It had been a clean sweep for non-playoff drivers in the Round of 16. Chris Buescher snapped a six-year winless streak and returned RFK Racing to Victory Lane at Bristol.
He became the 19th different winner of the 2022 season.
In a hectic race of attrition, four drivers were eliminated from the playoffs. These were former Cup champions Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick, and also Richard Childress Racing’s Tyler Reddick and Austin Dillon.
How exactly to watch NASCAR at Texas
- Race: Autotrader Echo Park Automotive 500
- Date: Sunday, September 25th
- Start time: 3: 30 p.m. ET
- TV channel: USA | TSN 3/5 (Canada)
- Live stream: Peacock, fuboTV
- Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio
The playoffs have already been reset and just 34 points cover the rest of the field of 12 drivers. Chase Elliott is back atop the standings. Kyle Larson may be the defending winner at Texas this past year, but Ryan Blaney won the All-Star Race at TMS earlier this season. He remains the only real driver in the playoffs with out a win.
Rick Allen leads the NBC Cup Series broadcast team in the booth, where hes joined by former star racers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Burton. Veteran crew chief Steve Letarte adds his technical knowledge for extra analysis.
Here’s how and where you can watch all of the on-track activity for NASCAR this weekend:
Saturday, September 24
- (Schedule is tentative and at the mercy of change)
- 10: 35 a.m. ET – NASCAR Xfinity Series practice – USA NETWORK
- 11: 05 p.m. ET – NASCAR Xfinity Series qualifying – USA NETWORK
- 12: 35 p.m. ET – NASCAR Cup Series practice – USA NETWORK
- 1: 20 p.m. ET – NASCAR Cup Series qualifying – USA NETWORK
- 3: 45 p.m. ET – NASCAR Xfinity Series race (200 laps / 300 miles) – USA NETWORK
Sunday, September 25
- 3: 30 p.m. ET – NASCAR Cup Series race (334 laps / 501 miles) – USA NETWORK
Whos on the entry list for NASCAR Cup at Bristol?
You can find 36 cars on the NASCAR Cup Series entry list without open entries.
Whats next on the NASCAR Cup schedule?
The NASCAR Cup Series heads to Talladega Superspeedway next weekend, serving because the middle race in the Round of 12.
|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||NEVADA||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|