NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Round of 8 Continues Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC Featuring Another Opportunity for a Driver to Earn Championship 4 Berth

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A second Cup Series Playoff driver will aim to secure a berth and join Joey Logano in the Championship 4 this Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Two Playoff drivers have won in the past at the Homestead track: Denny Hamlin (2009, 2013, 2020) William Byron (2021), and Logano (2018). Sunday will mark the first time since 2019 that Homestead-Miami Speedway hosts a NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race.

Coverage of the Dixie Vodka 400 will be presented Sunday at 2:30 p.m. ET with an hour-long edition of Countdown to Green beginning pre-race coverage at 1:30 p.m. ET. NASCAR America post-race coverage will immediately follow the checkered flag at 6 p.m. ET on Peacock.

The NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs Round of 8 drives on in Homestead with the Contender Boats 300 this Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET on USA Network and Countdown to Green beginning pre-race coverage at 4 p.m. ET. Josh Berry clinched a spot in the Championship 4 with his win last weekend.

Two-time Daytona 500 Champion and NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., 21-time Cup Series race winner and “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton, and Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte will serve as analysts for the Cup Series race from Homestead-Miami Speedway with lead NASCAR race announcer Rick Allen. Burton and Letarte will join Allen for the Xfinity Series race.

Marty Snider, Dave Burns and Kim Coon will serve as pit reporters this weekend.

Snider will anchor pre- and post-race studio coverage with racing icon Kyle Petty this weekend from the Peacock Pit Box.

The 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 2022 across NBC, Peacock and USA Network, culminating with the Championship at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 5-6. Click here for more information on NBC Sports’ 2022 NASCAR coverage.

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  • AnalystsDale Earnhardt Jr.Jeff BurtonSteve Letarte
  • Play by PlayRick Allen
  • Pit ReportersMarty SniderDave Burns, Kim Coon


  • Host: Marty Snider
  • Analyst: Kyle Petty


  • TV – NBC, USA Network
  • Streaming –, NBC Sports app, Peacock
DateCoveragePlatformTime (ET)
Fri., Oct. 21NASCAR Xfinity Series Practice & QualifyingUSA Network6 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 22NASCAR Cup Series Practice &, NBC Sports app10 a.m.
Countdown to Green – NASCAR Xfinity SeriesUSA Network4 p.m.
NASCAR Xfinity Series Contender Boats 300USA Network 4:30 p.m.
NASCAR America Post-Race – NASCAR Xfinity SeriesUSA Network7:30 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 23Countdown to Green – NASCAR Cup SeriesNBC1:30 p.m.
NASCAR Cup Series Dixie Vodka 400NBC2:30 p.m.
NASCAR America Post-Race – NASCAR Cup SeriesPeacock6 p.m.

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