CONCORD, N.C. -- The final race in the NASCAR Cup Series Round of 12 will take place this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway road course, or the ROVAL, as eight drivers look to move on to the next round of the playoffs.
Out of three Cup Series races on the ROVAL, Chase Elliott has won two of them and has led a total of 62 laps at the 2.28-mile road course. The 25-year-old driver won three cutoff races in a row during his 2020 championships season, including the ROVAL, Martinsville Speedway and Phoenix Raceway.
Alex Bowman also has fared well at the ROVAL, posting a runner-up finish in 2019 and a fourth-place result in 2018. He has finished no worse than eighth at the ROVAL in his Cup career.
Here is everything you need to know to tune in to Sunday’s playoff race at the ROVAL.
WHAT TIME ARE PRACTICE AND QUALIFYING?
Since NASCAR is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of the teams and personnel at the track, there will be no practice and no qualifying.
WHAT TIME IS THE RACE?
The race will be on Sunday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. ET and be broadcast on NBC.
CAN I LISTEN ON THE RADIO?
The race will be available on PRN Radio as well as SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
CAN I STREAM ONLINE?
WHAT CHANNEL IS NBC?
It varies, but this link allows fans to find the channel by entering their zip code.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Since 2018, Hendrick Motorsports has won nine of the 14 Cup Series points-paying events held on road courses, including eight of the last 10. This season, the team has won four of six road races, including three sweeps of the top-two finishing positions. Hendrick Motorsports holds the all-time NASCAR Cup Series records for road-course wins (24), different drivers with a road-course victory (seven) and road-course stage wins (11).