Start time, television, streaming schedule, programming for the NASCAR Cup Series season opener


NASCAR is back – and with an all-new car – as The 2022 season has started with the 64th Daytona 500.

two weeks later launch of the Next Gen car at the exhibition Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum in Los AngelesCup Series drivers will race the new vehicles at NASCAR’s most famous track – Daytona International Speedway.

Several drivers have changed teams during the offseason and a few new teams will debut, but one thing that hasn’t changed is Kyle Larson up front. The defending Cup Series champion posted the fastest qualifying time and will start on pole. He will be joined by a Hendrick Motorsports teammate in the person of Alex Bowman, who starts on the front row of the Daytona 500 for the fifth consecutive year.

Here’s all the information you need to prepare for the 64th annual Daytona 500, the season opener of the NASCAR Cup Series:

What time does the Daytona 500 start?

The 64th Daytona 500 takes place Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET at Daytona International Speedway.

What TV channel is the Daytona 500 airing on?

Fox is broadcasting the Daytona 500 and has a pre-race show starting at 1 p.m. ET.

Will there be a live broadcast of the Daytona 500?

The Daytona 500 can be streamed live on the Fox Sports website (for those with a cable/satellite provider) and on the FoxSports app.

The race can also be streamed live via Fubo TV, plus other options like Hulu+ Live TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and PlayStation Vue. Some of these services may offer trial packages.

How many laps does the Daytona 500 do?

The race is 200 laps around the 2.5 mile track for a total of 500 miles.

The race will consist of three segments (laps per stage) – Stage 1: 65 laps, Stage 2: 65 laps, Stage 3: 70 laps.

Who won the Daytona 500 last year?

Michael McDowell won the 2021 Daytona 500 for his first victory in the NASCAR Cup Series.

What is the range of the Daytona 500?

Here is the lineup that apart from the first row was set by Thursday’s Daytona Duels (car number in brackets):

1. (5) Kyle Larson, Chevy

2. (48) Alex Bowman, Chevy

3. (6) Brad Keselowski, Ford

4. (17) Chris Buescher, Ford

5. (2) Austin Cindric, Ford

6. (34) Michael McDowell, Ford

7. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford

8. (21) Harrison Burton, Ford

9. (14) Chase Briscoe, Ford

10. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota

11. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevy

12. (20) Christopher Bell, Toyota

13. (43) Erik Jones, Chevy

14. (19) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota

15. (8) Tyler Reddick, Chevy

16. (23) Bubba Wallace, Toyota

17. (45) Kurt Busch, Toyota

18. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Chevy

19. (1) Ross Chastain, Chevy

20. (22) Joey Logano, Ford

21. (99) Daniel Suarez, Chevy

22. (4) Kevin Harvick, Ford

23. (24) William Byron, Chevy

24. (7) Corey LaJoie, Chevrolet

25. (31) Justin Haley, Chevy

26. (42) Ty Dillon, Chevy

27. (77) Landon Cassill, Chevy

28. (44) Greg Biffle, Chevrolet

29. (38) Todd Gilliland, Ford

30. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota

31. (41) Cole Custer, Ford

32. (51) Cody Ware, Ford

33. (16) Daniel Hemric, Chevy

34. (15) David Ragan, Ford

35. (50) Kaz Grala, Chevrolet

36. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevy

37. (78) BJ McLeod, Ford

38. (10) Aric Almirola, Ford

39. (62) Noah Gragson, Chevrolet

40. (27) Jacques Villeneuve, Ford

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Daytona 500 2022: start time, TV broadcast schedule, lineup for NASCAR


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