto
- Cole Custer
- Austin Dillon
How to watch NASCAR without wires
NASCAR’s playoffs began on September 6th and a champion will be crowned after the final race on November 8th. The full NASCAR schedule can be found here. The Federated Auto Parts 400 starts on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT) on NBCSN.
If you don’t have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the race on one of the following live TV services. NASCAR’s playoffs will be shown on NBC and NBCSN. The good news for racing fans is that both channels are available to any streaming service. The catch is thatSo, be sure to check each one using the links below to make sure they have NBC in your area.
If you live in an area with good coverage, you can watch the races broadcast on NBC on wireless channels for free by simply attaching oneto almost every television.
Sling TV’s $ 30 a month Blue plan includes NBC and NBCSN. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available to you. Read our Sling TV review.
All of the above live TV streaming services offer free trials, can cancel at any time, and require a solid internet connection. Are you looking for more information?.