2022 NASCAR at Michigan - Start time, how to watch, entry list & more

NASCAR takes on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course for Round 23 of the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series season.

NASCAR heads back to the ovals after a hectic race weekend on the IMS Road Course. Tyler Reddick claimed victory while Ross Chastain was the center of controversy once again. On the final restart, he took the access road in Turn 1 and ending up gaining ground, even fighting Reddick for the race lead. He crossed the line second, but was penalized and dropped to 27th in the final running order.

It is Reddick's second victory of the 2022 season, both coming on a road course. Rookies Harrison Burton and Todd Gilliland each claimed the best result of their young Cup careers, finishing third and fourth, respectively. 

The winless Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr. are still hanging onto the final two playoff spots with no new winners this past week. A 15th different winner over the next month would boot one of them out of the top-16, despite sitting inside the top-five in regular season points. 

Ty Gibbs finished 16th in his Cup Series debut at Pocono, subbing for Kurt Busch, following it up with another top-20 at IMS. He will again be in the No. 45 this weekend as Busch recovers from a crash in Pocono qualifying that left him with concussion-like symptoms.

Austin Hill will be making his NASCAR Cup Series debut this weekend in a third entry for Richard Childress Racing.

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How to watch the NASCAR at Michigan

  • Race: FireKeepers Casino 400
  • Date: Sunday, August 7th
  • Start time: 3:00 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: USA Network | TSN 3/5 (Canada)
  • Live stream: Peacock, fuboTV
  • Radio: MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

The NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series will be racing this weekend at Michigan. The iconic two-mile oval has been a part of the schedule since 1969. Blaney is the defending winner of the event while Harvick leads active drivers in wins there at five.

Rick Allen leads the NBC Cup Series broadcast team in the booth, where he’s joined by former star racers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Burton. Veteran crew chief Steve Letarte adds his technical knowledge for extra analysis.

NBC will cover all races from now through the playoffs either on the main NBC channel or USA Network.

Here's how and where to watch all the on-track activity for NASCAR this weekend:

Saturday, August 6

  • (Schedule is tentative and subject to change)
  • 9:05 a.m. ET - NASCAR Xfinity Series practice - NBC Streaming Apps
  • 9:35 a.m. ET - NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying - NBC Streaming Apps
  • 12:35 p.m. ET - NASCAR Cup Series practice - NBC Streaming Apps
  • 1:20 p.m. ET - NASCAR Cup Series qualifying - NBC Streaming Apps
  • 3:30 p.m. ET - NASCAR Xfinity Series race (125 laps / 250 miles) - USA NETWORK
  • 6:30 p.m. ET - ARCA Menards Series race (100 / 200 miles laps) - MAVTV

Sunday, August 7

  • 3:00 p.m. ET - NASCAR Cup Series race (82 laps) - USA NETWORK

Who’s on the entry list for NASCAR Cup at Pocono?

There are 37 cars on the NASCAR Cup Series entry list with one open entries -- Austin Hill, who is making his Cup debut with RCR.

No.

Driver

Team

Manufacturer

1

Ross Chastain

Trackhouse Racing

Chevrolet

2

Austin Cindric

Team Penske

Ford

3

Austin Dillon

Richard Childress Racing

Chevrolet

4

Kevin Harvick

Stewart Haas Racing

Ford

5

Kyle Larson

Hendrick Motorsports

Chevrolet

6

Brad Keselowski

RFK Racing

Ford

7

Corey Lajoie

Spire Motorsports

Chevrolet

8

Tyler Reddick

Richard Childress Racing

Chevrolet

9

Chase Elliott

Hendrick Motorsports

Chevrolet

10

Aric Almirola

Stewart Haas Racing

Ford

11

Denny Hamlin

Joe Gibbs Racing

Toyota

12

Ryan Blaney

Team Penske

Ford

14

Chase Briscoe

Stewart Haas Racing

Ford

15

JJ Yeley

 

Rick Ware Racing

Ford

16

Noah Gragson

Kaulig Racing

Chevrolet

17

Chris Buescher

RFK Racing

Ford

18

Kyle Busch

Joe Gibbs Racing

Toyota

19

Martin Truex Jr.

Joe Gibbs Racing

Toyota

20

Christopher Bell

Joe Gibbs Racing

Toyota

21

Harrison Burton

Wood Brothers Racing

Ford

22

Joey Logano

Team Penske

Ford

23

Bubba Wallace

23XI Racing

Toyota

24

William Byron

Hendrick Motorsports

Chevrolet

31

Justin Haley

Kaulig Racing

Chevrolet

34

Michael McDowell

Front Row Motorsports

Ford

38

Todd Gilliland

Front Row Motorsports

Ford

41

Cole Custer

Stewart Haas Racing

Ford

42

Ty Dillon

Petty GMS Motorsports

Chevrolet

43

Erik Jones

Petty GMS Motorsports

Chevrolet

45

Ty Gibbs

23XI Racing

Toyota

47

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

JTG Daugherty Racing

Chevrolet

48

Alex Bowman

Hendrick Motorsports

Chevrolet

51

Cody Ware

Rick Ware Racing

Ford

77

Josh Bilicki

Spire Motorsports

Chevrolet

78

BJ McLeod

Live Fast Motorsports

Ford

99

Daniel Suarez

TrackHouse Racing

Chevrolet

What’s next on the NASCAR Cup schedule?

After Michigan there will be just three races remaining in the regular season before the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs begin at Darlington.

Date Track Network Time Radio
Sunday, August 14 Richmond USA 3:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, August 21 Watkins Glen USA 3:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Saturday, August 27 Daytona NBC 7:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, September 4 Darlington USA 6:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, September 11 Kansas USA 3:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Saturday, September 17 Bristol USA 7:30 p.m. ET PRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, September 25 Texas USA 3:30 p.m. ET PRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, October 2 Talladega NBC 2:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, October 9 Charlotte Roval NBC 2:00 p.m. ET PRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, October 16 Las Vegas NBC 2:30 p.m. ET PRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, October 23 Homestead NBC 2:30 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, October 30 Martinsville NBC 2:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM
Sunday, November 6 Phoenix NBC 3:00 p.m. ET MRN/SiriusXM

 

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