USA Network begins its career televising NASCAR Cup Series races and Xfinity


USA Network kicks off its run as NBC Sports’ new cable home of the NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series this weekend with live race coverage from Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin on Saturday and Sunday, July 2-3 , starting at 2 pm ET every day .

USA Network will be the exclusive home to 23 of the next 26 NASCAR Cup Series and Xfinity Series races through September, visiting iconic tracks like Atlanta Motor Speedway, Watkins Glen International, Darlington Raceway and Talladega Superspeedway.

Including practice and qualifying, as well as NASCAR’s ARCA Menards Series and the Whelen Modified Tour, USA Network will present nearly 200 hours of NASCAR coverage in 2022.


USA Network has been a top five cable entertainment brand for over 20 years and is widely available on cable, satellite, and broadcast providers, including:

  • AT&T U-verse HD: channel 1125
  • Spectrum HD Chart: Channel 101
  • Comcast XFINITY TV HD: channel 823
  • Cox contour HD: channel 1028
  • DIRECTVHD: channel 242
  • HD Network Dish: channel 105
  • Verizon FiOS: channel 550
  • Optimum: Channel 38

Channel listings may vary by market and may be upgraded to a different channel by the provider at any time.

USA Network is also available through most streaming services, including:

  • DirecTV streaming
  • fuboTV
  • Hulu + Live TV
  • Sling TV (blue package)
  • youtube tv

Earlier this year, USA Network became the cable home for NBC’s premium sporting events, which, in addition to NASCAR, includes coverage of the Premier League, INDYCAR, the Olympics, USGA and The R&A Golf Championships, races horse riding, cycling and more.

As in previous years, coverage that airs on the USA Network will also air on and the NBC Sports app through authentication.

The following are the complete schedules for the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series and NBC Sports Xfinity Series:

Date Location Platform Time (ET)
Sunday, July 3 Highway America USA 15:00
Sunday, July 10 atlanta USA 15:00
Sunday, July 17 new hampshire USA 15:00
Sunday, July 24 Pocono USA 15:00
Sunday, July 31 Indianapolis Speedway NBC 14:30
Sunday, August 7 Michigan USA 15:00
Sunday, August 14 richmond USA 15:00
Sunday, August 21 watkins glen USA 15:00
Saturday, August 27 Daytona NBC, Peacock 19:00
Sunday, September 4 Darlington USA 18:00
Sunday, September 11 Kansas USA 15:00
Saturday, September 17 Bristol board USA 7:30 pm
Sunday, September 25 Texas USA 3:30 pm
Sunday, October 2 Talladega NBC 14:00
Sunday, October 9 Charlotte ROVAL NBC 14:00
Sunday, October 16 Las Vegas NBC 14:30
Sunday, October 23 Homestead-Miami NBC 14:30
Sunday, October 30 martinsville NBC 14:00
Sunday, November 6 Phoenix NBC, Peacock 15:00
Date Location Platform Time (ET)
Saturday, July 2 Highway America USA 14:30
Saturday, July 9 atlanta USA five pm
Saturday, July 16 new hampshire USA 14:30
Saturday, July 23 Pocono USA five pm
Saturday, July 30 Indianapolis Speedway NBC, Peacock 3:30 pm
Saturday, August 6 Michigan USA 3:30 pm
Saturday, August 20 watkins glen USA 15:00
Friday, August 26 Daytona USA 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 3 Darlington USA 15:00
Saturday, September 10 Kansas USA 15:00
Friday, September 16 Bristol board USA 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 24 Texas USA 3:30 pm
Saturday, October 1 Talladega USA 16:00
Saturday, October 8 Charlotte ROVAL NBC, Peacock 15:00
Saturday, October 15 Las Vegas NBC, Peacock 15:00
Saturday, October 22 Homestead-Miami USA 4:30 pm
Saturday, October 29 martinsville NBC, Peacock 15:00
Saturday, November 5 Phoenix USA 18:00