NASCAR on NBCSN gears up for a full weekend of racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR: LAS VEGAS
The NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 12 begins in primetime this Sunday, Sept. 26, from Las Vegas Motor Speedway at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN. An hour-long edition of Countdown to Green pre-race coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
The Xfinity Series Playoff Round of 12 field is set ahead of this weekend in Las Vegas. Countdown to Green pre-race coverage will begin in primetime Saturday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, leading into race coverage at 7:30 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ lead NASCAR race announcer Rick Allen will call the Cup Series race this weekend from Las Vegas alongside Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte, 21-time Cup Series race winner and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton, and two-time Daytona 500 Champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame selection Dale Earnhardt Jr.Allen will call the Xfinity Series race with Burton and Brad Daugherty.
Kelli Stavast and Dave Burns will contribute coverage from pit road during the weekend’s pair of Playoff races from Las Vegas.
All studio coverage will take place from the Peacock Pit Box, beginning Saturday which will be anchored by Stavast alongside Earnhardt Jr. and NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett.
Sunday’s pre-race coverage will feature Letarte with Jarrett and Daugherty. The 30-minute NASCAR America post-race show will also include analysis from Jarrett and Daugherty.
The Round of 12 is finalized heading into Las Vegas, with Kyle Larson continuing to lead the standings following his thrilling win at Bristol last weekend. AJ Allmendinger won the Xfinity Series race at Bristol in overtime, securing the regular season championship over Austin Cindric.
2021 NASCAR CUP SERIES PLAYOFF STANDINGS ROUND OF 12
DriversPointsKyle Larson3059Martin Truex Jr.3029Denny Hamlin3024Ryan Blaney3024Kyle Busch3022Chase Elliott3021Alex Bowman3015William Byron3014Joey Logano3013Brad Keselowski3008Christopher Bell3005Kevin Harvick3002The official home of the NASCAR Championship and Playoffs, NBC Sports will once again present the final 20 NASCAR Cup Series races and 19 NASCAR Xfinity Series races in 2021, culminating with the Championship at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 6-7. Click here for more information on NBC Sports’ 2021 NASCAR coverage.
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