CONCORD, N.C. -- NASCAR Cup Series racing is back.
Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott, William Byron and Alex Bowman all will hit the track for the 63rd running of the DAYTONA 500 this Sunday, which kicks off the 2021 season.
Bowman will lead all Hendrick Motorsports drivers to green for the 63rd DAYTONA 500 after he posted the best qualifying session Wednesday night. The rest of the starting lineup was set Thursday night with the Duel races.
Fans looking for some fun NASCAR action before "The Great American Race" can tune into WWE SmackDown on Friday night to see Elliott being presented with his own WWE Championship by superstars Angelo Dawkins and Montez Ford, also known as the Street Profits. WWE SmackDown will start at 8 p.m. ET on FOX.
Take a look below to see how you can tune in to the DAYTONA 500.
WHAT TIME IS PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING?
Practice and qualifying took place on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Bowman and Byron earned their second front-row sweep together and Bowman nabbed his second pole award for the 500. The driver of the No. 48 Chevrolet now has been on the front row of the DAYTONA 500 for four consecutive years - a Cup Series record.
WHAT TIME IS THE RACE?
The DAYTONA 500 will start on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 2:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on FOX.
Early coverage of "The Great American Race" can also be found on Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on FS1, and FOX will start its coverage at 1 p.m. ET. Elliott and Larson will be part of special features during FOX's pre-race coverage, as well. Elliott will sit down with Jeff Gordon for a one-on-on interview, while Larson will get candid with Emmanuel Acho.
CAN I LISTEN ON THE RADIO?
The race will be available on MRN Radio as well as SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
Fans also can tune in to "The SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Pre-Race Show" from noon - 1:30 p.m. ET. That will be followed at by trackside race coverage from MRN at 1:30 p.m. ET. SiriusXM NASCAR Radio will be live following the race until 10 p.m. ET Sunday.
The "Driver2Crew Chatter" channels will be live on Sunday at 2:45 p.m. ET. Elliott's channel will be on SIRIUS 136, XM 383 and streaming will be on 983. Larson's channel will be on SIRIUS 121, XM 387 and streaming will be on 987.
CAN I STREAM ONLINE?
WHAT CHANNEL IS FOX?
It varies, but this link allows fans to find the channel by entering their zip code and selecting their television provider.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Hendrick Motorsports has notched eight DAYTONA 500 wins, which is one shy of tying Petty Enterprises’ record of nine. The team’s victories have come with five different drivers: Jeff Gordon (1997, 1999, 2005), Jimmie Johnson (2006, 2013), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2014), Darrell Waltrip (1989) and Geoff Bodine (1986). It has won “The Great American Race” in a record-tying four different decades: the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.